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Sarah Siskind on Mountain Stage.
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September 4, 2012 The Nashville singer-songwriter's hauntingly beautiful voice is in top form in this, her first appearance on the show.
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Glen Hansard performs as part of KUT's "Live at the Four Seasons" sessions in Austin during SXSW.
March 29, 2012 The singer, known for The Swell Season and The Frames (as well as the movie Once), offers a glimpse of his forthcoming album during this session on KUT, recorded live at Austin's Four Seasons hotel during SXSW. Hansard gets an assist from saxophonist Jake Clemons, and at one point yields the spotlight to singer Sarah Siskind.
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In the depths of breakup-induced despair, even a trip to Chuck E. Cheese won't cure what ails you. You need songs that understand.
Courtesy of Chuck E. Cheese
February 10, 2011 Just in time for the clown-show of the heart that is Valentine's Day, choke down these five weepers as you pick through the charred ruins of your life, deface your cherished mementos, and use the absorbent exterior of a Chipotle burrito to soak up your tears.
December 21, 2010 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share some of the tunes that get them in the mood for warm cookies, hot cocoa, and Santa Claus. Grab a blanket and curl up in front of the computer.
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October 13, 2009 Sarah Siskind has never been constrained by her bluegrass roots. In recent years, the independent-minded country-folk singer has earned the respect of musicians as diverse as Bon Iver and Doc Watson. Hear her in a session on World Cafe.
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August 20, 2009 The Nashville-based singer-songwriter pens powerful, country-tinged tunes — which both Alison Krauss and Bon Iver know well from having covered her music. Hear music from Siskind's latest album, Say It Louder.
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July 27, 2009 In this charming performance at the NPR Music offices, Siskind performs two of the highlights from Say It Louder before closing with a requested "Lovin's for Fools."
June 16, 2009 In "Say It Louder," Siskind second-guesses a failed relationship, her voice exuding the ache of disappointment. Looking back, she's not really wishing she'd done anything differently, so much as she's wishing she'd done more: "If I had the chance to say it again," she sings, "I'd say it louder."
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