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December 22, 2014 Every year, All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton go on a musical holiday adventure. This year, they take a rocket ride to outer space and are joined by a few special guests.
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Jimmy Eat World's new album, Damage, is its eighth in 20 years together. Left to right: Rick Burch, Zach Lind, Jim Adkins and Tom Linton.
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June 22, 2013 Perhaps best known for its 2001 hit, "The Middle," the band recently released its eighth studio album, Damage. Lead singer Jim Adkins talks about the band's evolution through two decades together.
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Jimmy Eat World's Bleed American had a sweetness and sincerity missing in the Top 40 rock of the time.
November 11, 2009 Mainstream rock was in dire straits in the early 2000s, but out of a world of jaw-wired-shut self-plagiarizers and rap-rockers came arguably the power-pop anthem of the decade. Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle" is a hopeful, energetically poppy punk song about being yourself.
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