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All Songs Considered

The Songs That Make Us Cry

This week: results from our survey about the songs that bring tears to your eyes. Hear listener submissions, as well as personal picks from the All Songs crew.

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Songs We Love: Sufjan Stevens, 'Should Have Known Better'

The latest song from Sufjan Stevens, from his upcoming album Carrie & Lowell, is a return to the intimate, acoustic style of albums like Michigan.

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