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October 29, 2012 The Swedish singer's latest album, Pale Fire, is a weighty collection of moody meditations on politics, foreign affairs and other deep thoughts. Hear the latest single from the record, which is due out Nov. 16.
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El Perro Del Mar.
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March 24, 2010 El Perro Del Mar, a.k.a. Sarah Assbring, is a Swedish singer-songwriter with a knack for ending relationships right around the time she starts to write her albums. Her latest record, 2009's Love Is Not Pop, finds her once again dealing with the pitfalls of romance under a bed of swirling indie-pop.
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July 21, 2008 The secret identity of the electronic artist known as Podington Bear has been blown. Hear how it happened. We've also got music from the gentle-voiced singer, Doveman. He turns the dance-pop song "Let's Hear It For The Boy," from the Footloose soundtrack, into a slow dirge. Also on the show: Tilly and the Wall, a baroque viola piece, Teddy Thompson, the gifted son of Richard and Linda Thompson, Swedish singer Sarah Assbring, also known as El Perro Del Mar, and a nearly flawless new album from Germany's 20-year rock veterans, The Notwist.
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May 29, 2008 Sweden is home to some of the most exciting pop music around. In a special session with host David Dye, World Cafe features three emerging artists: Lykke Li, El Perro del Mar, and Anna Ternheim.
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January 8, 2007 Sarah Assbring sings with a melancholy and longing that suggests she's never been a part of anything. Under the pseudonym El Perro Del Mar, the Swedish sin--r recently released her self-titled debut full-length--which features songs of loneliness, heartbreak and dogs.
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May 4, 2006 El Perro Del Mar could pass for an alternate-universe Motown sensation. Its minimalist sound incorporates touches of jazz and a heavy blend of orchestral strings in a way that finds room for both darkness and uplift.
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