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Delicate Steve used his third wish to wish for more wishes.
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Delicate Steve artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

Steve Marion's band, Delicate Steve, performs on this episode of World Cafe.

June 22, 2011 Hear Steve Marion and his band perform songs from Wondervisions in the WXPN studio.

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Discover Songs

Still from Delicate Steve's 'Butterfly.'

January 29, 2011 Spectacular visions swarm a New Jersey farm in Delicate Steve's new video.

News

Steve Marion, who calls his band Delicate Steve, at work.

April 20, 2011 A made up story about a new band fooled some in the media. What the stunt says about how we listen.

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More Stories

Clockwise from upper row: Thenewno2, Lawrence Arabia, The Do

July 3, 2012 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their picks for this week's essential listening.

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Delicate Steve's new album, Positive Force, comes out July 10.

July 1, 2012 Positive Force, the band's second album, practically bursts with eccentric ideas and curlicues.

Delicate Steve's video for Boshra Al Saadi's "Snowyman"

February 15, 2012 Their collaboration finds the beauty and happiness in solitude. Also there are pretty horses.

Warning: The new video for Delicate Steve remix of Saadi's "Snowman" features pretty horses.

February 10, 2012 Their collaboration finds the beauty and happiness in solitude. Also there are pretty horses.

Delicate Steve and Callers. Not pictured: their eyes

January 26, 2012 The two bands collaborated to make a bouncy new track.

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Delicate Steve is this week's "World Cafe: Next" artist.

February 7, 2011 Hear two cuts from the experimental solo artist's latest album Wondervisions.

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  • Album: Wondervisions
  • Artist: Delicate Steve
  • Released: 2011
 

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