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Laura Gibson

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June 22, 2009 Hear highlights from the Tiny Desk Concert series: live music recorded at the offices of NPR Music.

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Studio Sessions

Laura Gibson's new album is titled La Grande.

February 28, 2012 On Gibson's new album, La Grande, her hushed voice is as quiet as ever, but her songs are louder.

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Interviews & Profiles

Laura Gibson and her band performs at the 200th Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 27, 2012.

March 4, 2012 The inspiration for Tiny Desk Concerts returns to perform songs from her new album, La Grande.

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March 15, 2007 South by Southwest, Austin's four-day marathon, offers plenty of opportunity for music discovery.

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Discover Songs

Laura Gibson and Ethan Rose

May 18, 2010 The overall effect of "Younger" is akin to being let in on someone's gauzily lovely dream.

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February 22, 2010 All Songs Considered's latest episode features Fela Kuti, Toumani Diabate, Ali Farka Toure and more.

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Sufjan Stevens

December 18, 2009 Hear a mix of classic and new holiday songs by Sufjan Stevens, Bob Dylan, Laura Gibson and more.

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The Decemberists

December 15, 2009 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his Top 10 favorite albums of 2009.

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October 5, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: Producer Tucker Martine spins some of his favorite songs.

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June 22, 2009 Hear highlights from the Tiny Desk Concert series: live music recorded at the offices of NPR Music.

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March 19, 2009 Gibson's "Shadows on Parade" is a revelation, as sonically rich as it is characteristically quiet.

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February 16, 2009 Hear the singer's lovely, arresting new album in its entirety.

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February 16, 2009 All Songs Considered's latest mix features new music from Morrissey, Lily Allen, and more.

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April 24, 2008 New music from Elf Power, Gnarls Barkley, Circulatory System, Tim Fite, Laura Gibson, More.

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April 22, 2008 Oregon-based folksinger Laura Gibson performs our very first Tiny Desk Concert.

November 16, 2006 A mash-up of Cuban rhythms and Coldplay; Los Angeles rapper Pigeon John; Atlanta art rock trio H...

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Reviews

Laura Gibson and Ethan Rose

May 18, 2010 The overall effect of "Younger" is akin to being let in on someone's gauzily lovely dream.

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March 19, 2009 Gibson's "Shadows on Parade" is a revelation, as sonically rich as it is characteristically quiet.

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February 16, 2009 All Songs Considered's latest mix features new music from Morrissey, Lily Allen, and more.

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More Stories

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October 24, 2012 "The Carob Trees" examines relationships across generations dating all the way back to Adam and Eve.

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Laura Gibson and her band performs at the 200th Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 27, 2012.

March 5, 2012 The Typhoid Mary of the Tiny Desk returns to perform four songs from her new album, La Grande.

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Laura Gibson

February 15, 2012 The folk singer creates a gothic tale of madness that's both beautiful and chilling.

Laura Gibson

January 26, 2012 The folk singer creates a gothic tale of madness that's both beautiful and chilling.

Laura Gibson's new album, La Grande, comes out Jan. 24.

January 8, 2012 As its title implies, the new La Grande finds Gibson expanding her sound in bold and ambitious ways.

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.

February 10, 2011 Follow the five stages of breakup music, from denial to a bitterness that masquerades as acceptance.

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