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David Mead artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

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October 20, 2009 Hear Mead's warm high-register voice and songs of post-marital life in a session on World Cafe.

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August 14, 2009 In "Last Train Home," Mead's lovely, high, pure voice captures breeziness and ache in every breath.

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October 9, 2008 Here's a five-song playlist to help you take a break from plodding through this waking life.

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August 13, 2008 There's no better place to mourn ostentatiously than alone in a car late at night, with this music.

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In "The Smile of Rachael Ray," David Mead crafts a melancholy Christmas song with an unlikely star.

December 14, 2011 Mead crafts a wistful, heartbreaking and humane new Christmas classic in "The Smile of Rachael Ray."

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August 14, 2009 In "Last Train Home," Mead's lovely, high, pure voice captures breeziness and ache in every breath.

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March 16, 2006 Stephen Thompson shares tracks from some of his favorite artists performing at the festival.

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As the NPR Music team and others prepared to leave the network's old headquarters, mysterious messages began appearing on the windows and walls: "Everything will be better!"

April 17, 2013 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share listener picks for songs about how to deal with change.

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December 19, 2006 A list of the year's best discoveries: artists likely to make a bigger mark in the months to come.

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