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March 1, 2006 The Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy and singer-songwriter Laura Veirs perform solo acoustic work.

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November 12, 2013 The inventive singer-songwriter reflects on the creation of her new album, Warp and Weft.

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Laura Veirs sings folk songs for children on her 2011 album Tumble Bee.

January 10, 2012 Hear the singer-songwriter perform family-friendly classic folk songs on today's World Cafe.

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March 23, 2010 Laura Veirs brings her earthy brand of indie-folk to WXPN for this World Cafe session.

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October 27, 2005 The Seattle-based singer's trademark smart-pop has won her fans across the spectrum.

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Interviews & Profiles

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January 9, 2010 Veirs' seventh album is a stripped-down affair with guest vocals from My Morning Jacket's Jim James.

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Discover Songs

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February 1, 2010 Veirs' "July Flame" is a litany of warm-weather imagery: kites, lemonade, a "sweet summer peach."

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December 21, 2009 Hear July Flame in its entirety, three weeks before its official release on Jan. 12.

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Tucker Martine

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

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October 5, 2005 New music from Paul McCartney; A revival for folk artist Vashti Bunyan; New Brit pop from Superg...

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October 5, 2004 Guitarist, actor and author Guy Davis; A radio tale from bluesman Dave Alvin; Seattle singer/son...

News

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September 13, 2010 From the Land of the ice and Snow: The Songs of Led Zeppelin features more than 50 artists.

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Reviews

Laura Veirs

February 1, 2010 Veirs' "July Flame" is a litany of warm-weather imagery: kites, lemonade, a "sweet summer peach."

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December 16, 2005 Tom Moon's picks for the year's best CDs range from lo-fi indie folk to rediscovered jazz.

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October 11, 2005 Reviewer Tom Moon says Laura Veirs' fifth and latest CD will finally launch her from obscurity.

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Clockwise from upper left: Sharon Van Etten, Boards Of Canada, Thundercat, Natasha Kmeto

May 28, 2013 This week's mix features dark electronica, a retooled Stevie Nicks-Tom Petty Classic, and more.

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Laura Veirs' new album, Tumble Bee, will be released on Nov. 8.

October 30, 2011 Warm, homey sincerity seeps out of every second of the singer-songwriter's sweet children's record.

Clockwise from upper left: Exitmusic, Milagres, Harold Budd.

September 20, 2011 This week on All Songs Considered, youth and age find a way to meet in the middle.

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Laura Veirs performing a Tiny Desk Concert.

March 1, 2010 The singer treated the NPR Music offices to three songs that invited us into her warm musical world.

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