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Petra Haden's new album is titled Petra Goes to the Movies.
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January 26, 2013 Haden's new album, Petra Goes to the Movies, recasts movie scores in an a cappella setting. From Psycho to The Social Network, her layered vocals offer a captivating interpretation of classic — and not-so-classic — theme music.
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On her new album, Petra Goes To The Movies, Petra Haden recreates movie themes using densely layered arrangements of her own voice.
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January 24, 2013 Recent Oscar-nominated films, along with an experimental new album by alt-pop singer Petra Haden, remind us that movies are as much about what we hear than what we see.
November 22, 2006 Petra Haden and her occasional cohorts in The Sellouts make wonderfully unclassifiable music: Their music is so varied that one category can't suffice. Haden mixes classical, jazz, blues, rock, folk and pop, often performing some unusual combination a cappella.
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March 6, 2005 Guest host Sheilah Kast speaks with singer Petra Haden , who has two new projects: "Petra Haden and Bill Frisell" (Sovereign Artists Records), a collection of standards played by the virtuoso guitarist, and "Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out" (Bar/None Records) in which she recreates the Who's music entirely with her voice.
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January 26, 2005 Tributes to boxer Jack Johnson from Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis; An intimate home recording from Cantinero; A look at opposite day with Andrew Bird; The Who sung a Capella by Petra Haden and more.
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