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Sarah Kirkland Snider's song cycle Unremembered comes out Sept. 4.
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July 28, 2015 "The Witch," from composer Sarah Kirkland Snider's new album Unremembered, inspires childlike fear. Hear singer Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond spin out a tale of terror.
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Bjork is one of many artists inspired by the dwarf planet the spacecraft New Horizons is exploring.
July 14, 2015 As the New Horizons spacecraft arrives at Pluto, here are nine songs inspired by the controversial dwarf planet.
April 24, 2015 Watch the video for the theatrical indie-pop act My Brightest Diamond's latest single, which uses fast cuts to display what a body is made of and what it's capable of.
September 16, 2014 My Brightest Diamond's busy and enigmatic singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist is a dizzying blur of creativity. Watch Q2 visit with Shara Worden in her Detroit home.
My Brightest Diamond's new album, This Is My Hand, comes out Sept. 16.
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September 7, 2014 Shara Worden's music sounds both micro-orchestrated and entirely, ecstatically spontaneous. Every song here is a mission statement and a directive; each is propulsive and demanding of full attention.
Clockwise from upper left: Jenny Lewis, My Brightest Diamond, Elephant Stone, Shinedoe.
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June 3, 2014 The latest episode of All Songs Considered features music that reflects on the passage of time, including incredible songs from singers Jenny Lewis and My Brightest Diamond's Shara Worden.
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My Brightest Diamond is the indie-pop project of classically trained singer and composer Shara Worden.
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November 12, 2011 Singer and songwriter Shara Worden studied opera and classical composition before starting the band, but her musical roots go back much further — to her upbringing in a family of evangelists outside Detroit.
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My Brightest Diamond's new album, All Things Will Unwind, comes out Oct. 18.
October 9, 2011 My Brightest Diamond glitters on this collaboration with the alt-classical yMusic Ensemble, leading to a deeply personal and warmly intimate album.
October 7, 2010 A new song cycle based on Homer's Odyssey and featuring vocalist Shara Worden, deftly weaves pop, jazz, and classical. Hear a sneak preview of the album before its Oct. 26 release date.
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May 28, 2009 In a year of great music, the Dark Was the Night compilation ranks near the top. Now comes Dark Was the Night: The Concert, a truly mammoth undertaking. Members of The National curated the May 3 event to benefit AIDS research with performances by David Byrne, The Dirty Projectors, Feist, Bon Iver, Sharon Jones and My Brightest Diamond.
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