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My Brightest Diamond

Shara Worden leads the ensemble My Brightest Diamond.
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Shara Worden leads the ensemble My Brightest Diamond.

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Concerts

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May 28, 2009 Musicians like Bon Iver, David Byrne and Feist help fight AIDS in a historic benefit concert.

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Studio Sessions

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April 9, 2008 Led by the operatically trained Shara Worden, the band performs songs from its forthcoming album.

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Interviews & Profiles

My Brightest Diamond is the indie-pop project of classically trained singer and composer Shara Worden.

November 12, 2011 Singer Shara Worden inherited her eclectic music taste from her father, a musical evangelist.

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Discover Songs

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September 11, 2006 My Brightest Diamond's debut brings to mind the work of Jeff Buckley, Edith Piaf and Nina Simone.

August 24, 2006 All new music from folk legend Bob Dylan; Woody Guthrie covered by The Klezmatics; Country elect...

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Reviews

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October 7, 2010 A new song cycle based on Homer's Odyssey, deftly weaves pop, jazz, and classical.

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September 11, 2006 My Brightest Diamond's debut brings to mind the work of Jeff Buckley, Edith Piaf and Nina Simone.

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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 collection of deeply personal, warmly intimate songs.

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Chopin

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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All Things Will Unwind

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  • Album: All Things Will Unwind
  • Artist: My Brightest Diamond
  • Label: Asthmatic Kitty
  • Released: 2011
 

Bring Me the Workhorse

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Dark Was the Night [4AD]

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  • Album: Dark Was the Night [4AD]
  • Artist: Dirty Projectors and David Byrne
  • Label: 4AD
  • Released: 2009
 

Bring Me the Workhorse

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  • Album: Bring Me the Workhorse
  • Artist: My Brightest Diamond
  • Label: Asthmatic Kitty
  • Released: 2006