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Concerts

Duncan Sheik will perform from the World Cafe Live stage today at noon ET.

April 29, 2011 Hear the singer-songwriter behind "Barely Breathing" perform live from Philadelphia.

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February 16, 2010 The songwriter behind 1996's "Barely Breathing" has branched into chamber-pop and musical theater.

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Studio Sessions

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March 28, 2006 Known for the hit "Barely Breathing," Duncan Sheik breaks new ground on his latest CD.

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Interviews & Profiles

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January 24, 2009 Once known for his sensitive crooning, Sheik's rock musicals have put him in the spotlight again.

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January 27, 2007 Critics are hailing Spring Awakening as a fresh interpretation of the Broadway musical.

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News

Duncan Sheik, pictured at home in 2010, won two Tony Awards for his work on the 2006 musical Spring Awakening. His new album is a collection of covers of songs from the 1980s.

June 7, 2011 A new album of covers shows the songwriter looking back without giving in to nostalgia.

Reviews

Duncan Sheik, pictured at home in 2010, won two Tony Awards for his work on the 2006 musical Spring Awakening. His new album is a collection of covers of songs from the 1980s.

June 7, 2011 A new album of covers shows the songwriter looking back without giving in to nostalgia.

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Whisper House

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  • Album: Whisper House
  • Artist: Duncan Sheik
  • Label: RCA Victor
  • Released: 2009
 

Spring Awakening

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  • Album: Spring Awakening
  • Artist: Cast
  • Label: Decca Broadway
 

Covers '80s

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  • Album: Covers '80s
  • Artist: Duncan Sheik
  • Released: 2011