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New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

Clockwise from upper left: Lisa Germano, Ra Ra Riot, Tom Waits, Keith Richards, Blaudzun.

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On this edition of All Songs Considered we've got a bunch of new-year premieres for you, including a special collaboration between Tom Waits and Keith Richards. The two veteran musicians recorded a song together for a new compilation album called Son Of Rogue's Gallery, and we guarantee it's not at all what you'd expect. Do the word's "sea chantey" mean anything to you?

Also on the program: A curious and captivating new song from Ra Ra Riot; the ghostly and gorgeous voice of Lisa Germano; a stunning sophomore release from the Irish band Villagers; the trippy Canadian rock group Elephant Stone; Dutch pop singer-songwriter Blaudzun; the infectious, '60s-inspired psych-pop duo Foxygen and the electronic dance band STRFKR returns with a moodier new record called Miracle Mile.

Songs Featured On This Episode

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Tom Waits & Keith Richards

  • Album: Son Of Rogues Gallery
  • Song: Shenandoah (Performed By Tom Waits & Keith Richards)
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Villagers

  • Album: {Awayland}
  • Song: The Waves

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Song
The Waves
Album
Awayland
Artist
Villagers
Label
Domino
Released
2013

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Elephant Stone

  • Album: Elephant Stone
  • Song: Heavy Moon

Lisa Germano

  • Album: No Elephants
  • Song: Ruminants

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Song
Ruminants
Album
No Elephants
Artist
Lisa Germano
Label
Badman Recording Co.
Released
2013

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Blaudzun

  • Album: Heavy Flowers
  • Song: Elephants

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Song
Elephants
Album
Heavy Flowers
Artist
Blaudzun
Label
Krian Music Group
Released
2012

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Ra Ra Riot

  • Album: Beta Love
  • Song: Is It Too Much

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Song
Is It Too Much
Album
Beta Love
Artist
Ra Ra Riot
Label
Barsuk
Released
2013

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Foxygen

  • Album: We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic
  • Song: San Francisco

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Song
San Francisco
Album
We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic
Artist
Foxygen
Label
Jagjaguwar

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STRFKR

  • Album: Miracle Mile
  • Song: Beach Monster

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Song
Beach Monster
Album
Miracle Mile
Artist
STRFKR
Label
Polyvinyl
Released
2013

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