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All Songs +1: Sofar Sounds Wants To Bring Your Favorite Musicians To Your Home

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Elvis Costello, Live At Newport Folk 2016

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02In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion

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Impossible Dream

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As The Struts, Luke Spiller (center) and his bandmates play glittery, '70s-style arena rock — and dress for the job. Chris Cuffaro/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dressed To Dazzle, The Struts Want To Make Rock Fun Again

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01Washington Moon

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Violent Femmes, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2016

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