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World Cafe Next: Heaven's Jail

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Bred in Brooklyn and produced by Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck, Heaven's Jail makes "sensitive but not sappy" indie rock with some unlikely influences.

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Joe Henry On Marriage And The Songs That Embody It

The singer, songwriter and super-producer joins NPR's Don Gonyea in-studio to discuss his new album, Invisible Hour, and perform a few songs live.

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Hozier On World Cafe

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Soulful, emotive singing and a politically charged music video have helped boost the Irish singer's swift rise to popularity. Hear him perform "Take Me to Church" and three other songs on stage.

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Songs We Love: Haley Bonar, 'Last War'

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Forget tissues, ice cream and self-pity; breaking up with Haley Bonar requires a shield and some fire-resistant body armor.

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