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The Year Ahead: 2005

Bob Boilen speaks with All Things Considered music reviewers Mikel Jollett, Tom Moon and Meredith Ochs about some of their most anticipated releases for 2005. Hear sneak previews from Bright Eyes, M. Ward, the Kings of Leon and more.

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The Year Ahead: 2005

Digital Ash in a Digital Urn

Easy/Lucky/Free

  • from Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
  • by Bright Eyes

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I'm Wide Awake It's Morning

Train Under Water

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  • by Bright Eyes

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Okemah and the Melody of Riot

Afterglow 61 (excerpt)

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  • by Son Volt

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Aha Shake Heartbreak

Slow Night, So Long

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  • by Kings of Leon

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Pretty in Black

Love in a Trashcan

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  • by The Raveonettes

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Soul-Sizzling 7" Meltdown

Get Down With It

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  • by The Woggles

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The Greatest White Liar

Down Home Girl

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  • by Nic Armstrong

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Before the Poison

My Friends Have

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  • by Marianne Faithfull

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Same Mother

Gangsterism on the Rise

  • from Same Mother
  • by Jason Moran

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The Way Up

The Way Up, Pt. 1

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  • by Pat Metheny Group

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Transistor Radio

Sweethearts on Parade

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  • by M. Ward

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