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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

  • Artist: Bright Eyes
  • Song: Easy/Lucky/Free
  • From: Digital Ash in a Digital Urn

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Saddle Creek

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I'm Wide Awake It's Morning

Train Under Water

  • Artist: Bright Eyes
  • Song: Train Under Water
  • From: I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

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Okemah and the Melody of Riot

Afterglow 61 (excerpt)

  • Artist: Son Volt
  • Song: Afterglow 61 (excerpt)
  • From: Okemah and the Melody of Riot
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Transmit Sounds

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Aha Shake Heartbreak

Slow Night, So Long

  • Artist: Kings of Leon
  • Song: Slow Night, So Long
  • From: Aha Shake Heartbreak
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Aha Shake Heartbreak
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Kings of Leon
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RCA

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Pretty in Black

Love in a Trashcan

  • Artist: The Raveonettes
  • Song: Love in a Trashcan
  • From: Pretty in Black
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Soul-Sizzling 7" Meltdown

Get Down With It

  • Artist: The Woggles
  • Song: Get Down With It
  • From: Soul Sizzling 7" Meltdown
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Chicken Ranch

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The Greatest White Liar

Down Home Girl

  • Artist: Nic Armstrong
  • Song: Down Home Girl
  • From: The Greatest White Liar
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New West

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Before the Poison

My Friends Have

  • Artist: Marianne Faithfull
  • Song: My Friends Have
  • From: Before the Poison
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Before the Poison
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The Way Up

The Way Up, Pt. 1

  • Artist: Pat Metheny Group
  • Song: The Way Up, Pt. 1
  • From: The Way Up
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