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Sneak Preview: Death Cab for Cutie, Portishead, Shearwater, My Morning Jacket, More

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Hear a sneak preview of CDs due out this Spring, including new music from My Morning Jacket, Shearwater, Elbow, Wolf Parade and more. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with Stephen Thompson, curator for NPR's Song of the Day, KEXP DJ Cheryl Waters and Mark Wheat, host for The Current about the releases they're most looking forward to in the coming weeks.

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Sneak Preview: Death Cab for Cutie, Portishead, Shearwater, My Morning Jacket, More

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I Will Possess Your Heart

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Death Cab for Cutie

  • Song: I Will Possess Your Heart
  • from Narrow Stairs

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Narrow Stairs
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Narrow Stairs
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Death Cab for Cutie
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Atlantic/WEA
Released
2008

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Grounds for Divorce

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Elbow

  • Song: Grounds for Divorce
  • from The Seldom Seen Kid

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The Seldom Seen Kid
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The Seldom Seen Kid
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Elbow
Released
2008

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The Rip

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Portishead

  • Song: The Rip
  • from Third

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Third
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Third
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Portishead
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Mercury/Island
Released
2008

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Everybody Here Is a Cloud

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Cloud Cult

  • Song: Everybody Here Is a Cloud
  • from Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)

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Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)
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Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)
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Cloud Cult
Label
Rebel Group/Earthology
Released
2008

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Some Kind of Kindness

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Firewater

  • Song: Some Kind of Kindness
  • from Golden Hour

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Golden Hour
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Golden Hour
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Firewater
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Bloodshot
Released
2008

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Cabral

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Orchestra Baobab

  • Song: Cabral
  • from Made in Dakar

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Made in Dakar
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Made in Dakar
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Orchestra Baobab
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Nonesuch
Released
2007

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Rooks

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Shearwater

  • Song: Rooks
  • from Rooks

This CD is not yet available for purchase. It's scheduled to be released on June 3.

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The Age of the Understatement

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The Last Shadow Puppets

  • Song: The Age of the Understatement
  • from Age of the Understatement

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Age of the Understatement
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The Last Shadow Puppets
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Domino
Released
2008

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Call it a Ritual

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Wolf Parade

  • Song: Call it a Ritual
  • from TBD

The title for this album is yet to be determined. It's not yet available for purchase and is scheduled to be released June 17. Thanks to Sub Pop for letting us share this excerpt.

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The Girls Don't Care

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Eef Barzelay

  • Song: The Girls Don't Care
  • from Lose Big

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Lose Big
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Lose Big
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Eef Barzelay
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429
Released
2008

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White Winter Hymnal

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Fleet Foxes

  • Song: White Winter Hymnal

This CD is not yet available for purchase. It's scheduled to be released June 3.

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Touch Me I'm Going to Scream Pt. 2

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My Morning Jacket

  • Song: Touch Me I'm Going to Scream Pt. 2
  • from Evil Urges

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Evil Urges
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Evil Urges
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My Morning Jacket
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Red
Released
2008

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Death Cab for Cutie
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2008

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