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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with several reviewers about the summer's most anticipated CD releases. Hear sneak previews of new music from Beck, Randy Newman, solo work from Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, Kimya Dawson (the singer behind the Juno soundtrack), the Hold Steady, Missy Elliott and more. Guests for the program are: Will Hermes (reviewer for All Things Considered, Spin and Entertainment Weekly), Amy Phillips (Senior Editor for Pitchforkmedia.com), and Bruce Warren (Assistant General Manager for programming at WXPN and Executive Producer for World Cafe).

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Trashcan

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Delta Spirit

  • Song: Trashcan
  • from Ode to Sunshine

This album will be released on August 26.

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Ode to Sunshine
Album
Ode to Sunshine
Artist
Delta Spirit
Label
Rounder
Released
2007

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Constructive Summer

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The Hold Steady

  • Song: Constructive Summer
  • from Stay Positive

This album will be released on July 14.

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Stay Positive
Album
Stay Positive
Artist
The Hold Steady
Label
Vagrant
Released
2008

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Happy Home

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Kimya Dawson

  • Song: Happy Home
  • from Alphabutt

This album will be released in August.

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Shake Your Pom Pom

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Missy Elliott

  • Song: Shake Your Pom Pom
  • from Block Party

This album will be released in August.

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Chemtrails

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Beck

  • Song: Chemtrails
  • from Modern Guilt

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Modern Guilt
Album
Modern Guilt
Artist
Beck
Label
Interscope
Released
2008

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I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You

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Black Kids

  • Song: I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You
  • from Partie Traumatic

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Partie Traumatic
Album
Partie Traumatic
Artist
Black Kids
Label
Red Ink
Released
2008

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Harps and Angels

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Randy Newman

  • Song: Harps and Angels
  • from Harps and Angels

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Harps and Angels
Album
Harps and Angels
Artist
Randy Newman
Label
Nonesuch
Released
2008

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Lenders in the Temple

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Conor Oberst

  • Song: Lenders in the Temple

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Conor Oberst
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Conor Oberst
Artist
Conor Oberst
Label
Merge
Released
2008

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Try On Me

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Golden Animals

  • Song: Try On Me
  • from Free Your Mind and Win a Pony

This album will be released July 1.

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Follow the Dollar

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Eliza Carthy

  • Song: Follow the Dollar
  • from Dreams of Breathing Underwater

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Dreams of Breathing Underwater
Album
Dreams of Breathing Underwater
Artist
Eliza Carthy
Label
Topic
Released
2008

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You Belong

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Hercules and Love Affair

  • Song: You Belong
  • from Hercules & Love Affair [Bonus Tracks]

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Hercules & Love Affair [Bonus Tracks]
Album
Hercules & Love Affair [Bonus Tracks]
Artist
Hercules and Love Affair
Label
Mut
Released
2008

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Step Up 2: The Streets

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Step Up 2: The Streets
Artist
Original Soundtrack
Label
Atlantic/WEA
Released
2008

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