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String Metal, A Country Legend, LCD Soundsystem

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Merle Haggard (upper left), James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem (upper right), Cornershop (bottom left) and Judgement Day (bottom right). hide caption

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Merle Haggard (upper left), James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem (upper right), Cornershop (bottom left) and Judgement Day (bottom right).

James Murphy, the creative mind and voice behind the electro-pop group LCD Soundsystem, is about to release what's rumored to be his last album. It may also be his best. Hear a preview cut from This Is Happening on this edition of All Songs Considered. Also on the program: the legendary "poet of the common man" Merle Haggard, the "string-metal" trio Judgement Day, the glittery pop of Radar Brothers, dance beats and sitars in Cornershop, and the Los Angeles-based Colombian music group Very Be Careful.

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String Metal, A Country Legend, LCD Soundsystem

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Dance Yrself Clean

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LCD Soundsystem

  • Song: Dance Yrself Clean
  • from This Is Happening

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This Is Happening
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LCD Soundsystem
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Virgin
Released
2010

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I've Seen It Go Away

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Merle Haggard

  • Song: I've Seen It Go Away
  • from I Am What I Am

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I Am What I Am
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I Am What I Am
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Merle Haggard
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Vanguard
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2010

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Peacocks/Pink Monsters

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Judgement Day

  • Song: Peacocks/Pink Monsters
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Dear Headlights

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Radar Bros.

  • Song: Dear Headlights
  • from Illustrated Garden

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Illustrated Garden
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Radar Bros.
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Merge Records
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2010

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Judy Sucks a Lemon For Breakfast

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Cornershop

  • Song: Judy Sucks a Lemon For Breakfast
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Judy Sucks a Lemon for Breakfast
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Cornershop
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Ample Play
Released
2009

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La Alergia

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Very Be Careful

  • Song: La Alergia
  • from Escape Room

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Escape Room
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Very Be Careful
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Barbes Records
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2010

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