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New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

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New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

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New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

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Clockwise from upper left: Lisa Germano, Ra Ra Riot, Tom Waits, Keith Richards, Blaudzun.

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On this edition of All Songs Considered we've got a bunch of new-year premieres for you, including a special collaboration between Tom Waits and Keith Richards. The two veteran musicians recorded a song together for a new compilation album called Son Of Rogue's Gallery, and we guarantee it's not at all what you'd expect. Do the word's "sea chantey" mean anything to you?

Also on the program: A curious and captivating new song from Ra Ra Riot; the ghostly and gorgeous voice of Lisa Germano; a stunning sophomore release from the Irish band Villagers; the trippy Canadian rock group Elephant Stone; Dutch pop singer-songwriter Blaudzun; the infectious, '60s-inspired psych-pop duo Foxygen and the electronic dance band STRFKR returns with a moodier new record called Miracle Mile.

Songs Featured On This Episode

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Tom Waits & Keith Richards

  • Song: Shenandoah (Performed By Tom Waits & Keith Richards)
  • from Son Of Rogues Gallery

Shenandoah (Performed By Tom Waits & Keith Richards)

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Villagers

  • Song: The Waves
  • from {Awayland}

The Waves

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Song
Awayland
Album
Awayland
Artist
Villagers
Label
Domino
Released
2013

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Elephant Stone

  • Song: Heavy Moon

Heavy Moon

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Lisa Germano

  • Song: Ruminants
  • from No Elephants

Ruminants

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Song
No Elephants
Album
No Elephants
Artist
Lisa Germano
Label
Badman Recording Co.
Released
2013

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Blaudzun

  • Song: Elephants
  • from Heavy Flowers

Elephants

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Song
Heavy Flowers
Album
Heavy Flowers
Artist
Blaudzun
Label
Krian Music Group
Released
2012

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Ra Ra Riot

  • Song: Is It Too Much
  • from Beta Love

Is It Too Much

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Song
Beta Love
Album
Beta Love
Artist
Ra Ra Riot
Label
Barsuk
Released
2013

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Foxygen

  • Song: San Francisco
  • from We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic

San Francisco

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We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic
Album
We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic
Artist
Foxygen
Label
Jagjaguwar

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STRFKR

  • Song: Beach Monster
  • from Miracle Mile

Beach Monster

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Song
Miracle Mile
Album
Miracle Mile
Artist
STRFKR
Label
Polyvinyl
Released
2013

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