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A Song About Sex, Redemption For A James Brown Impersonator, And A Major Heartbreaker

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A Song About Sex, Redemption For A James Brown Impersonator, And A Major Heartbreaker

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A Song About Sex, Redemption For A James Brown Impersonator, And A Major Heartbreaker

A Song About Sex, Redemption For A James Brown Impersonator, And A Major Heartbreaker

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Clockwise from upper left: Olof Arnalds, Keaton Henson, Karl Bartos and Charles Bradley

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This week on All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton go on a haphazard musical journey across the globe to share their favorite new discoveries. Manchester's The 1975 start things off with the band's punchy song called "Sex." Then we head to Brooklyn for soul singer Charles Bradley, who keeps things heated with "You Put The Flame On It," a track from his upcoming album Victim Of Love. Back in Iceland, Ólöf Arnalds (not to be confused with her cousin Ólafur Arnalds) shares her beautifully sung new track "Treat Her Kindly."

Also on the show: German musician, composer and Kraftwerk alumnus Karl Bartos supplies us with an epic electronic track, before we finish things off with a hauntingly beautiful cut from London-based poet, singer, illustrator and one-to-watch Keaton Henson.

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Sex

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The 1975

  • Song: Sex
  • from Sex EP

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You Put The Flame On It

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Charles Bradley

  • Song: You Put The Flame On It
  • from Victim Of Love

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Treat Her Kindly

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Ólöf Arnalds

  • Song: Treat Her Kindly
  • from Sudden Elevation

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Junip

  • Song: Your Life, Your Call

A Song About Sex, Redemption For A James Brown Impersonator, And A Major Heartbreaker

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Rhythmus

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Karl Bartos

  • Song: Rhythmus
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Teach Me

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Keaton Henson

  • Song: Teach Me
  • from Birthdays

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