Tom Waits.

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Lisa Hannigan's second album, Passenger, is out now.

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Lisa Hannigan's Path To Gorgeous

The Irish singer discusses recording her new album, Passenger, for an audience of one, and performs live in the NPR studio.

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David Dye has hosted WXPN's World Cafe since it hit the airwaves 20 years ago this month.

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Justin Timberlake arrives at the premiere of In Time on October 20.

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A fan dressed as Michael Jackson's zombie character participates in the 2009 "Thrill the World: A Global Tribute to Michael Jackson" in Astoria Park in the Queens section of New York.

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The 'Thriller' Dance, A Halloween Tradition

"Michael contacted me and he just wanted to turn into a monster," says director John Landis.

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For Beyond the Sun, Chris Isaak picked classic songs that he'd been singing his whole life.

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Chris Isaak Pays Tribute To Sun Studio's Golden Years

For Beyond the Sun, the singer-guitarist picked classic songs he'd been singing his whole life.

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Miranda Lambert.

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Miranda Lambert: Breaking The Country Music Mold

The singer-songwriter's music — like her upbringing — walks the line between typical and unorthodox.

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Kreayshawn says "Gucci Gucci" was inspired by the cultural differences she noticed between Oakland and Los Angeles

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Joe Henry's new album, Reverie, was self-produced and recorded in his basement studio.

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Joe Henry's Raw, Raucous 'Reverie'

The producer and singer-songwriter's 12th solo album features a touching tribute to Vic Chesnutt.

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Perry Farrell performs with Jane's Addiction. The reunited band's new album is called The Great Escape Artist.

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Kitty, Daisy and Lewis Durham began playing music together while growing up in London.

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Thomas Dolby's new album, A Map of the Floating City, is based on an online multiplayer game he recently released.

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Coldplay's fifth album, Mylo Xyloto, comes out Oct. 25.

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