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Little Comets On World Cafe

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Little Comets On World Cafe

Studio Sessions

Little Comets On World Cafe

Little Comets On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "A Little Opus"
  • "Jennifer"
  • "Violence Out Tonight"

Little Comets, a trio from Newcastle upon Tyne, England, recently released its U.S. debut, Life Is Elsewhere. Described early in its career as a British Vampire Weekend, the band smoothly incorporates tricky percussive rhythms and Afrobeat-tinged guitars.

Led by brothers Michael and Robert Coles, the trio combines a joyful, rhythmic guitar rush with lyrical subjects that range from serious to playful — sometimes simultaneously. On Wednesday's episode of World Cafe, Little Comets' members perform some of their songs and discuss their thought-provoking lyrics.

World Cafe Playlist for October 2, 2013