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Ásgeir On World Cafe

Ásgeir On World Cafe

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One in 10 people in Iceland own singer-songwriter Ásgeir's first album — the fastest-selling debut in the country's history. Its lyrics are all in Icelandic, and written by Ásgeir's father. But for the U.S. release, singer-songwriter John Grant fashioned English lyrics to go with Ásgeir's melodies.

Here, Ásgeir sings live in the World Cafe studios, a performance we originally aired on Feb. 4, 2014.

This episode was re-aired on July 14, 2014.

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Ásgeir On World Cafe

01Going Home

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02On The Day

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03Summer Guest

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04King and Cross

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