World Cafe Next: Murder By Death : World Cafe The Midwestern-rooted band's seventh album, Big Dark Love, was recorded after a move to Louisville.
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Hear And Download Two Songs From Murder By Death

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World Cafe Next: Murder By Death

World Cafe Next: Murder By Death

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This week's World Cafe: Next artist is a band that's been around for a decade and a half. In fact, Big Dark Love is Murder By Death's seventh album.

After many years in Bloomington, Ind., its members recently relocated to Louisville, Ky., where they recorded their new album. Murder By Death plays everything from intense indie-rock ballads to rootsy rock songs. Hear and download two tracks from Big Dark Love at the audio link.