Thao & The Get Down Stay Down On World Cafe : World Cafe Hear the band perform new songs from A Man Alive, live from Thao Nguyen's Bay Area home.
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Thao And The Get Down Stay Down on World Cafe

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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down On World Cafe

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down On World Cafe

Thao And The Get Down Stay Down on World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Hand To God"
  • "Astonished Man"
  • "Millionaire"
  • "Nobody Dies"

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down joins World Cafe for a set recorded live from lead singer Thao Nguyen's home in the San Francisco Bay Area. The band recently released its fourth album, A Man Alive, which was produced by Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs. Nguyen says the title alludes to her ongoing estrangement from her father.

Hear the full conversation and performance in the player above.

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