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LP On World Cafe

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LP On World Cafe

Studio Sessions

LP On World Cafe

LP On World Cafe

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LP outside the World Cafe studio at WXPN in Philadelphia. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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LP outside the World Cafe studio at WXPN in Philadelphia.

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Set List

  • "Muddy Waters"
  • "Into The Wild"
  • "Lost On You"
  • "Tightrope"

LP has experienced every side of the music business. The Long Island native has been a successful songwriter for pop stars such as Christina Aguilera and the Backstreet Boys. But as a performer, she signed with major labels like Def Jam and Warner Brothers only to have her work go unheard.

It wasn't until LP released a stripped-down EP called Death Valley last year that things started to happen for her solo career. A Greek radio DJ played her song "Lost On You," people heard it on the beach and brought it home — and it went No. 1 in Greece, in France and all over Europe. She joins World Cafe with her band, her ukulele and her Bob Dylan-meets-Prince look; hear the complete session above and check out an in-studio video below.

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