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Cate Le Bon performs a Tiny Desk Concert in January 2014.

Watch Cate Le Bon: Tiny Desk Concert

February 18, 2014 – The Welsh singer's set conveys loneliness and doubt with just two guitars and an inviting whisper.

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Read Bob Boilen's Favorite Lyrics Of 2013

December 24, 2013 – Great words can be the secret ingredient in great songs. Bob Boilen picks a few of 2013's best.


Khaela Maricich (left) and Melissa Dyne of The Blow.

Read Bob Boilen's Top 20 Albums of 2013

December 16, 2013 – The All Songs Considered host shares an overstuffed list of the albums he loved this year.

Cate Le Bon's new album, Mug Museum, comes out Nov. 12.

Read First Listen: Cate Le Bon, 'Mug Museum'

November 3, 2013 – The Welsh singer's powerful third album recalls the work of Television and The Velvet Underground.

Clockwise from upper left: Beck, Cate Le Bon, Arp's Alexis Georgopoulos, Best Coast

Read New Mix: Beck, Best Coast, Joanna Gruesome, More

September 17, 2013 – Beck's third single since June is the best of the bunch. Hear it and more on this week's All Songs.


The xx (clockwise from upper left), Cate Le Bon, Frank Ocean and Dan Deacon.

Read The xx, Dan Deacon, Frank Ocean, And More

July 17, 2012 – Hear the first new song from The xx since the group's 2009 debut, plus Dan Deacon, Amirali and more.


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Watch KCRW Presents: Cate Le Bon KCRW

April 4, 2012 – The Welsh singer's guitar and vocal talents come alive with an oddball touch in this studio session. KCRW


In spite of its simple structure, Cate Le Bon's "Puts Me to Work" is full of details that make it charming.

Listen Cate Le Bon: Pop With Playful Embellishments

March 19, 2012 – In spite of its simple structure, "Puts Me to Work" is full of details that make it charming.


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Listen Cate Le Bon On 'World Cafe Next' WXPN

May 24, 2010 – Le Bon's original take on freak folk has thrust the Welsh singer into the spotlight. WXPN


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