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Listen All Songs Considered Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2007

December 20, 2007 – Tens of thousands of listeners voted for the year's best CDs, with Radiohead coming out on top.

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Read A Remarkable Year: Robin Hilton's Top Ten CDs for 2007

December 20, 2007 – All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton shares his picks for the best CDs of 2007.

Read The Best Songs of the Year, from KUT KUT

December 12, 2007 – KUT music director Jeff McCord picks the 10 songs whose company he most enjoyed. KUT

Read Top CDs of 2007, from 'The Current' KCMP

December 3, 2007 – Steve Seel, host on Minnesota Public Radio's The Current, picks his Top 10 albums of the year. KCMP

Listen Okkervil River: Devastating Wordplay WXPN

November 12, 2007 – The songs on The Stage Names number among the groundbreaking group's finest work. WXPN

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Listen Okkervil River in Concert

September 30, 2007 – Hear the Austin art-rock group Okkervil River recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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Listen For Okkervil River, a Pop Slant on Thorny Issues

September 2, 2007 – Bandleader Will Sheff discusses his band's catchy but complex new album, The Stage Names.

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Listen Okkervil River: Intensely Emotional WXPN

August 20, 2007 – The songs on The Stage Names number among the groundbreaking group's finest work. WXPN

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Listen Peel, David Dondero, John Vanderslice

July 26, 2007 – The best yet from Austin's Okkervil River; Infectious, feel-good pop from Peel; 16th century cho...

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Listen SXSW Sessions: Okkervil River KEXP

March 16, 2007 – Okkervil River's emotion-drenched performances are intense to the point of seeming overwrought. KEXP

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Listen The Best of 'Song of the Day'

December 25, 2006 – All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Stephen Thompson, editor for NPR's Song of the D...

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Listen A Powerful Look at an Imaginary Tragedy

October 26, 2006 – On "The President's Dead," Okkervil River studies a fictional assassination from all angles.

Listen Okkervil River's Music: Spookiness and Bloodshed

January 8, 2006 – The band from Austin, Texas, pulls a name from Russia but a sound with roots in folk and the blues.

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