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Read Song Premiere: Laura Gibson, 'The Carob Trees'

October 24, 2012 – "The Carob Trees" examines relationships across generations dating all the way back to Adam and Eve.

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Laura Gibson and her band performs at the 200th Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 27, 2012.

Watch Laura Gibson Plays Tiny Desk Concert No. 200

March 5, 2012 – The Typhoid Mary of the Tiny Desk returns to perform four songs from her new album, La Grande.

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Laura Gibson and her band performs at the 200th Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 27, 2012.

Listen Laura Gibson: A Voice Fit For A Tiny Desk

March 4, 2012 – The inspiration for Tiny Desk Concerts returns to perform songs from her new album, La Grande.

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Laura Gibson's new album is titled La Grande.

Read Laura Gibson On World Cafe WXPN

February 28, 2012 – On Gibson's new album, La Grande, her hushed voice is as quiet as ever, but her songs are louder. WXPN

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Watch Laura Gibson's Western Ghost Story

February 15, 2012 – The folk singer creates a gothic tale of madness that's both beautiful and chilling.

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Watch First Watch: Laura Gibson, 'La Grande'

January 26, 2012 – The folk singer creates a gothic tale of madness that's both beautiful and chilling.

Laura Gibson's new album, La Grande, comes out Jan. 24.

Read First Listen: Laura Gibson, 'La Grande'

January 8, 2012 – As its title implies, the new La Grande finds Gibson expanding her sound in bold and ambitious ways.

In the depths of breakup-induced despair, even a trip to Chuck E. Cheese won't cure what ails you. You need songs that understand.

Read Bitter Pills For Bitter Pills: Five Essential Breakup Songs

February 10, 2011 – Follow the five stages of breakup music, from denial to a bitterness that masquerades as acceptance.

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Listen Laura Gibson And Ethan Rose: Ethereal And Unpredictable

May 18, 2010 – The overall effect of "Younger" is akin to being let in on someone's gauzily lovely dream.

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Listen African Legends, New Music From Shearwater And More

February 22, 2010 – All Songs Considered's latest episode features Fela Kuti, Toumani Diabate, Ali Farka Toure and more.

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Listen All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

December 18, 2009 – Hear a mix of classic and new holiday songs by Sufjan Stevens, Bob Dylan, Laura Gibson and more.

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Read Best Music Of 2009, From Bob Boilen

December 15, 2009 – All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his Top 10 favorite albums of 2009.

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Listen Guest DJ Tucker Martine

October 5, 2009 – Now on All Songs Considered: Producer Tucker Martine spins some of his favorite songs.

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Listen Live Music From Bob Boilen's Desk

June 22, 2009 – Hear highlights from the Tiny Desk Concert series: live music recorded at the offices of NPR Music.

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Listen Laura Gibson: Muted Beauty In The 'Shadows'

March 19, 2009 – Gibson's "Shadows on Parade" is a revelation, as sonically rich as it is characteristically quiet.

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