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Read The Year In Music, 2012

December 5, 2012 – The All Songs Considered gang gabs about the year's biggest surprises, best new artists and more.

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Read Cat Power Rips It Up, Starts Again

September 6, 2012 – On Sun, her first album of new songs since 2006, Chan Marshall leaves behind her sad, sparse sound.

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Chan Marshall's new album as Cat Power, her first set of new songs in more than six years, is called Sun.

Read Cat Power: 'I'm Not Ashamed To Hear My Voice'

September 2, 2012 – Chan Marshall discusses Sun, her first album of original work in six years.

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Menomena (clockwise from upper left), Cat Power, Matthew E. White, Buke & Gase

Read Menomena, Matthew E. White, Animal Collective And More

August 28, 2012 – Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their latest and favorite new discoveries.

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Cat Power's new album, Sun, comes out Sept. 4.

Read First Listen: Cat Power, 'Sun'

August 26, 2012 – With the long-awaited Sun, Chan Marshall crafts her most joyful, sonically adventurous album yet.

Top row (left to right): The Antlers, Cat Power; Middle row: Bill Fay, Sean Rowe, Nas; Bottom row: Christian Scott, JEFF The Brotherhood

Read Summer Music Preview

June 26, 2012 – Hear exclusive song premieres from The Avett Brothers, Cat Power, The Antlers and more.

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Chan Marshall, a.k.a. Cat Power.

Watch Absent For Years, Cat Power Takes A Long Road To 'Ruin'

June 18, 2012 – Chan Marshall's new song has a breezy feel, consistent with her prolific use of the word "bitchin'."

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Listen Cat Power: The 'Dark End' Of Depressive Soul

January 21, 2009 – The singer's enervated misery is a perfect match for the 1967 hit "Dark End of the Street."

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Listen Cat Power Remakes the 'Jukebox' WXPN

April 21, 2008 – Hear the singer tackle songs by The Highwaymen, Billie Holiday, and Hank Williams on WXPN. WXPN

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Listen Cat Power Rocks the 'Jukebox'

January 22, 2008 – A test drive of new music releases from Cat Power, The Fleshtones and The Whigs.

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Listen Cat Power Purrs Back

January 2, 2008 – Lizzie Goodman of Blender spins new music from Cat Power, Hot Chip and Cassie.

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Read Listeners Pick Love Songs for Valentine's Day

February 6, 2007 – Listeners share their favorite Valentine's Day songs and the stories of how they came to love them.

Listen NPR Listeners Pick the Best CDs of 2006

December 7, 2006 – Count down the year's best CDs as selected by NPR listeners.

Read Will Hermes: Top Ten CDs of 2006

December 5, 2006 – Writer and reviewer Will Hermes shares his favorite albums of the past year.

Listen The Best Music of 2006

December 5, 2006 – All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen counts down listener picks for the 10 best CDs of 2006, wit...

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