Music For The Painfully Alone And The Funniest Rock 'N' Roll Around

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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen returns from a two-week break with new musical discoveries. Hear the cinematic songs of Patrick Watson, an artist who mashes together everything from bicycle sounds to cartoon samples. Also on the program: The gorgeous, contemplative songs of Christopher Tignor, MGMT's musical soulmate Suckers, the irrepressible energy of Akron/Family, music from lonely Casiotone, and the London-based, sharp-witted rock group Art Brut.

 

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Music For The Painfully Alone And The Funniest Rock 'N' Roll Around

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Suckers

  • Artist: Suckers
  • Song: It Gets Your Body Movin'
  • From: Suckers
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It Gets Your Body Movin'
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Suckers
Artist
Suckers
Label
Iamsound
Released
2009

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Akron/Family

  • Artist: Akron/Family
  • Song: Everyone Is Guilty
  • From: Set'em Wild, Set'em Free
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Everyone Is Guilty
Album
Set'em Wild, Set'em Free
Artist
Akron/Family
Label
Dead Oceans
Released
2009

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Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

  • Artist: Casiotone for the Painfully Alone
  • Song: Optimist vs. The Silent Alarm (When the Saints Go Marching In)
  • From: Vs. Children
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Optimist vs. The Silent Alarm (When the Saints Go Marching In)
Album
Vs. Children
Artist
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone
Label
Tomlab
Released
2009

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Art Brut

  • Artist: Art Brut
  • Song: Mysterious Bruises
  • From: Art Brut vs. Satan
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Mysterious Bruises
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Art Brut vs. Satan
Artist
Art Brut
Label
Downtown
Released
2009

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