Malaysian Singer Zee Avi, A Power Pop Classic From Big Star, The Shortwave Set, More

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If you only listen to one track on this edition of All Songs Considered, make it "Charlie Darwin" from The Low Anthem's new CD Oh My God, Charlie Darwin. The trio from Rhode Island makes Americana-inspired songs that are beautifully delicate, with an edge. Also on the program: The San Francisco-based folk-rock quartet The Dry Spells; the love, loss and redemption of singer Diana Jones; Malaysian artist Zee Avi; a new Danger Mouse-produced album from The Shortwave Set; a remastered classic from the power pop group Big Star; and the psychedelic sounds of Hopewell.

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Malaysian Singer Zee Avi, A Power Pop Classic From Big Star, The Shortwave Set, More

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The Low Anthem

  • Artist: The Low Anthem
  • Album: Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
  • Song: Charlie Darwin

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Charlie Darwin
Album
Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
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The Low Anthem
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Nonesuch
Released
2009

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Diana Jones

  • Artist: Diana Jones
  • Album: Better Times Will Come
  • Song: Something Crossed Over

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Something Crossed Over
Album
Better Times Will Come
Artist
Diana Jones
Label
Proper
Released
2009

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The Dry Spells

  • Artist: The Dry Spells
  • Album: Too Soon for Flowers
  • Song: Black Is the Color
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Zee Avi

  • Artist: Zee Avi
  • Album: Zee Avi
  • Song: First of the Gang to Die

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First of the Gang to Die
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Zee Avi
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Zee Avi
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Brushfire/Universal
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2009

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The Shortwave Set

  • Artist: The Shortwave Set
  • Album: Replica Sun Machine
  • Song: Glitches 'n' Bugs

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Glitches 'n' Bugs
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Replica Sun Machine
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The Shortwave Set
Label
Wall Of Sound
Released
2008

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Big Star

  • Artist: Big Star
  • Album: #1 Record/Radio City [Bonus Tracks]
  • Song: Back of a Car

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Back of a Car
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#1 Record/Radio City [Bonus Tracks]
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Big Star
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Fantasy/Ardent
Released
2009

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Hopewell

  • Artist: Hopewell
  • Album: Good Good Good Desperation
  • Song: Island

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Island
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Good Good Good Desperation
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Hopewell
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Tee Pee
Released
2009

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