Vampire Weekend, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Frontman Alec Ounsworth, The XX And More

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Clockwise from upper left: Cover for Vampire Weekend, Erika Elder of MV & EE, Thomas Bartlett of Doveman, photo by Tom Chambers from the latest Project Song.

On this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got an exclusive new song from Death Cab for Cutie's Chris Walla and J. Robbins of Jawbox. The two wrote and recorded the new single, titled "Mercury," in just two days as part of our Project Song series. Also on the program: London's captivating quartet The XX; the neo-psychedelic duo MV & EE; folk trio Espers; and new music from Doveman, Vampire Weekend and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman Alec Ounsworth.

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Vampire Weekend, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Frontman Alec Ounsworth, The XX And More

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MV & EE

  • Artist: MV & EE
  • Song: Feelin' Fine
  • From: Barn Nova
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2009

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Espers

  • Artist: Espers
  • Song: I Can't See Clear
  • From: III
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Drag City
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2009

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Alec Ounsworth

  • Artist: Alec Ounsworth
  • Song: That Is Not My Home (After Bruegel)
  • From: Mo Beauty
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