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hide captionTricky (upper left), Sufjan Stevens (upper right), Sharon Van Etten (bottom left) and Antony Hegarty (bottom right).

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Tricky (upper left), Sufjan Stevens (upper right), Sharon Van Etten (bottom left) and Antony Hegarty (bottom right).

Autumn brings the year's last big push of new music releases, so we're now getting some of the most anticipated albums for all of 2010. Sufjan Stevens is back with his first collection of new songs in five years, while Deerhunter has a stunning follow-up to its hugely popular 2008 release Microcastle/Weird Era Cont. The chamber-pop darlings in Belle and Sebastian are also back with a beautiful and playful new record, while Antony and the Johnsons' members serve up some of the band's most unexpectedly uplifting music on a new record called Swanlights. Hear sneak previews of those records and more on this edition of All Songs Considered, as host Bob Boilen chats with producer Robin Hilton and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson about some of the albums they're most anticipating this fall.

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Fall Music Preview

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Hank Williams

  • Artist: Hank Williams
  • Album: The Complete Mother's Best Recordings
  • Song: Where The Old Red River Flows

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Sufjan Stevens

  • Artist: Sufjan Stevens
  • Album: The Age of Adz
  • Song: Too Much

Note: You can hear a sample of the song "Vesuvius," another cut from the new Sufjan Stevens record, by listening to the full discussion on this program. Just click the listen link at the top of the page.

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  • "Too Much"
  • Album: The Age of ADZ
  • Artist: Sufjan Stevens
  • Label: Asthmatic Kitty
  • Released: 2010
 
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Mark Ronson and the Business Intl.

  • Artist: Mark Ronson and the Business Intl.
  • Album: Record Collection
  • Song: Record Collection
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  • "Record Collection"
  • Album: Record Collection
  • Artist: Mark Ronson and the Business Intl.
  • Released: 2010
 
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Antony And The Johnsons

  • Artist: Antony And The Johnsons
  • Album: Swanlights
  • Song: Ghost
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  • "Ghost"
  • Album: Swanlights
  • Artist: Antony And The Johnsons
  • Released: 2010
 
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Sharon Van Etten

  • Artist: Sharon Van Etten
  • Album: Epic
  • Song: Don't Do It
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  • "Don't Do It"
  • Album: Epic
  • Artist: Sharon Van Etten
  • Label: Ba Da Bing
  • Released: 2010
 
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Brian Eno

  • Artist: Brian Eno
  • Album: Small Craft On A Milk Sea
  • Song: Horse
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  • "Horse"
  • Album: Small Craft On A Milk Sea
  • Artist: Brian Eno
  • Released: 2010
 
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Darkstar

  • Artist: Darkstar
  • Album: North
  • Song: In The Wings
 
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Belle & Sebastian

  • Artist: Belle & Sebastian
  • Album: Write About Love
  • Song: I Didn't See It Coming
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  • "I Didn't See It Coming"
  • Album: Write About Love
  • Artist: Belle & Sebastian
  • Released: 2010
 
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Deerhunter

  • Artist: Deerhunter
  • Album: Halcyon Digest
  • Song: Earthquake
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  • "Earthquake"
  • Album: Halcyon Digest
  • Artist: Deerhunter
  • Label: 4AD
  • Released: 2010
 
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Extra Lens

  • Artist: Extra Lens
  • Album: Undercard
  • Song: Only Existing Footage
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  • "Only Existing Footage"
  • Album: Undercard
  • Artist: Extra Lens
  • Label: Merge Records
  • Released: 2010
 
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Small Sins

  • Artist: Small Sins
  • Album: Pot Calls Kettle Black
  • Song: Pot Calls Kettle Black
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  • "Pot Calls Kettle Black"
  • Album: Pot Calls Kettle Black
  • Artist: Small Sins
  • Released: 2010
 
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Black Dub

  • Artist: Black Dub
  • Album: Black Dub
  • Song: I Believe In You
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  • "I Believe In You"
  • Album: Black Dub
  • Artist: Black Dub
  • Released: 2010
 
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Tricky

  • Artist: Tricky
  • Album: Mixed Race
  • Song: Kingston Logic
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  • "Kingston Logic"
  • Album: Mixed Race
  • Artist: Tricky
  • Released: 2010
 
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Brian McBride

  • Artist: Brian McBride
  • Album: Effective Disconnect
  • Song: Girl Nap
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  • "Girl Nap"
  • Album: Effective Disconnect
  • Artist: Brian McBride
  • Released: 2010
 
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The Red River

  • Artist: The Red River
  • Album: Little Songs About The Big Picture
  • Song: When We Are Wild
 

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