Jonny Greenwood, Sufjan Stevens, Sigur Ros

New musical meditations from Sigur Ros; The delicate melodies of Sufjan Stevens; Blues harp master Charlie Musselwhite; A one-man roots rock band: Charlemagne; Jangly pyschedelic folk from Sam Phillips. Featured Artist: Jonny Greenwood.

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Jonny Greenwood, Sufjan Stevens, Sigur Ros

Bodysong

Moon Trills

  • Artist: Jonny Greenwood
  • Album: Bodysong
  • Song: Moon Trills

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood wrote and recorded this soundtrack to the experimental documentary, Bodysong -- a stunning exploration of what it means to be human, from birth to death.

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Moon Trills
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Bodysong
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Jonny Greenwood
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Capitol

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Seven Swans

Sister

  • Artist: Sufjan Stevens
  • Album: Seven Swans
  • Song: Sister

Sufjan Stevens, a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Michigan, has been compared to Elliott Smith and Nick Drake with warm, delicate melodies. His previous album, Greetings From Michigan, the Great Lakes State was featured on All Songs Considered as one of the best albums of 2003.

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Sister
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Seven Swans
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Sufjan Stevens
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Sounds Familyre

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Sanctuary

Homeless Child (feat. Ben Harper)

  • Artist: Charlie Musselwhite
  • Album: Sanctuary
  • Song: Homeless Child (feat. Ben Harper)

Charlie Musselwhite got his start in the so-called "white blues" movement of the late '60s, and is now considered one of the greatest living blues harmonica players.

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Homeless Child (feat. Ben Harper)
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Sanctuary
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Charlie Musselwhite
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Real World

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Charlemagne

Prisoner Of

  • Artist: Charlemagne
  • Album: Charlemagne
  • Song: Prisoner Of

Charlemagne is otherwise known as Carl Johns. He wrote the songs, played all the instruments and recorded this collection of mostly pop and folk-rock tunes at a home studio in Wisconsin.

A Boot and a Shoe

Open the World

  • Artist: Sam Phillips
  • Album: Boot and a Shoe
  • Song: Open the World

Leslie Phillips was a gospel singer before switching to her childhood nickname, Sam and took on a whole new sound reminiscent of '60s psychedelic folk/pop.

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Open the World
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A Boot and a Shoe
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Sam Phillips
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Nonesuch

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