A Band to Call Your Own

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On our All Songs Considered blog we recently asked listeners to tell us about a favorite band that few people have ever heard. Think of it as "a band to call your own" — an artist or group you love and want to keep all to yourself, even though you know it'd be cool if they got the attention they deserve. We got a lot of suggestions. On this edition of All Songs Considered we share some of the standouts. You can read about more "bands to call your own" on our blog.

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A Band to Call Your Own

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A Sunny Day in Glasgow

  • Artist: A Sunny Day in Glasgow
  • Album: Scribble Mural Comic Journal
  • Song: 5:15 Train

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Blanche

  • Artist: Blanche
  • Album: If We Can't Trust the Doctors
  • Song: Another Lost Summer
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  • "Another Lost Summer"
  • Album: If We Can't Trust the Doctors
  • Artist: Blanche
  • Released: 2008
 
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Ra Ra Riot

  • Artist: Ra Ra Riot
  • Album: Ra Ra Riot
  • Song: Dying is Fine
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  • "Dying is Fine"
  • Album: Ra Ra Riot
  • Artist: Ra Ra Riot
  • Released: 2008
 
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K'Naan

  • Artist: K'Naan
  • Album: The Dusty Foot Philosopher
  • Song: What's Hardcore
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  • "What's Hardcore"
  • Album: The Dusty Foot Philosopher
  • Artist: K'Naan
  • Released: 2008
 
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Thrift Store Cowboys

  • Artist: Thrift Store Cowboys
  • Album: Lay Low While Creeping or Crawling
  • Song: Sidewalk Song
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  • "Sidewalk Song"
  • Album: Lay Low While Creeping or Crawling
  • Artist: Thrift Store Cowboys
  • Released: 2008
 
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Plants and Animals

  • Artist: Plants and Animals
  • Album: Parc Avenue
  • Song: Bye Bye Bye
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  • "Bye Bye Bye"
  • Album: Parc Avenue
  • Artist: Plants and Animals
  • Released: 2008
 

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