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Nada Surf in Studio on World Cafe - 11/09/2005

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'Weight Is a Gift' from Nada Surf

'Weight Is a Gift' from Nada Surf

Nada Surf in Studio on World Cafe - 11/09/2005

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Set List

Songs Nada Surf plays for 'World Cafe':

  • "What Is Your Secret"
  • "Concrete Bed"
  • "Always Love"

The alternative rock trio Nada Surf has just released their fourth album to great critical acclaim. The Weight is a Gift was produced by Death Cab for Cutie's Chris Walla.

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The band has always had good luck with its producers: their debut, High/Low, was produced by Ric Ocasek in 1996. The record included the song "Popular," a wordy analysis of dealing with people — and the source of a hit video on MTV that year.

Nada Surf has maintained a steady pace of putting out sturdy, catchy pop songs. The Proximity Effect was released in 1998 despite being bogged down in a label conflict; The Weight is a Gift picks up where 2003's Let Go left off.