Sneak Preview: Death Cab for Cutie, Portishead, Shearwater, My Morning Jacket, More

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Hear a sneak preview of CDs due out this Spring, including new music from My Morning Jacket, Shearwater, Elbow, Wolf Parade and more. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with Stephen Thompson, curator for NPR's Song of the Day, KEXP DJ Cheryl Waters and Mark Wheat, host for The Current about the releases they're most looking forward to in the coming weeks.

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Sneak Preview: Death Cab for Cutie, Portishead, Shearwater, My Morning Jacket, More

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Death Cab for Cutie

  • Artist: Death Cab for Cutie
  • Album: Narrow Stairs
  • Song: I Will Possess Your Heart
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  • "I Will Possess Your Heart"
  • Album: Narrow Stairs
  • Artist: Death Cab for Cutie
  • Label: Atlantic/WEA
  • Released: 2008
 
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Elbow

  • Artist: Elbow
  • Album: The Seldom Seen Kid
  • Song: Grounds for Divorce
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  • "Grounds for Divorce"
  • Album: The Seldom Seen Kid
  • Artist: Elbow
  • Released: 2008
 
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Portishead

  • Artist: Portishead
  • Album: Third
  • Song: The Rip
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  • "The Rip"
  • Album: Third
  • Artist: Portishead
  • Label: Mercury/Island
  • Released: 2008
 
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Cloud Cult

  • Artist: Cloud Cult
  • Album: Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)
  • Song: Everybody Here Is a Cloud
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  • "Everybody Here Is a Cloud"
  • Album: Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)
  • Artist: Cloud Cult
  • Label: Rebel Group/Earthology
  • Released: 2008
 
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Firewater

  • Artist: Firewater
  • Album: Golden Hour
  • Song: Some Kind of Kindness
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  • "Some Kind of Kindness"
  • Album: Golden Hour
  • Artist: Firewater
  • Label: Bloodshot
  • Released: 2008
 
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Orchestra Baobab

  • Artist: Orchestra Baobab
  • Album: Made in Dakar
  • Song: Cabral
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  • "Cabral"
  • Album: Made in Dakar
  • Artist: Orchestra Baobab
  • Label: Nonesuch
  • Released: 2007
 
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Shearwater

  • Artist: Shearwater
  • Album: Rooks
  • Song: Rooks

This CD is not yet available for purchase. It's scheduled to be released on June 3.

 
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The Last Shadow Puppets

  • Artist: The Last Shadow Puppets
  • Album: Age of the Understatement
  • Song: The Age of the Understatement
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  • "The Age of the Understatement"
  • Album: Age of the Understatement
  • Artist: The Last Shadow Puppets
  • Label: Domino
  • Released: 2008
 
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Wolf Parade

  • Artist: Wolf Parade
  • Album: TBD
  • Song: Call it a Ritual

The title for this album is yet to be determined. It's not yet available for purchase and is scheduled to be released June 17. Thanks to Sub Pop for letting us share this excerpt.

 
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Eef Barzelay

  • Artist: Eef Barzelay
  • Album: Lose Big
  • Song: The Girls Don't Care
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  • "The Girls Don't Care"
  • Album: Lose Big
  • Artist: Eef Barzelay
  • Label: 429
  • Released: 2008
 
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Fleet Foxes

  • Artist: Fleet Foxes
  • Album: Fleet Foxes
  • Song: White Winter Hymnal

This CD is not yet available for purchase. It's scheduled to be released June 3.

 
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My Morning Jacket

  • Artist: My Morning Jacket
  • Album: Evil Urges
  • Song: Touch Me I'm Going to Scream Pt. 2
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  • "Touch Me I'm Going to Scream Pt. 2"
  • Album: Evil Urges
  • Artist: My Morning Jacket
  • Label: Red
  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Album: Narrow Stairs
  • Artist: Death Cab for Cutie
  • Label: Atlantic/WEA
  • Released: 2008
 

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