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
  • Song: I Will Possess Your Heart
  • From: Narrow Stairs
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I Will Possess Your Heart
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Narrow Stairs
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Death Cab for Cutie
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Atlantic/WEA
Released
2008

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Elbow

  • Artist: Elbow
  • Song: Grounds for Divorce
  • From: The Seldom Seen Kid
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Grounds for Divorce
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The Seldom Seen Kid
Artist
Elbow
Released
2008

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Cloud Cult

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

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Firewater

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

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Shearwater

  • Artist: Shearwater
  • Song: Rooks
  • From: 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
  • Song: The Age of the Understatement
  • From: Age of the Understatement
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The Age of the Understatement
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Age of the Understatement
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The Last Shadow Puppets
Label
Domino
Released
2008

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Wolf Parade

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

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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Fleet Foxes

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

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

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