Eno And Byrne: Together Again After 27 Years

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Twenty-seven years ago, Brian Eno and David Byrne made a record like no other: My Life in the Bush of Ghosts. Now, nearly 30 years later, they're about to release a follow-up. We've got a sneak preview. Also on this edition of All Songs Considered: a surprising collaboration between reggae legend Lee "Scratch" Perry and Andrew W.K. Also, Van Dyke Parks and Inara George (singer for The Bird and The Bee) team up for an unusual record of baroque-styled pop songs. And we've got new music from Earlimart and The Avett Brothers, as well as live music from She and Him and Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

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Eno And Byrne: Together Again After 27 Years

Cover of David Byrne and Brian Eno's Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

Brian Eno / David Byrne

  • Artist: Brian Eno / David Byrne
  • Album: Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
  • Song: Strange Overtones

This album isn't available until August 16th

 
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Lee "Scratch" Perry

  • Artist: Lee "Scratch" Perry
  • Album: Repentance
  • Song: Shine
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  • "Shine"
  • Album: Repentance
  • Artist: Lee "Scratch" Perry
  • Label: Narnack
  • Released: 2008
 
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Inara George/Van Dyke Parks

  • Artist: Inara George/Van Dyke Parks
  • Album: Invitation
  • Song: Idaho
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  • "Idaho"
  • Album: Invitation
  • Artist: Inara George/Van Dyke Parks
  • Label: Everloving
  • Released: 2008
 
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Miss Murgatroid/Petra Haden

  • Artist: Miss Murgatroid/Petra Haden
  • Album: Hearts and Daggers
  • Song: Hummingbird
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  • "Hummingbird"
  • Album: Hearts and Daggers
  • Artist: Miss Murgatroid/Petra Haden
  • Label: File Under Music
  • Released: 2008
 
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Earlimart

  • Artist: Earlimart
  • Album: Hymn and Her
  • Song: God Loves You the Best
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  • "God Loves You the Best"
  • Album: Hymn and Her
  • Artist: Earlimart
  • Label: Shout! Factory
  • Released: 2008
 
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She and Him w/ Jim James

  • Artist: She and Him w/ Jim James
  • Album: Live at the Newport Folk Festival
  • Song: One Magic Trick

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The Avett Brothers

  • Artist: The Avett Brothers
  • Album: Gleam II
  • Song: Tear Down the House
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  • "Tear Down the House"
  • Album: Gleam II
  • Artist: The Avett Brothers
  • Label: Ramseur
  • Released: 2008
 

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