Joseph Arthur: Not 'Much To Hide' : World Cafe Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur has always followed an unconventional career path: The Grammy-nominated performer long ago began prolifically self-releasing his albums, many of which bear his own paintings as cover art. Hear Arthur in a session from WXPN.
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Joseph Arthur in Studio on World Cafe 12/11/08

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Joseph Arthur: Not 'Much To Hide'

Joseph Arthur: Not 'Much To Hide'

Joseph Arthur in Studio on World Cafe 12/11/08

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Set List

  • "Temporary People"
  • "Faith"
  • "Too Much to Hide"

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Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur has always followed an unconventional career path: The Grammy-nominated performer long ago began prolifically self-releasing his albums, many of which bear his own paintings as cover art. In a session with host David Dye, Arthur discusses how the new album is a response to its predecessor, and alludes to the making of an electronic album.

Arthur's music has been compared to the work of Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen and Joe Henry, and he's toured with Tracy Chapman and Ben Harper, among others. His new album, Temporary People, followed a string of unpredictable EPs.

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Album
Temporary People
Artist
Joseph Arthur & the Lonely Astronauts
Label
Lonely Astronaut
Released
2008

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