Spoon: Getting Better with Age : World Cafe Spoon has enjoyed a remarkable run of excellent albums in recent years: This year's Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga finds the Austin indie-rock band again dispensing near-perfect three-minute pop songs with brutal efficiency. Hear an interview and performance from WXPN.

Spoon: Getting Better with Age

Spoon in Studio on World Cafe 11/23/07

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Set List

  • "Don't Make Me a Target"
  • "You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb"
  • "Rhythm and Soul"
  • "I Summon You"

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The Austin indie-rock band Spoon has enjoyed a remarkable run of excellent albums in recent years: This year's Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga joins a string of intricate and impeccable pop records, each of which dispenses near-perfect three-minute pop songs with brutal efficiency. It's clear that frontman Britt Daniel is a student of classic pop and rock, as he lends a sense of intelligence and timelessness to each song.

This segment originally aired Nov. 23, 2007.