Emily King, Nick Hakim, & Syd In this special episode, Sam presents a collection of interviews with musicians, featuring songs that are perfect for summer: the spacey soul-pop of Nick Hakim, the flowery, unhurried R&B of Syd and her band The Internet, and the eighties-colored pop of Emily King. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.
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Songs For Summer

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Songs For Summer

Songs For Summer

Songs For Summer

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In this special episode, Sam presents a collection of interviews with musicians, featuring songs that are perfect for summer: the spacey soul-pop of Nick Hakim, the flowery, unhurried R&B of Syd and her band The Internet, and the eighties-colored pop of Emily King. Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.

Emily King need a change of scenery to write her latest album, so she left New York City for the forest upstate. Bao Ngo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Emily King need a change of scenery to write her latest album, so she left New York City for the forest upstate.

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