Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More : All Songs Considered On this edition of All Songs Considered: rare live recordings from Billie Holiday; inspired new music from the Magnetic Fields and more.

Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More

Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998899" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
collage 300

On this edition of All Songs Considered: rare live recordings from Billie Holiday; remembering a classic from post-punk group The Jesus and Mary Chain that inspired new music from the Magnetic Fields; a new single from Peter Gabriel from his upcoming CD Big Blue Ball; the "Upper West Side Soweto" sound of Vampire Weekend; the wintry songs of Bon Iver; handmade music from Fire on Fire.

Download this show in the All Songs Considered podcast.

Sign up for the All Songs Considered newsletter and we'll tell you when new music features are available on the site.

Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More

cover for magnetic fields

California Girls

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998639" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Magnetic Fields

  • Song: California Girls
  • from Distortion
cover for the jesus and mary chain

Just Like Honey

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998684" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Jesus and Mary Chain

  • Song: Just Like Honey
  • from Psychocandy
cover for big blue ball

Whole Thing

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998822" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Peter Gabriel

  • Song: Whole Thing
  • from Big Blue Ball
cover for vampire weekend

Mansard Roof

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998860" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Vampire Weekend

  • Song: Mansard Roof
cover for billie holiday

Tenderly

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998872" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Billie Holiday

  • Song: Tenderly
  • from Rare Live Recordings
cover for bon iver

For Emma

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998898" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Bon Iver

  • Song: For Emma
  • from For Emma, Forever Ago
cover for fire on fire

Hangman

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17992654/17998900" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Fire on Fire

  • Song: Hangman
  • from Fire on Fire EP