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When The Lyrics Matter, Wilco, Regina Spektor, 'Dark Was The Night' Concert Highlight

When The Lyrics Matter, Wilco, Regina Spektor, 'Dark Was The Night' Concert Highlight

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Are you a lyrics person? Do the words matter so much that, if they aren't any good, you'll put down a CD after one listen? Bob Boilen certainly is, and does. The new Regina Spektor CD, Far, is full of beautiful and intriguing words. On the blog, tell us what you think.

Also on this episode of All Songs Considered: Wilco returns with a stronger effort; a concept record from Loxsly; Years, an ambient guitar experiment from a Do Make Say Think member; the dreamy pop of Starlight Mints; violinist and singer-songwriter Christina Courtin; and a highlight from the Dark Was the Night concert, which you can listen to in full by clicking here.

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When The Lyrics Matter, Wilco, Regina Spektor, 'Dark Was The Night' Concert Highlight

Wilco (The Album)

Everlasting

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Wilco

  • Song: Everlasting
  • from Wilco (The Album)
Tomorrow's Fossils

As the Constellation's Arms Uncurled

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Loxsly

  • Song: As the Constellation's Arms Uncurled
  • from Tomorrow's Fossils
Years

Kids Toy Love Affair

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Years

  • Song: Kids Toy Love Affair
Far

Laughing With

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Regina Spektor

  • Song: Laughing With
  • from Far
Change Remains

Zoomba

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The Starlight Mints

  • Song: Zoomba
  • from Change Remains
Christina Courtin

Bundah

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Christina Courtin

  • Song: Bundah
Dark Was the Night (live)

Flume

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Bon Iver

  • Song: Flume
  • from Dark Was the Night: The Concert