New Music From Spoon, Norah Jones, More : All Songs Considered Hear an exclusive preview of Spoon's upcoming album plus new music from Norah Jones, Brother Ali, Devendra Banhart, Tegan and Sara, and essential music from "Weird Al" Yankovic.

New Music From Spoon, Norah Jones, More

New Music From Spoon, Norah Jones, More

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Top row (from left): Norah Jones, Spoon. Bottom row: Brother Ali, Tegan and Sara

The highly anticipated new record from Spoon isn't out until January, but you can hear a cut from the record now, exclusively on All Songs Considered. "Written In Reverse" is the first single from the album, called Transference. It may be Spoon's best record yet. Also on this edition of All Songs Considered: surprising new music from chanteuse Norah Jones, the amazing hip-hop artist Brother Ali, Devendra Banhart's major label debut, Tegan and Sara, and essential music from "Weird Al" Yankovic.

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New Music From Spoon, Norah Jones, More

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Heaven Can Wait

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Charlotte Gainsbourg

  • Song: Heaven Can Wait
  • from IRM

This album will be available on Dec. 07.

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Fresh Air

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Brother Ali

  • Song: Fresh Air
  • from Us
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16th & Valencia Roxy Music

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Devendra Banhart

  • Song: 16th & Valencia Roxy Music
  • from What Will We Be
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It's Gonna Be

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Norah Jones

  • Song: It's Gonna Be
  • from The Fall
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Someday

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Tegan and Sara

  • Song: Someday
  • from Sainthood
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The Saga Begins

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Weird Al Yankovic

  • Song: The Saga Begins
  • from Essential "Weird Al" Yankovic