New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More : All Songs Considered Veteran musicians Tom Waits and Keith Richards recorded a new song for a compilation called Son Of Rogue's Gallery, and we guarantee it's not at all what you'd expect.

New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

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Clockwise from upper left: Lisa Germano, Ra Ra Riot, Tom Waits, Keith Richards, Blaudzun. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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On this edition of All Songs Considered we've got a bunch of new-year premieres for you, including a special collaboration between Tom Waits and Keith Richards. The two veteran musicians recorded a song together for a new compilation album called Son Of Rogue's Gallery, and we guarantee it's not at all what you'd expect. Do the word's "sea chantey" mean anything to you?

Also on the program: A curious and captivating new song from Ra Ra Riot; the ghostly and gorgeous voice of Lisa Germano; a stunning sophomore release from the Irish band Villagers; the trippy Canadian rock group Elephant Stone; Dutch pop singer-songwriter Blaudzun; the infectious, '60s-inspired psych-pop duo Foxygen and the electronic dance band STRFKR returns with a moodier new record called Miracle Mile.

Songs Featured On This Episode

  • Tom Waits & Keith Richards

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    "Shenandoah (Performed By Tom Waits & Keith Richards)"

    From 'Son Of Rogues Gallery'

  • Villagers

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    "The Waves"

    From '{Awayland}'

  • Elephant Stone

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    "Heavy Moon"

    From 'Elephant Stone'

  • Lisa Germano

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    "Ruminants"

    From 'No Elephants'

  • Blaudzun

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    "Elephants"

    From 'Heavy Flowers'

  • Ra Ra Riot

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    "Is It Too Much"

    From 'Beta Love'

  • Foxygen

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    "San Francisco"

    From 'We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic'

  • STRFKR

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    "Golden Light"

    From 'Miracle Mile'