Encore Week: Lucius, The Record Company, Lucinda Williams And More : World Cafe Hear from newcomers and veteran artists alike in five recent World Cafe sessions worth another listen.
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Encore Week: Lucius, The Record Company, Lucinda Williams And More

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Lucius, The Record Company and Lucinda Williams are featured in this week's World Cafe encore sessions.

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This week, World Cafe rebroadcasts some of its best sessions from the last several months. Listen in for some conversations and performances that garnered a lot of interest when they originally aired. You'll hear from up-and-comers, such as the gritty blues-rock trio The Record Company, as well as veteran musicians like Lucinda Williams.

Hear The Sessions

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Lucius On World Cafe

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Lucius On World Cafe

The indie-pop group from Brooklyn stopped by World Cafe in February, shortly before the release of its second album, Good Grief. Watch a performance video of "Madness."

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Lucinda Williams' new album, The Ghosts Of Highway 20, comes out Feb. 5.

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Lucinda Williams On World Cafe

In this encore edition of World Cafe, Williams delivers a live performance of songs from her latest album, The Ghosts Of Highway 20. Watch her play "If My Love Could Kill" in the World Cafe studio.

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Monsieur Periné On World Cafe

The Latin-jazz band from Colombia showcases its second album, Caja de Música, in this encore edition of World Cafe. Watch the band's full "Latin Roots Live" set.

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Parquet Courts.

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Parquet Courts On World Cafe

The indie-punk group from Brooklyn released its fifth studio album, Human Performance, back in April, and joined World Cafe soon afterward.

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The Record Company at the World Cafe studio in Philadelphia.

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The Record Company On World Cafe

Hear an encore presentation of the Los Angeles blues-rock trio's World Cafe session, recorded around the time of the band's debut album, Give It Back to You. Watch an in-studio performance of "Off The Ground."