World Cafe Next: Walker Lukens : World Cafe The Austin artist's inventive new EP, Never Understood, was produced by Spoon drummer Jim Eno. Hear two songs.
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World Cafe Next: Walker Lukens

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  • "Lifted"
  • "Jacket On Ya Shoulders"

Is indie-rock singer-songwriter Walker Lukens ready to break out of his Austin bubble? Lukens' 2013 album Devoted was well received locally. Now, he's back with a new EP produced and recorded by Spoon drummer Jim Eno. (Lukens and Eno connected in a typically Austin manner: by striking up a conversation in a bar.)

The four songs on Never Understood are wonderfully inventive and convey Lukens' refreshing attitude. Hear two of them in this week's World Cafe Next segment.

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