Songs We Love Handpicked by NPR Music staff and public radio hosts.
Songs We Love

Songs We Love

Handpicked by NPR Music staff and public radio hosts

Maya Jane Coles, who performs as Nocturnal Sunshine. Fiona Garden/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songs We Love: Nocturnal Sunshine, 'Take Me There'

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Producer Galimatias (pictured here) and singer Alina Baraz just released their new EP, Urban Flora. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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08Unfold

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08Gingerbread Boy

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    Gingerbread Boy
    Album
    Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4
    Artist
    Miles Davis
    Label
    Columbia/Legacy
    Released
    2015

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"Here" is Alessia Cara's debut single on Def Jam. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Here

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    Song
    Here
    Album
    Here
    Artist
    Alessia Cara
    Label
    EP
    Released
    2015

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Rickie Lee Jones' new album, The Other Side of Desire, will be out on June 23. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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J'ai Connais Pas

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Amy Helm, daughter of the great Levon Helm, will release her new album, Didn't It Rain, on July 24. Heidi Teuscher/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Rescue Me

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Rayland Baxter's new album, Imaginary Man, comes out August 14. Eric Ryan Anderson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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04Yellow Eyes

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Pianist Bruce Brubaker has been playing Philip Glass' music for more than 20 years. Timothy Saccenti hide caption

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01Mad Rush

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    Song
    Mad Rush
    Album
    Glass Piano
    Artist
    Bruce Brubaker
    Released
    2015

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Benjamin John Power, a.k.a. Blanck Mass, released his new album, Dumb Flesh, on Tuesday. Alex De Mora/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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02Dead Format

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    Song
    Dead Format
    Album
    Dumb Flesh
    Artist
    Blanck Mass
    Label
    Sacred Bones
    Released
    2015

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Israeli jazz reedist Anat Cohen. Augusta Sagnelli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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02Putty Boy Strut

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    Putty Boy Strut
    Album
    Luminosa
    Artist
    Anat Cohen
    Label
    Anzic Records
    Released
    2015

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Iris DeMent recorded The Trackless Woods at her home in Iowa. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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13Listening to Singing

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Hayden Desser released his eighth album, Hey Love, in March. Christie Greyerbiehl/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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03No Happy Birthday

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