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

The New York rock band Gold released a self-titled album in April. Carrie Jordan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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09Wake Of The World

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SiR's new album, Seven Sundays, is out Friday. Dana Washington/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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12Crashing Down

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    Song
    Crashing Down
    Album
    Seven Sundays
    Artist
    SiR
    Label
    Fresh Selects
    Released
    2015

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Golden Rules is Eric Biddines and Paul White. Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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It's Over

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Sarah Kirkland Snider's song cycle Unremembered comes out Sept. 4. Willy Somma/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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08The Witch

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    Song
    The Witch
    Album
    Unremembered
    Artist
    Sarah Kirkland Snider/Padma Newsome/DM Stith
    Label
    New Amsterdam
    Released
    2015

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06River Man

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    Song
    River Man
    Album
    Freedom & Surrender
    Artist
    Lizz Wright
    Label
    Concord
    Released
    2015

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Nati Cano passed away in 2014, but his music lives on. Daniel Sheehy/Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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02Yo [I]

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    Song
    Yo [I]
    Album
    Tradicion, Arte y Pasion: Mariachi Los Camperos De Nati Cano
    Artist
    Mariachi Los Camperos De Nati Cano
    Label
    Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
    Released
    2015

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Abhi Raju and Dijon Duenas are Abhi//Dijon. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Wait

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Amelia

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The Icelandic group Nordic Affect has commissioned new works for its forthcoming album, Clockworking. David Oldfield hide caption

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01Clockworking

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    Clockworking
    Album
    Clockworking
    Artist
    Nordic Affect
    Label
    Dorian Sono Luminus
    Released
    2015

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Promised Land Sound's song "She Takes Me There" is on their new album, For Use and Delight, coming out in October. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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02She Takes Me There

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