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

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01Look At Wrist

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Sarah Jaffe's new album, Don't Disconnect, comes out Aug. 19 Dutch Rall/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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03Some People Will Tell You

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    Song
    Some People Will Tell You
    Album
    Don't Disconnect
    Artist
    Sarah Jaffe
    Label
    Kirtland
    Released
    2014

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The 2 Bears will release a new album, also called The Night Is Young, on Oct. 12. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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12The Night Is Young

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    Song
    The Night Is Young
    Album
    Night Is Young
    Artist
    The 2 Bears
    Label
    Southern Fried
    Released
    2014

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01Say Yes

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09Opera

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    Song
    Opera
    Album
    Flesh And Machine
    Artist
    Daniel Lanois
    Label
    Anti/Epitaph
    Released
    2114

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Ex Hex's new album, Rips, comes out Oct. 7. Jonah Takagi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Don't Wanna Lose

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    Song
    Don't Wanna Lose
    Album
    Rips
    Artist
    Ex Hex
    Label
    Merge Records
    Released
    2014

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01Caldera

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05A Little Lost

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    A Little Lost
    Album
    Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell
    Artist
    Various Artists
    Label
    Yep Roc
    Released
    2014

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02Back to the Shack

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    Song
    Back to the Shack
    Album
    Everything Will Be Alright in the End
    Artist
    Weezer
    Label
    Republic
    Released
    2014

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05Feel

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    Song
    Feel
    Album
    Manipulator
    Artist
    Ty Segall
    Label
    Drag City
    Released
    2014

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