#3076: The Art of New Songs

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We'll hear works that exist at the juncture of art song and pop song on this New Sounds. There's music from Clogs, who have lately become purveyors of vocal chamber pop, with additions of singers from the indie rock world. There's also a brilliant collection of new work from Corey Dargel, a Texas-born, Brooklyn based composer, who impishly crafts classical pop song cycles. Plus, music by Natalie Merchant, Alex Cline, Brian Dewan, and David Sylvian.

PROGRAM # 3076, The Art of New Songs (First aired on 5/14/2010)





Corey Dargel, Kathleen Suppove

Someone Will Take Care of Me

Fingers [3:49] Hands [4:37] Everybody Wannabe [3:50]

New Amsterdam 021 www.newamsterdamrecords.com

Natalie Merchant

Leave Your Sleep

The King of China’s Daughter [2:39] Indian Names [5:52]

Nonesuch 522304 www.nonesuch.com

Brian Dewan

Tells The Story

The Day The Day Stood Still [4:18]

Bar/None Records A-HAON 033-2


The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton

Last Song (feat. Matt Berninger from the National) [3:59]

Brassland HWY-021 brassland.org

David Sylvian

Secrets of the Beehive

September [1:18]

Virgin Records 2471 Available for purchase or download at Amazon.com*

Alex Cline

The Constant Flame

Bridge (for David Sylvian) [13:11]

Cryptogramophone CG110 www.cryptogramophone.com

David Sylvian

Secrets of the Beehive

Let The Happiness In, excerpt [2:00]


See above.