WFPK Album of the Week: Fleet Foxes – Shore Sunday, Oct 4 2020 

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Fleet Foxes’ new album Shore finds Robin Pecknold looking at everyday life during 2020, detailing the struggles and magnifying the hope that we’re all looking for.

Released on the Autumn equinox, the idea of time weaves throughout. From looking back at his youth and the band’s beginnings to the way nature reacts to the seasons.

Pecknold wrote all of the lyrics while taking all-day quarantine drives through upstate New York, finishing the LP a mere two weeks before it was released, giving us an instant real-time listen to his work.

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WFPK Album of the Week: Bright Eyes – Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was Sunday, Sep 27 2020 

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Conor Oberst and Co recorded the new Bright Eyes release before the pandemic, but it still suits this turbulent time and continued isolation.

Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was focuses on the death of Oberst’s brother as well as his recent divorce.


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WFPK Album of the Week: Suzanne Vega – An Evening of New York Songs and Stories Sunday, Sep 20 2020 

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For her new live album, Suzanne Vega decided to pay tribute to her adopted home with An Evening of New York Songs and Stories.

Recorded at the famed Cafe Carlile, the set retraces familiar landmarks, from Tom’s Diner, to Frank And Avas place, and Lukas apartment, right on the 2nd floor.


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WFPK Album of the Week: Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex Sunday, Sep 13 2020 

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He was a one hit wonder in the states, but in Europe, Marc Bolan, with his band T. Rex, was a 70’s superstar. Angelheaded Hipster honors the influential songwriter and features artists from Lucinda Williams to Kesha.

The tribute is the final project of producer Hal Willner, who sadly,  died of complications from COVID-19 in April.


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WFPK Album of the Week: The Killers – Imploding the Mirage Sunday, Sep 6 2020 

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With half of the band on a hiatus, Brandon Flowers and Ronnie Vannucci Jr had to get creative for Imploding the Mirage, the new album from The Killers.

The remaining pair enlisted a who’s-who of legends to collaborate with, including Lindsey Buckingham, KD Lang, Weyes Blood, Lucius, and Adam from The War On Drugs, with original member Mark Stoermer popping in for the occasional bass and rhythm guitar part.


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WFPK Album of the Week: Pretenders – Hate For Sale Sunday, Aug 30 2020 

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Chrissie Hynde is back with her trademark swagger, reuniting with old bandmates on the new Pretenders release, Hate For Sale.

Guitarist James Walbourne co-wrote all ten songs, while original drummer Martin Chambers provides the anchor for some no-frills rock and roll.


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WFPK Album of the Week: Taylor Swift – Folklore Sunday, Aug 23 2020 

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For the surprise new album Folklore, Taylor Swift teamed up with The National’s Aaron Dessner and Jack Antonoff for a collection of somber and bare songs that will be a perfect soundtrack for the approaching Fall and Winter.

The set also finds Swift teaming up with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon on a track that portrays two estranged lovers, a beautiful duet from both artists.


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WFPK Album of the Week: Alanis Morrissette – Such Pretty Forks in the Road Sunday, Aug 16 2020 

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Alanis Morissette’s first release in 8 years, Such Pretty Forks in the Road, returns to the confessional writing style that defined her earlier work.

Mostly ballads, the songs are unflinching looks at Morissettes breakdowns, addiction, insomnia, depression and motherhood, delivered in her unmistakable vocals.


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WFPK Album of the Week: Lianne La Havas “Lianne La Havas” Sunday, Aug 9 2020 

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Lianne La Havas self-titled her third record as a statement to what the project became, as she says, the truest version of herself after taking complete control over her writing and production.

The concept LP tells the story of a relationship from its lust-filled beginnings, through the breakup, and eventually to a moment of empowerment as she realizes her self-reliance.


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WFPK Album of the Week: The Chicks – Gaslighter Sunday, Aug 2 2020 

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On Gaslighter, their first release in 14 years, The Chicks do some straight talking and double down on their pop sound.

While the songs tell the story of lead singer Natalie Maines divorce, they also echo the bands take on the current administration.


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