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12/15/2021 09:59 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson

"Love Action (I Believe in Love)" was precisely as packaged: an homage to love, as its title suggests. This song is a semi-autobiographical account of vocalist Phil Oakey's relationships. Oakey's lyric, "I've been a husband and a lover too" alludes to how he'd been unfaithful to his then-wife. He explained to Mojo: "It was a celebration of the hope that people could be more open about their sex lives." https://bit.ly/3wlXnMc
12/15/2021 09:54 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
The Call Up
by The Clash
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

By request for Michelle!
12/15/2021 09:48 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
As Far Away as Possible
by Shout Out Louds
(1 play) | (0 fans)

The first track from the 6th album, "House", by the Swedish indie-pop band. Shout Out Louds have played live on KEXP many times. Here they are performing live in the KEXP studio and chatting with Troy Newlson in 2013 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn9eaDMiOWU https://www.shoutoutlouds.com/
12/15/2021 09:44 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Kim & Jessie (DatA Remix)
by M83
(58 plays) | (0 fans)

Third single from their fifth studio album, Saturdays = Youth. This version was remixed by DJ David Guillon. https://ilovem83.com/
12/15/2021 09:39 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Shadows
by Bonobo feat. Jordan Rakei
(32 plays) | (0 fans)

Bonobo's playing an all-ages show with Jordan Rakei on Tuesday, March 22nd at the Showbox SoDo. - https://bit.ly/3q2tOxQ The new album, out January 14th, features Jamila Woods, Joji, Kadhja Bonet, O’Flynn, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Jordan Rakei on this track. https://bonobomusic.bandcamp.com/
12/15/2021 09:32 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
The Wheel
by PJ Harvey
(135 plays) | (1 fan)

Tenth track and lead single from her ninth studio album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, an album recorded by PJ Harvey in a purpose-built public studio during a month-long residency at London's Somerset House. Harvey worked behind one-way glass with her band, producers Flood and John Parish, and engineers, observed throughout by public audiences. - https://bit.ly/3yxHrsP https://pjharvey.net/
12/15/2021 09:28 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Rise
by Alison Mosshart
(21 plays) | (0 fans)

The debut solo single from Alison Mosshart, known best as being a member of The Kills and The Dead Weather. Mosshart said in a statement that she began writing the song in 2013, “sitting at [her] desk in London, missing someone badly.” - https://bit.ly/3oW9ZsO
12/15/2021 09:24 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Y Control
by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
(236 plays) | (3 fans)

From their debut studio album - https://www.yeahyeahyeahs.com/
12/15/2021 09:18 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
I Touch Roses
by Book of Love
(21 plays) | (0 fans)

Book of Love is an American synthpop and electronic band, formed in 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and later based in New York City. Led by vocalist Susan Ottaviano, the band also includes keyboardists Ted Ottaviano (no relation to Susan), Lauren Roselli and Jade Lee. - https://www.bookoflovemusic.com/
12/15/2021 09:15 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson

This uses a sample of Marvin Gaye's 1977 song, "Got To Give It Up." https://www.parovstelar.com/
12/15/2021 09:11 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Bussifame
by Dawn Richard
(76 plays) | (0 fans)

Second Line is the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Dawn Richard. The album title refers to the parade tradition of the same name practiced in Richard's hometown of New Orleans. - https://bit.ly/3yvFRHO https://dawnrichard.bandcamp.com/album/second-line
12/15/2021 09:07 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson

“There are touches of R&B, touches of jazz, touches of hip-hop, touches of classical, Cuban music, West African music, house music,” Martin said of his album in a statement. “You’re going to hear all elements of Black music within this record. It’s not one element I can leave out if I call myself a true Black artist.” - https://bit.ly/30sbO7o https://soundsofcrenshaw.com/terrace-martin
12/15/2021 09:03 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
The Hardest Cut
by Spoon
(67 plays) | (0 fans)

Spoon's 10th album 'Lucifer on the Sofa,' will be released on February 11th, 2022 via Matador Records. KEXP premiered the first single "The Hardest Cut," described to KEXP by co-founder and frontman Britt Daniel as "kind-of a highway rock, boogie kind of song, which we've never done before." https://www.kexp.org/read/2021/10/28/spoon-shows-you-can-always-go-home-again-new-single-hardest-cut-kexp-premiere/
12/15/2021 09:00 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Jackie
by Yves Tumor
(44 plays) | (0 fans)

"Jackie" was the KEXP Song of the Day back in July of this year. -- Subscribe and download a copy for free, and learn more about the psychdelic video for "Jackie" from studio Actual Objects: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2021/7/22/yves-tumor-jackie/
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