World Cafe Playlist for 01/29/2021

Fontaines D.C. joins host Raina Douris

Fontaines D.C.’s debut album, Dogrel, was an instant success. Overnight the Irish band became one of the most critically acclaimed acts from the UK, being nominated for a Mercury Prize and earning BBC’s album of the year award. So how would they follow up such success? We’ll find out, as Fontaines D.C. takes us through the journey of making their second record, 2020’s A Hero’s Death, and how they mixed influences like the Beach Boys into their post-punk sound.

*Coldplay “Fix You” X & Y
Fontaines D.C. “A Hero’s Death” Recorded Live For The World Cafe
Fontaines D.C. “I Don’t Belong” Recorded Live For The World Cafe
Fontaines D.C. “Sunny” Recorded Live For The World Cafe
U2 “Desire” Rattle And Hum
Maggie Rogers “Retrograde” Heard It In A Past Life
Tash Sultana “Sweet And Dandy” Terra Firma
The Verve “Bittersweet Symphony” Urban Hymns
Arlo Parks “Black Dog” Collapsed In Sunbeams
Peter Gabriel “Digging In The Dirt” Us

Hour Two
*Steely Dan “I Got The News” Aja
Valerie June “Call Me A Fool” The Moon And Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers
Al Green “Call Me (Come Back Home)” Call Me
Sofia Valdes “Handful Of Water” Ventura EP
Jeff Buckley “Grace” Grace
Beach Bunny “Good Girls” Blame Game EP
The White Stripes “The Denial Twist” Get Behind Me Satan
Jade Bird “Headstart” Headstart (Single)
Amos Lee “Listen” Last Days At The Lodge
Low Cut Connie “Help Me” Private Lives
Aretha Franklin “The Weight” This Girl’s In Love With You
The Head And The Heart “Down In The Valley (Live)” Live From Pike Place Market
Bob Marley & The Wailers “Lively Up Yourself” Live!
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats “Look It Here” Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

*Optional Song