World Cafe Playlist for 03/25/2024

Adrianne Lenker miniconcert with host Stephen Kallao

Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief is an incredible live performer, displaying raw and visceral guitar playing, but also moments of delicate vulnerability. It’s fitting that her new solo album, Bright Future, was recorded live to tape, fully analog, without a computer screen in sight. Recorded with friends at a mysterious studio in the woods called Double Infinity, the album captures what makes Lenker such an essential artist. On the World Cafe, Adrianne joins us to perform a set of songs, recorded at the iconic Electric Lady Studios in New York.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Lucinda Williams “Lines Around Your Eyes” Sweet Old World
Ben Harper “Mama’s Got A Girlfriend” Welcome To The Cruel World
Adrianne Lenker “Sadness As A Gift” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Adrianne Lenker “Real House” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Adrianne Lenker “Evol” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Adrianne Lenker “Anyhow” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Joan Shelley “River Low” WC Recording
The Band “Stage Fright” Stage Fright
Dawes “All Your Favorite Bands” All Your Favorite Bands
Jackson Browne “The Load Out/Stay” Running On Empty
The Moody Blues “I’m Just A Singer (in A Rock and Roll Band)” Seventh Soujourn
Kevin Morby “City Music” City Music
Iron and Wine “All in Good Time (feat. Fiona Apple)” Light Verse
Vampire Weekend “A-Punk” Vampire Weekend
Tracy Chapman “You’re The One” Let It Rain

Hour Two
The Allman Brothers “Come And Go Blues” Brothers And Sisters
Lo Moon “Water” I Wish You Way More Than Luck
The War On Drugs “Harmonia’s Dream” I Don’t Live Here Anymore
St. Vincent “Broken Man”All Born Screaming
The Killers “Mr. Brightside” Hot Fuss
Maggie Rogers “Dog Years” WC Recording
David Wax Museum “Guesthouse” Live at the World Cafe
Joan Osborne “St. Teresa” World Cafe Session
The Decemberists “Burial Ground” Burial Ground (single)
Tom Waits “(Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night” The Heart Of Saturday Night
Norah Jones “Running” Visions
Norah Jones “Come Away With Me” WC Recording
Reyna Tropical “Cartagena” Malegría
Jade Bird “The Lottery” Jade Bird
Waxahatchee “Right Back to It (feat. MJ Lenderman)” Tigers Blood