World Cafe Playlist for 04/27/2023

“Albums turning 30” (no guest) with host Stephen Kallao

It’s a celebration of albums turning 30! The year was 1993: alternative and hip-hop were the mainstream, and glam and pure pop were out. Host Stephen Kallao takes us back to that musical moment with a mix of some of ‘93’s best releases, including debuts from Radiohead, Counting Crows, and Sheryl Crow, and seminal records from Smashing Pumpkins, A Tribe Called Quest, and Lenny Kravitz.

Stream the complete show here

*Mazzy Star “Fade Into You” So Tonight That I Might See
Sheryl Crow “Leaving Las Vegas” Tuesday Night Music Club
Liz Phair “Never Said” Exile In Guyville
The Lemonheads “It’s About Time” Come On Feel The Lemonheads
Radiohead “Creep” Pablo Honey
The Afghan Whigs “Gentlemen” Gentlemen
Counting Crows “Anna Begins” August And Everything After
Sarah McLachlan “Hold On” Fumbling Toward Ecstasy
The Cranberries “Dreams” Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?
James “Say Something” Laid
The Breeders “Divine Hammer” Last Splash
Lenny Kravitz “Are You Gonna Go My Way” Are You Gonna Go My Way?
Smashing Pumpkins “Today” Siamese Dream
A Tribe Called Quest “Award Tour” Midnight Marauders

Hour Two
*Bruce Springsteen “Nightshift” Only The Strong Survive
Lana Del Rey “Let the Light In (feat. Father John Misty)” Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd
Father John Misty “Chateau Lobby #4 (in C For Two Virgins)” I Love You, Honeybear
Tame Impala “Elephant” Lonerism
John Lennon “Instant Karma!” The John Lennon Collection
Parquet Courts “Walking at a Downtown Pace” Recorded Live for World Cafe
The Tragically Hip “Poets” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Charley Crockett “Trinity River” The Man From Waco
Kathleen Edwards “Back to Me” Back To Me
Josh Ritter “For Your Soul” Spectral Lines
boygenius “Not Strong Enough” The Record
Elliott Smith “Baby Britain” Xo
Tori Amos “Silent All These Years” Little Earthquakes
Neil Young “Heart Of Gold” Harvest

*Optional Song