World Cafe Playlist for 05/18/2020

Sparks joins host Stephen Kallao

Brothers Ron and Russel Mael have been making music as the band Sparks for almost 50 years. On the next World Cafe, Ron and Russell tell stories about the music on their new album, A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip. And we’ll find out what the brothers have been listening to while quarantined in Los Angeles.

Coldplay “God Put a Smile on You Face” A Rush of Blood to the Head
Sparks “All That” A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip
BTS “Burning Up (Fire)” The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever
Miles Davis “Summertime” Porgy and Bess
Sparks “The Rhythm Thief” Lil’ Beethoven
Sparks “How Do I Get To Carnegie Hall?” Lil’ Beethoven
Sparks “One For The Ages” A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip
The Head and the Heart “Rhythm & Blues” Sings Of Light
Katie Pruitt “Expectations” Expectations
Brittany Howard “You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks” Spotify Singles
Hayley Williams “Cinnamon” Petals for Armor
New Order “Live Vigilantes” LowL-Life
Mt. Joy “Strangers” Rearrange Us
Hazel English “Five and Dime” Wake Up!

Hour Two
*Paul Simon “She Moves On” rhythm of the Saints
Phoebe Bridgers “Kyoto” Punishers
Andrew Bird “Fitz and the Dizzyspells” Noble Beast
Orion Sun “Coffee For Dinner” Hold Space for Me
Prefab Sprout “When Loves Breaks Down” Two Wheels Good
Fiona Apple “Heavy Balloon” Fetch the Bolt Cutters
The Cure “High” Wish
Waxahatchee “Arkadelphia” Saint Cloud
Van Morrison “Astral Weeks” Astral Weeks
Elvis Costello “I Can’t Stand Up For Fall” Get Happy
The Clash “Spanish Bombs” London Calling
The Shins “Phantom Limb” Wincing The Night Away
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever“She’s There” Sideways to New Italy
The Zombies “She’s Not There” Greatest Hits

*Optional Song