World Cafe Playlist for 06/15/2022

Michael Stipe (R.E.M.) joins host Raina Douris

A little over 25 years ago, R.E.M. released New Adventures in Hi Fi. R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe looks back on what went into that record and shares stories behind some of the gems on the new extended version the band put out last year. Plus, Stipe talks about the music he is making now, as a solo artist.

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*The Police “Synchronicity ll” Synchronicity
R.E.M. “Departure” New Adventures in Hi-Fi
R.E.M. “Leave (Original)” New adventures in Hi-Fi
R.E.M. “Leave (Alternate Version)” New Adventures in Hi-Fi
R.E.M. “Electrolite” New Adventures in Hi-Fi
R.E.M. “E-Bow The Letter” New Adventures in Hi-Fi
Michael Stipe “Drive to the Ocean” Single
Patti Smith “Gloria” Horses
Wet Leg “Chaise Longue” Wet Leg
Iggy Pop “Lust For Life” Lust For Life

Hour Two
*Steve Forbert “Goin’ Down To Laurel” Alive On Arrival
Beach House “Superstar” Once Twice Melody
Fleetwood Mac “Emerald Eyes” Mystery To Me
Sharon Van Etten “Porta” Single
Modest Mouse “Dashboard” We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank
The Dip “Paddle To The Stars” Sticking With It
Etta James “Love And Happiness” The Right Time
Kathleen Edwards “I Make The Dough, You Get the Glory” Asking For Flowers
John Mayer “No Such Thing” Room For Squares
Neal Francis “Problems” In Plain Sight
R.E.M. “Superman” Lifes Rich Pageant
Band Of Horses “In Need Of Repair” Things Are Great
Prefab Sprout “Cars And Girls” From Langley Park To Memphis
Jade Bird “Headstart” Different Kinds of Light

*Optional Song