World Cafe Playlist for 06/15/2023

Oliver Sim joins host Stephen Kallao

Despite seeking inspiration for his debut solo album from dark horror films, Oliver Sim says making Hideous Bastard has been a freeing experience. On the World Cafe, the vocalist and bass guitarist for The XX talks about the vulnerability of striking out on his own. Plus, live performances from Hideous Bastard.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Me’shell Ndegeocello “Who Is He And What Is He” Peace Beyond Passion
Oliver Sim “NEVER HERE” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Oliver Sim “Hideous” Hideous Bastard
{The XX “Intro” XX}
Oliver Sim “FRUIT” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Oliver Sim “RUN THE CREDITS” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
{The XX “Heart Skipped a Beat” XX}
Bonnie Raitt “Thing Called Love” Nick Of Time
Stevie Wonder “Isn’t She Lovely” Songs In The Key Of Life
Grateful Dead “Uncle John’s Band” Workingman’s Dead

Hour Two
The Blue Nile “Stay” A Walk Across The Rooftop
Say She She “Reeling” single
The Avett Brothers “Kick Drum Heart” I And Love And You
Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Wolf” Cool it Down
The Killers “When You Were Young” Sam’s Town
{Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Bluebird Wine” Old Yellow Moon}
Of Monsters And Men “Little Talks” Live At The World Cafe, V
Sharon Van Etten “Mistakes” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
The Last Dinner Party “Nothing Matters” single
Genesis Owusu “Leaving The Light” single
The Waterboys “The Whole Of The Moon” This Is The Sea
{Jade Jackson “Finish Line” WC Recording}
Allison Russell “The Returner” The Returner
John Prine “Hello In There” John Prine
Semisonic “Little Bit Of Sun” single
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” Greatest Hits