World Cafe Playlist for 12/21/2021

John Morrison’s Culture Corner with host Raina Douris

The end of the year is coming fast, and the “Best Of” lists are starting to pile up. Culture Corner commentator John Morrison explores his top picks of the year – some you may know and a few you may not. Plus, he explains just how he narrows it down to his five favorites.

*Japanese Breakfast “Savage Good Boy” Jubilee
Mitski “Working For The Knife” Laurel Hill
Figmore “Rosie” Jumbo Street
Emma-Jean Thackray “Venus” Yellow
Little Simz “Woman (feat. Cleo Soul)” Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Lushlife “Depaysement (feat. Dälek, Irreversible Entanglements)” Redamancy
Common “When We Move (Feat. Black Thought, Seun Kuti)” A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2
The War On Drugs “Harmonia’s Dream” I Don’t Live Here Anymore
Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen “Like I Used To” Like I Used To (single)
Wet Leg “Chaise Longue” Wet Leg
Lucy Dacus “Brando” Home Video
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss “Searching For My Love” Raise The Roof

Hour Two
*Waxahatchee “Arkadelphia” Saint Cloud
The Weather Station “Robber” Ignorance
Allison Russell “Nightflyer” Outside Child
Strand Of Oaks “Jimi & Stan” In Heaven
Jackson + Sellers “Waste Your Time” Breaking Point
Arlo Parks “Black Dog” Collapsed In Sunbeams
Adele “Easy On Me” 30
Band Of Horses “Crutch” Things Are Great
Parquet Courts “Walking At A Downtown Pace” Sympathy For Life
The Felice Brothers “Jazz On The Autobahn” From Dreams To Dust
Lord Huron “Not Dead Yet” Long Lost
Geese “Low Era” Projector
Adia Victoria “Magnolia Blues” A Southern Gothic
Brandi Carlile “You And Me On The Rock” In These Silent Days

*Optional Song