World Cafe Playlist for 12/23/2019

Clairo joins host Raina Douris

Clairo was a senior in high school when she shot a music video for her song “Pretty Girl” in her bedroom and uploaded it to YouTube, where it’s racked up over 40 million views. Now, Clairo has released a full-length album, called Immunity, and she’s touring with artists like Tame Impala. We’ll hear a live studio performance today. Plus, she shares about her burgeoning career and some of the stories behind her songs.

*Lucinda Williams “2 Kool 2 B Forgotten” Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
Clairo “Bags” Recorded Live For The World Cafe
Clairo “Pretty Girl” Pretty Girl
Clairo “Sinking” Immunity
Clairo “Softly” Recorded Live For The World Cafe
Clairo “North” Recorded Live For The World Cafe
David Gray “Babylon” White Ladder
Raphael Saadiq “Something Keeps Calling” Jimmy Lee
Devon Gilfillian “Unchained” Black Hole Rainbow
The Highwomen “Crowded Table” The Highwomen
The Arcs “Stay In My Corner” Yours, Dreamily
Big Thief “Forgotten Eyes” Two Hands
Elvis Costello “Alison” My Aim Is True

Hour Two
*XTC “Senses Working Overtime” English Settlement
Valerie June “Let It Snow” Let It Snow (single)
Yo La Tengo “Eight Candles” Hanukkah+
Charles Brown “Merry Christmas Baby” Christmas Cookies: A Concord Calamity
Darlene Love “Winter Wonderland” A Christmas Gift For You
The Head And The Heart “Missed Connection” Living Mirage
The Revivalists “All My Friends” Take Good Care
Bakar “Hell N Back” Will You Be My Yellow?
Janelle Monae “Make Me Feel” Dirty Computer
Beck “Dreams” Colors
The Weather Station “Thirty” The Weather Station
Sufjan Stevens “Jacksonville” Come On Feel The Illinoise
Coldplay “Orphans” Everyday Life
INXS “Never Tear Us Apart” Kick
Freya Ridings “Castles” Freya Ridings

*Optional Song