Brighten the Corners

BTC show #339 – 11/19/13

WCNR Brighten the Corners 11-19-13 (Show 339)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Neil Finn – “Flying in the Face of Love”/DizzyHeights (out Feb. 2014)

John Butler Trio – “Only One”/new album Feb. 2014

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Lariat”/Wig Out At Jagbags (out 1/7/14)

Dum Dum Girls – “Lost Boys & Girls Club”/Too True (out 1/29/14)

The Chain Gang of 1974 – “Sleepwalking”/Grand Theft Auto V (& their 2014 album)

Sky Ferreira – “Boys”/Night Time, My Time


The Preatures – “Is This How You Feel?”/EP title track

Blood Orange – “Chamakay”/Cupid Deluxe (out today)


London Grammar – “Strong”/If You Wait

Skaters – “Deadbolt”/single out now, new album 2/25/14

Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs – “Girls Talk”/Under the Covers Vol. 3 (came out last week)




Deer Tick + Scott Lucas + Vanessa Carlton – “From The Git Go”/Rockin Here Tonight 2-CD comp for Slim Dunlap

Bottle Rockets w/ Uncle Tupelo – “Wallflower”/Dylan cover on 2-cd reissue of s/t & The Brooklyn Side (out today)

Infamous Stringdusters feat. Bruce Hornsby – “Road To Boulder”/Benefit EP title track (for Colorado flood relief)


Bad Religion – “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”/Christmas Songs

Nick Lowe – “Children Go Where I Send Thee”/Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection For All The Family

Erasure – “Gaudete”/Snow Globe


Morcheeba – “Gimme Your Love”/Head Up High

The National – “Lean”/Hunger Games: Catching Fire (out today)


Shearwater – “Natural One”/Fellow Travelers (out 11/26)

Beady Eye – “Soul Love”/BE (out today)


Jake Bugg – “Storm Passes Away”/Shangri La (out today)

Delta Rae – “Chasing Twisters”/EP title track (out today)

The Wombats – “Your Body Is A Weapon”/single w/ remixes out 12/3


We Are Scientists – “Dumb Luck”/Business Casual EP


Against Me! – “FML-666”/Transgender Dysphoria Blues (out 1/21/14)

Brendan Benson – “Diamond”/You Were Right (out 12/10)


Willy Mason – “Show Me The Way To Go Home”/Corner Lounge version from 11/18

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