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Yusuf: Gold Digger Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf, has a new album coming and is about to embark on his first tour in 35 years. Recorded all over the world, with Rick Rubin as producer, Today's Top Tune is "Gold Digger.”
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: New South Africa Married couple Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn are a match made in heaven for their love and mastering of the banjo. Their first album together was recorded at home and features an array of banjos and their nimble playing. Today's Top Tune is "New South Africa.”
Sheila Chandra: Ever So Lonely/Eyes/Ocean Sheila Chandra made a name for herself in the 80's as Britain's first mainstream Asian pop star. Drawing on the music of her spiritual ancestors, she weaves the sounds of South India, Spanish and Muslim influences on a composition that is now considered a classic.
Les Sins: Why Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick has a new dance project under the moniker Les Sins. As we look forward to his performance at KCRW's Masquerade Ball this weekend, Today's Top Tune is the funky "Why," featuring vocals from Nate Salman.
Conor Oberst: Hundreds of Ways Prolific songwriter Conor Oberst aka Bright Eyes released a gorgeous new album recently. Today's Top Tune is one of the most spiritually uplifting tracks on the album and has a very catchy melody. It's called "Hundreds of Ways".
Nina Persson: Food for the Beast Nina Persson, singer for the Swedish pop group the Cardigans, will be performing as part of the Culture Collide Festival in Los Angeles this week so we’re happy to feature her track "Food For The Beast" as Today's Top Tune.