#Current15: Live Current Vol. 8 (2012)

Live Current Volume 8
Live Current Volume 8 (Artwork by Adam Turman)
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  • The Lumineers - Ho Hey 02:30
  • Polica - The Maker 04:08
  • Nada Surf - Waiting for Something 03:24
  • Mayer Hawthorne - No Strings 03:49
  • Lana Del Rey - Video Games 04:28
  • Trampled by Turtles - Alone 04:17
  • tUnE-yArDs - My Country 04:10
  • Doomtree - The Grand Experiment 03:37
  • The Head and the Heart - Lost in My Mind 04:17
  • Nick Lowe - Sensitive Man 02:38
  • Punch Brothers - Movement & Location 04:06
  • First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar 04:28
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes - Man on Fire 03:21
  • The Pines - All the While 03:51
  • Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks 04:10
  • Craig Finn - Sarah, I'm Surrounded 04:20
  • My Morning Jacket - Circuital 07:09

It's that time of year again — the return of our Live Current compilation series. We've brought together 17 of the very best of all the performances in The Current studios in the last year — plus a few truly amazing concert performances — and put it all on one CD for you, our listeners.

To celebrate #Current15, on January 15, you can hear Jade and Mary Lucia spin tracks from Live Current, Volume 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Your contribution is essential in keeping public radio and The Current alive. Get Live Current Vol. 8 when you become a new member or renew your membership.

Tracklist

1. Lumineers – "Ho Hey," recorded live in the Current studios on April 11, 2012

2. Poliça – "The Maker," recorded live in the Current studios on November 30, 2011

3. Nada Surf – "Waiting for Something," recorded live in the Current studios on March 31, 2012

4. Mayer Hawthorne – "No Strings," recorded live at First Avenue on May 18, 2012

5. Lana Del Rey – "Video Games," recorded live in the Current studios on March 9, 2012

6. Trampled By Turtles – "Alone," recorded live at the Current studios on April 11, 2012.

7. tUnE-yArDs – "My Country," recorded at Rock The Garden on June 16, 2012.

8. Doomtree – "The Grand Experiment," recorded live at the UBS Forum on December 1, 2011.

9. The Head and the Heart – "Lost In My Mind," recorded live at the Current studios on June 8, 2011.

10. Nick Lowe – "Sensitive Man," recorded live at the Current studios on December 6, 2011.

11. Punch Brothers – "Movement & Location," recorded live at the Current studios on March 2, 2012.

12. First Aid Kit – "The Lion's Roar," recorded live at the Current studios on April 7, 2012.

13. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes – "Man On Fire" recorded live at the Current studios on May 25, 2012.

14. The Pines – "All The While" recorded live at the Current studios on January 25, 2012.

15. Of Monsters and Men – "Little Talks," recorded live at the Current studios on March 29, 2012.

16. Craig Finn – "Sarah, I'm Surrounded" recorded live at the Current studios on February 5, 2012.

17. My Morning Jacket – "Circuital", recorded at Rock The Garden on June 18, 2011.

#Current 15 on air
From January 6 – 24, the 9:30 Coffee Break will ask listeners to share their favorite songs from the past 15 years, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jade and Mary will play back some of their favorite session tracks, and at 6 p.m. Mark will air the Top 15 songs of each year, selected from your votes in our Top 89 countdown from each year. The Current App hosts a stream dedicated to The Current's first 15 years filled with musical highlights since 2005.

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CDs of Live Current, Volume 8 are available for purchase via Public Media Market.