Coffee Break: Something to talk about

Fontaines D.C. perform at The Current Day Party during SXSW
Fontaines D.C. perform at The Current Day Party at Barracuda in Austin, Texas, on Friday, March 15, during the SXSW music festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)

This weekend, Bill DeVille played "Boys In The Better Land" by Fontaine D.C., and listener Rob wrote in suggesting a theme based on songs that talk.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature talking, as opposed to singing, at some point?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

Soul Coughing - Screenwriter's Blues
The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
Madness - One Step Beyond
Janet Jackson - Nasty
Feist - Century
Gil Scott-Heron - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Lifter Puller - Space Humping 19.99
C.W. McCall - Convoy


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