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Your First Listen: Week of March 21

Each week we feature five remarkable songs you need to hear on Your First Listen. In case you miss them on air, you can catch up on the weekly tracks right here. Your First Listen airs weekdays at 12:45pm, 5:45pm, and 8:45pm.

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Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros – “No Love Like Yours”

If you know Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros just from their song “Home”… oh, there’s so much more for you! While this song from their fourth album PersonA doesn’t sound like the hippie-love vibe of their big breakout hit, it’s just as earnest and full of love. You can get in on the cuddle puddle next week at the Mod Club.

Half Moon Run – “Consider Yourself”

Montreal’s Half Moon Run are getting huge! You can see them at Osheaga this summer. Here’s a song off their latest album Sun Leads Me On, and maybe you’ll agree it’s kind of reminiscent of Radiohead (think “Bodysnatchers”).

Chairlift – “Moth to the Flame”

Is there someone in your life you know is no good for you but you just can’t stay away? That’s what Chairlift is talking about in this song. “Moth to the Flame” is from their new album Moth which came out at the beginning of this year. This is a song I first heard described as “So mind blowing I can’t stop listening to it” by a friend on Facebook. Maybe you’ll agree!

Catfish & The Bottlemen – “Soundtrack”

If you remember U.K. band Catfish & The Bottlemen from their first big hit “Kathleen”, they sounded like a miniature version of how they sound now! They’re prepping to release their second album and this tune is a sample of what it’s going to be like.

The Kills – “Doing It To Death”

Who cares if summer’s coming, over their 16 year career The Kills have never been sunny and chipper… so you can still get dark. Their fifth studio album Ash & Ice drop June 3rd. Not to be too macabre, but here’s “Doing It To Death” on Your First Listen.

(Photo courtesy of Chairlift`s Facebook)

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