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Over the years, it's been hard to peg Portland solo project turned electro-pop trio Starfucker as any one thing. Known for wearing women's clothing during live performances, having song titles like "Biggie Smalls" and "Queen Latifah," and changing their band name more times than they've changed thei ... More >>
Song: Broken Bells, "The High Road"
Context: This song from the duo of Danger Mouse and Shins singer James Mercer goes with this week's cover story about local low-power station KWSS 106.7 FM.
Broken Bells - The High Road by pcagx
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