Summer. Her collaboration with producer/performer M. Ward -- She & Him -- has become quite the force in today's music scene.
NPR's Exclusive First Listen has made the duo's second album, the appropriately-if-not-imaginatively titled Volume Two, available for a full album stream a whole week before the album is released.
The line between actor and musician has been graciously blurred in the last five years. Jeff Bridges' Oscar win for his turn as Bad Blake in Crazy Heart was absolutely deserved as he poured his heart, soul and -- most importantly -- talent into that role. Deschanel, like Bridges, has sang before in one of her roles, the charming Jovie in 2003's Elf.
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