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New Music Tuesday

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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John Legend performs a the piano during the kick-off celebration concert for the 2010 FIFA World Cup at the Orlando Stadium on June 10, 2010 in Soweto, South Africa. Martin Rose/Getty Images

It’s Tuesday and time to talk about new music releases. For his new album, artist John Legend collaborated with the hip-hop band The Roots and focuses on period anthems of the Civil Rights Movement.

Madeleine speaks with 'Los Angeles Times' music critic Ann Powers about Legend's latest album titled 'Wake Up.'

From the album, here's one of the songs titled 'Hard Times.'

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