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New Music: Mumford & Sons, Green Day, Betty LaVette, Daddy and Lavender Diamond

Mumford & Sons in concert.
Mumford & Sons in concert.
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It's Tuesday, the day of the week when new albums drop. NPR music critic Ann Powers and LA music critic Steve Hochman join Alex and A in the studio with their top choices.

Mumford & Sons - Babel
Songs we played:
I Will Wait
Lovers' Eyes

Betty LaVette - Thankful N' Thoughtful
Songs we played:
The More I Search (The More I Die)

Lavender Diamond - Incorruptible Heart
Songs we played:
Everybody's Heart's

Green Day - ¡UNO!
Songs we played:
Loss of Control

Daddy (with James Franco) - Motor City EP
Songs we played:
Love in the Old Days