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Petra Haden 'Goes to the Movies' and reimagines the film score




Singer and violinist Petra Haden is releasing a solo acapella album. She is a former member of The Decemberists, Tito & Tarantula, and That Dog.
Singer and violinist Petra Haden is releasing a solo acapella album. She is a former member of The Decemberists, Tito & Tarantula, and That Dog.
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Singer and violinist Petra Haden is releasing a solo acapella album. She is a former member of The Decemberists, Tito & Tarantula, and That Dog.
Cover of Petra Haden's new album "Petra Goes To The Movies."
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Petra Haden is not your typical musician. When she decided to cover the Who's album "The Who Sell Out," she didn't get a backing band, she recreated every guitar lick, every drum hit using her voice.

Her latest acapella album "Petra Goes to the Movies" features this LA vocalist singing famous film scores. Petra joins Alex Cohen with more.

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