To Your Good Health

This week we're featuring Maxïmo Park's 2012 record The National Health, which seemed somewhat fitting given its gesture at social ills and our current pandemic disaster. Also this week, the stunning first cut from Max Richter's United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights commission Voices. It was powerful when I got to see it performed back in February, but right now in this moment it resonates all the more.

Also this week, there's a new single from Doves. It's really wonderful, and so satisfying to see a band come back from an 11 year hiatus full of the energy to explore their sound that makes all their records familiar, and yet never derivative. I'm very excited for album number 5 later this year.


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  1. Falling Thunder by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever on Sideways To New Italy (Sub Pop) $ Buy
  2. Break
  3. When I Was Wild by Maxïmo Park on The National Health (V2) $ Buy
  4. The National Health by Maxïmo Park on The National Health (V2) $ Buy
  5. Jiu Jits You by Panic Shack on Jiu Jits You (Brace Yourself Records) $ Buy
  6. Break
  7. Red Right Hand by Laura Marling, Antony Genn, Martin Slattery on Peaky Blinders (Very Clever Records) $ Buy
  8. Hard Liquor by Thomas Dybdahl on Cabin Fever (Mute) $ Buy
  9. I Don't Belong by Fontaines DC on A Hero's Death (Partisan) $ Buy
  10. Break
  11. Hips and Lips by Maxïmo Park on The National Health (V2) $ Buy
  12. Grounds by IDLES on Ultra Mono (Partisan Records) $ Buy
  13. No Flag by Elvis Costello on No Flag (Concord Records) $ Buy
  14. Break
  15. Indie Rokkers by Soccer Mommy on Soccer Mommy & Friends Singles Series, Vol. 3: Gentle Dom (Loma Vista) $ Buy
  16. Miles Away by We Were Promised Jetpacks on Out of Interest (Big Scary Monsters) $ Buy
  17. Wolf Among Men by Maxïmo Park on The National Health (V2) $ Buy
  18. Break
  19. Be Right Back, Moving House (feat. Paul Smith) by Ghostpoet on Shedding Skin (Pias America) $ Buy
  20. Break
  21. Peradam (feat. Anoushka Shankar, Tenzin Choegyal, Charlotte Gainsbourg) by Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith on Peradam (Bella Union) $ Buy
  22. Break
  23. The Undercurrents by Maxïmo Park on The National Health (V2) $ Buy
  24. Kyoto by Phoebe Bridgers on Punisher (Dead Oceans) $ Buy
  25. Save the Whale by JARV IS… on Beyond the Pale (Rough Trade) $ Buy
  26. Carousels by Doves on Carousels — Singles (Virgin) $ Buy
  27. Break
  28. All Human Beings by Max Richter on Voices (Universal) $ Buy
  29. Remedy, Surging Sea by Son Lux on Reincarnates (Leroy Lott Music) $ Buy
  30. Swill by Jónsi on Shiver (Krunk) $ Buy