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    Shakey Graves on World Cafe The latest record from Shakey Graves is a big departure from his debut, when Alejandro Rose-Garcia burst on the scene with just a guitar and kick drum. Can’t Wake Up explores themes of death and dying, sleep and sleeplessness, set to quite an interesting sonic landscape. He joins host Stephen Kallao to dive deeper into what this new album is about, plus how his mother, a Latina playwright, influences him, and what it was like recording at Kevin Costner's house. Shakey Graves performs live. On the next World Cafe.
Exploring themes of death and dying, sleep and insomnia, Alejando Rose-Garcia performs songs from his latest album, Can't Wake Up.
In 2011, Alejando Rose-Garcia burst onto the scene armed with a guitar and suitcase kick drum and released his first album as Shakey Graves. Seven years later, he's about to release his latest studio album, Can't Wake Up, out on May 4. It's a record that explores themes of death and dying, sleep and sleeplessness, and it has the most interesting sonic landscape to match the lyrical content.

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