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Phoenix On World Cafe

Hear the band perform songs from Ti Amo - an album that's surprisingly lighthearted, given the string of attacks that struck Phoenix's French homeland as work on the record progressed.
Phoenix's sixth and latest album is called Ti Amo; in case you're rusty on your Italian, that means "I love you." And the record is filled with love. It also evokes Italian discos in the summertime — a surprisingly fun and lighthearted tone, given the tense times in which it emerged.

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