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Out of the Box Album of the Week with Paul Shugrue

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All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.

All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.

Location:

Norfolk, VA

Description:

All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.

Twitter:

@WHRO

Language:

English

Contact:

5200 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23508 757-889-9400


Episodes

The Hold Steady

2/22/2021
Their eighth album, "Open Door Policy," brings their unique style to a whole new level.

Duration:00:03:27

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

2/15/2021
One of the first totally indie bands, they released their debut in 2005 fully on their own. That D.I.Y. appeal is still evident on their album “New Fragility.”

Duration:00:03:29

Foo Fighters

2/8/2021
Medicine at Midnight, their 10th album, is one of their most consistent and likable since their early days.

Duration:00:03:49

Langhorne Slim

2/1/2021
The first album of the week for 2021 is an album of pandemic inspired songs called “Strawberry Mansion.” It’s his seventh album and he might as well have called it “What I did during the covid quarantine.”

Duration:00:03:54

Chris Stapleton

11/16/2020
“Starting Over” is his fourth album since he made the switch from songwriter to recording artist

Duration:00:04:08

Chris Stapleton

11/16/2020
“Starting Over” is his fourth album since he made the switch from songwriter to recording artist.

Duration:00:04:08

Wes Charlton

11/9/2020
The artist from Virginia's Northern Neck creates a singular artistic vision with his fourth album “Breaking Light.” Performing all the instruments and vocals, the songs range from deeply personal to outright political.

Duration:00:04:20

Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche

11/2/2020
A comforting new album has arrived by the mother/daughter duo called, fittingly; “I Can Still Hear You.” The harmonies they create are the perfect antidote to isolation.

Duration:00:04:45

Bruce Springsteen

10/26/2020
“Letter To You” is a true love letter to his fans as he reunites with the E-Street Band for an album recorded live in the studio over a mere four days.

Duration:00:04:48

Matt Berninger

10/19/2020
His gloomy persona, which has defined The National’s albums, is brought to a new level on his solo debut “Serpentine Prison.”

Duration:00:04:46

Bahamas

10/12/2020
As Afie Jurvanen's fifth album’s title,“Sad Hunk” implies, he’s struggling to live up to his own reputation.

Duration:00:04:39

Dawes

10/5/2020
On their seventh album “Good Luck With Whatever,” they come to grips with being thirty-something and dealing with growing up.

Duration:00:04:19

Fleet Foxes

9/28/2020
Released at the exact moment of 2020’s autumnal equinox, “Shore” has songs that focus on luminescence in a time of darkness, and tranqulity during upheaval. It’s a return to form with some of their most brilliant songs.

Ziggy Marley

9/21/2020
“More Family Time” is the perfect project for parents who love reggae and have kids at home this fall.

The Jason Cale Band

9/14/2020
“World of Wonder” captures the same magic from the night they played the Out of the Box Series earlier this year when they blew the crowd away.

Duration:00:04:34

Angelheaded Hipster

9/7/2020
The Songs of Marc Bolan and T-Rex is a double album that features artists who have been carefully picked, like the guest list at a lavish dinner party, to each bring something different to their performances of these classic glam-rock songs.

Duration:00:04:04

The Avett Brothers

8/31/2020
Their new album “The Third Gleam” has honest songs done in the simplest of ways, all acoustic.

Duration:00:05:01

Chuck Prophet

8/24/2020
His new album, his 14th, is called “The Land That Time Forgot” and showcases his portraits of people in many different situations.

Duration:00:04:42

Suburban Key Party

8/3/2020
“The Chase” is an album that comes out blazing and rarely lets up. Each song began as an acoustic track with layers of different sounds and harmonies added in highly creative ways.

Duration:00:04:05

Courtney Marie Andrews

7/27/2020
Devastatingly mournful and sad, ‘Old Flowers” is cathartic, hinting at a renewed sense of self-worth and recovery

Duration:00:04:32