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Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile

Not Our First Goat Rodeo

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Scarcely Cricket
The Trappings
The Trappings - The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile And Stuart Duncan: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
1 Your Coffee Is a Disaster  
2 Waltz Whitman  
3 The Trappings (feat. Aoife O'Donovan)  
4 Every Note a Pearl (feat. Aoife O'Donovan)  
5 Not for Lack of Trying  
6 Voila!  
7 Scarcely Cricket  
8 We Were Animals (feat. Aoife O'Donovan)  
9 Nebbia  
10 757 ml  
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Sony Music Masterworks today releases Not Our First Goat Rodeo, the long-awaited follow-up album to the GRAMMY Award-winning The Goat Rodeo Sessions, with Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile.  Making its debut alongside the new album is a live performance video for the song "The Trappings," featuring guest artist Aoife O'Donovan - watch here.

Sharing the story behind the track, Yo-Yo Ma recalls: "‘The Trappings' came out of a question of aesthetics. I believe Edgar was talking about pop music, how he used to think, ‘Oh, if something's too poppy, I'm not going to like it.' But that's like saying ‘classical music is boring,' or that jazz, rock, rhythm-and-blues are one way, or even ‘people from different countries are'... You know that as soon as you make a general statement like that, it's not true, because you can think of hundreds, thousands of exceptions. ‘The Trappings' is one of those."

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