Music for your Morning? NPR’s First Listen is streaming The Avett Brothers' new album 'Magpie and the Dandelion' in its entirety. Enjoy!
"That overarching philosophy — an animating principle beyond a mere love of music-making — has long driven the Avetts as they write catchy, searching, quotable songs that resonate beyond the moments they occupy. On the largely pensive new Magpie and the Dandelion, the brothers spend a good deal of time examining the push and pull between their day-to-day pressures and impulses…and a need for connection, contentedness and openness to wonder.