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Songs We Love: Octavian, 'Hands'

The U.K.-hailing NPR Slingshot artist experiments with his sound and strikes a vulnerable chord on his latest single.
Octavian Source: Jamie Fernbeck

Nobody is making music right now quite like . "Hands," the new single from the London-based artist, makes it clear that he isn't afraid to

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