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Duncan Sheik
Duncan Sheik makes up for lost time
Duncan Sheik makes up for lost time

For Duncan Sheik, June 7 will forever be a day mired in mixed emotions. It was then, earlier this year, that his seventh album, "Covers 80's," hit stores. The 12-track album features Sheik's deconstructions of his British new-wave favorites, such as New Order's "Low-Life" and Japan's "Gentlemen Take Polaroids." As the 42-year-old singer-songwriter put it recently, the songs "seemed to capture that angst teenage moment I was going through in the '80s." But on the day the album dropped, Sheik canceled his summer tour and entered a treatment center for alcohol addiction. He later joked on his blog that he told the...