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Song Exploder
Song Exploder
Hrishikesh Hirway

Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were... more

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Episodes

Maren Morris - Humble Quest

Maren Morris is a Grammy-winning, multi-platinum artist. She’s also won multiple country music awards, including CMAs for Female Vocalist of... more

15 Jun 2022 · 17 minutes
Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up

Rick Astley is a singer and songwriter from England, whose debut single, "Never Gonna Give You Up," became an international... more

01 Jun 2022 · 24 minutes
Kevin Morby - This Is a Photograph

Kevin Morby is a singer and songwriter based in Kansas City. He’s put out seven albums since 2013, including his... more

18 May 2022 · 20 minutes
Arooj Aftab - Mohabbat

Arooj Aftab is a singer and composer based in Brooklyn. She grew up in Saudi Arabia, but her family is... more

04 May 2022 · 23 minutes
Partners: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

This week, I want to introduce you to another podcast that I make, called Partners. It’s a show about partnerships... more

20 Apr 2022 · 17 minutes
Peaches - Boys Wanna Be Her

Peaches is a musician, producer, and performance artist. She’s released six albums and in 2015, she won the Polaris Heritage Music... more

06 Apr 2022 · 15 minutes
Steve Reich - Different Trains: America, Before the War

Steve Reich is a legendary composer who was one of the pioneers of minimalism. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize... more

23 Mar 2022 · 30 minutes
Reissue: Perfume Genius - Slip Away

This week, I want to revisit one of my favorite episodes of Song Exploder, with Perfume Genius telling the story... more

09 Mar 2022 · 22 minutes
Sarah Kinsley - The King

Sarah Kinsley is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Her most recent release is an EP called The King, which came... more

23 Feb 2022 · 18 minutes
Brandi Carlile - You and Me On the Rock (feat. Lucius)

Brandi Carlile is a singer and songwriter from Washington State. She's  released seven albums and won six Grammys. Her most... more

09 Feb 2022 · 20 minutes
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out

The band Franz Ferdinand formed in 2002, in Glasgow, Scotland. They’ve won the Mercury Prize and two BRIT Awards, they... more

26 Jan 2022 · 22 minutes
Joy Oladokun - Look Up

Joy Oladokun is a singer and songwriter from Arizona, now based in Nashville, who’s been releasing music since 2015. Last... more

12 Jan 2022 · 20 minutes
Danny Elfman - What’s This? (from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”)

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas came out in 1993. It’s a stop-motion animated musical, with music by legendary composer... more

15 Dec 2021 · 19 minutes
Halsey - You Asked for This

Halsey is an award-winning singer and songwriter from New Jersey. She's been nominated for two Grammys, and sold over a... more

01 Dec 2021 · 17 minutes
Hans Zimmer - Dune

The movie Dune was released on October 21. It's the most recent adaptation of Frank Herbert's epic science fiction novel... more

17 Nov 2021 · 29 minutes
The War On Drugs - I Don't Live Here Anymore (feat. Lucius)

The War on Drugs is a band from Philadelphia who formed in 2005. They won the Grammy for Best Rock... more

03 Nov 2021 · 24 minutes
Willow - Transparent Soul feat. Travis Barker

Willow Smith is a singer and songwriter from Los Angeles. She’s also a member of one of the most famous... more

20 Oct 2021 · 16 minutes
Hrishikesh Hirway TED Talk - What You Learn When You Listen Closely

This summer, I gave a TED Talk at the TED Conference. My talk was about what you discover when you... more

13 Oct 2021 · 16 minutes
John Lennon - God

Earlier this year, I got an amazing email—the estate of John Lennon said that they have a treasure trove of... more

06 Oct 2021 · 26 minutes
Lucy Dacus - Thumbs

Lucy Dacus is a singer and songwriter from Richmond, Virginia. She put out her first album in 2016, and in... more

22 Sep 2021 · 23 minutes
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Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
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Description

The band Franz Ferdinand formed in 2002, in Glasgow, Scotland. They’ve won the Mercury Prize and two BRIT Awards, they have five... more