By Bob Boilen
From the cherished host and writer of NPR’s All Songs Considered and Tiny table Concerts comes an important oral background of contemporary track, informed within the voices of iconic and up-and-coming musicians, together with Dave Grohl, Jimmy web page, Michael Stipe, Carrie Brownstein, Smokey Robinson, and Jeff Tweedy, between others—published in organization with NPR Music.
Is there a unforgettable music that modified your life?
NPR’s well known track authority Bob Boilen posed this query to a couple of today’s best-loved musical legends and emerging stars. In Your tune replaced My Life, Jimmy web page (Led Zeppelin), St. Vincent, Jónsi (Sigur Rós), Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Cat strength, David Byrne (Talking Heads), Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), Jeff Tweedy (Wilco), Jenny Lewis, Carrie Brownstein (Portlandia, Sleater-Kinney), Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Colin Meloy (The Decemberists), Trey Anastasio (Phish), Jackson Browne, Valerie June, Philip Glass, James Blake, and different artists contemplate pivotal moments that encouraged their work.
For Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, it was once gaining knowledge of his sister’s forty five of The Byrds’ “Turn, flip, Turn.” a tender St. Vincent’s existence replaced the day a field of CDs actually fell off a supply truck in entrance of her condo. Cat Stevens was once reworked while he heard John Lennon conceal “Twist and Shout.” those are the momentous but unmarked occasions that experience formed those and plenty of different musical skills, and eventually the sound of recent music.
A diversified selection of own stories, either usual and notable, Your music replaced My Life illustrates the ways that song is revived, restored, and revolutionized. it's also a testomony to the facility of song in our lives, and an concept for destiny artists and track lovers.
Amazing participants comprise: Jimmy web page (Led Zeppelin), Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney, Portlandia, Wild Flag), Smokey Robinson, David Byrne (Talking Heads), St. Vincent, Jeff Tweedy (Wilco), James Blake, Colin Meloy (The Decemberists), Trey Anastasio (Phish), Jenny Lewis (Rilo Kiley), Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Sturgill Simpson, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Cat energy, Jackson Browne, Michael Stipe (R.E.M.), Philip Glass, Jónsi (Sigur Rós), Hozier, Regina Carter, Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes, and others), Courtney Barnett, Chris Thile (Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers), Leon Bridges, Sharon Van Etten, and lots of extra.