By Bob Boilen
From the cherished host and author of NPR’s All Songs Considered and Tiny table Concerts comes a necessary oral background of recent tune, instructed 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 track that modified your life?
NPR’s well known track authority Bob Boilen posed this query to a few 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 energy, 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 examine pivotal moments that encouraged their work.
For Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, it used to be learning his sister’s forty five of The Byrds’ “Turn, flip, Turn.” a tender St. Vincent’s lifestyles replaced the day a field of CDs actually fell off a supply truck in entrance of her apartment. Cat Stevens used to be remodeled whilst he heard John Lennon disguise “Twist and Shout.” those are the momentous but unmarked occasions that experience formed those and plenty of different musical abilities, and eventually the sound of contemporary music.
A varied number of own stories, either traditional and striking, Your tune replaced My Life illustrates the ways that tune is revived, restored, and revolutionized. it's also a testomony to the ability of song in our lives, and an notion for destiny artists and track lovers.
Amazing individuals contain: 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 strength, 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.