Song Exploder № 16: Spoon

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Show: 
Song Exploder
Guests: 
Jim Eno
Guests: 
Dave Fridmann

Spoon was formed in 1993 by singer Britt Daniel and drummer Jim Eno. They've released eight albums, including their most recent record, They Want My Soul, which came out in August 2014. In this episode, Jim Eno breaks down the song "Inside Out," explaining how it went from the original demo to the finished album version, including what other music influenced the recording. Plus, we'll hear from their co-producer, Dave Fridmann, whose other credits include The Flaming Lips album The Soft Bulletin, and Oracular Spectacular by MGMT.

Buy "Inside Out" on iTunes here.

Footnotes:
The Dr Dre song is "Still D.R.E." The Marvin Gaye song is the Rhythm 'N' Strings mix of "What's Going On."

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Excellent Episode

This podcast is one of my favorite things right now.

Completely fascinating.

This song has become one of my favorite Spoon songs after hearing it live at the Hollywood Cemetery..It is awesome to hear their process.

Song Exploder folks, Keep up the stellar work!

Your song

I love your music and hope to hear more of it!