Episode 16: Spoon

“Inside Out”

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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, or get the album on vinyl.

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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