Episode 103: Aimee Mann

“Patient Zero”


Aimee Mann is a Grammy- and Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter. In the 80s, she fronted the band ‘Til Tuesday, and in 1993, she released her first solo album. In 2017, Aimee released her 9th album, Mental Illness, and in this episode, she tells the story of how the song “Patient Zero” was made. I talked to Aimee along with the song’s co-writer, Jonathan Coulton. The interview was recorded in front of a live audience, on board the JoCo Cruise, a music and comedy themed cruise organized by Jonathan Coulton.

You can buy “Patient Zero” and Mental Illness on iTunes.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

For a transcript of this episode, click here.

Andrew Garfield
Paul Bryan (producer and bassist)
The Blue Nile – “Tinseltown in the Rain”
‘Til Tuesday – “Voices Carry”