Episode 201: HAIM

“Summer Girl”


HAIM is a band from Los Angeles, made up of the sisters Danielle, Este, and Alana Haim. They’ve released three albums, and they’ve been nominated for three Grammys. Over the years, they’ve worked extensively with Grammy-winning producer Ariel Rechtshaid. Danielle and Ariel share the emotional story behind the song “Summer Girl,” from HAIM’s third album, Women in Music Pt. III. In this episode, they break down their experience creating the song, along with Este Haim and the song’s co-producer and co-writer Rostam.

You can buy or stream “Summer Girl” here.


Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

footnotes
Cass McCombs“County Line”
Usher“Climax”
The Valley
Something to Tell You, second album
Lou Reed“Walk on the Wild Side”
Henry Solomon, Saxophonist
Bono
Paul Thomas Anderson