Thao & The Get Down Stay Down released the album A Man Alive in March 2016. In this episode, Thao Nguyen breaks down the song “Astonished Man.” Thao talks about working with Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards, who produced the album, and she speaks candidly about her relationship with her estranged father, the subject of the song.
You can buy “Astonished Man” from Thao & The Get Down Stay Down’s album A Man Alive, on iTunes.
For a transcript of this episode, click here.
Gilead: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson
Read by Phoebe Judge of Criminal.