Listen: Rhiannon Giddens Talks with Monocle’s ‘The Big Interview’

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“Over its journey, The Big Interview has spoken to musicians, authors, actors, and historians. This week’s guest is all of those things and probably a few others we’ve missed,” Andrew Mueller says of Rhiannon Giddens, his guest on Monocle’s The Big Interview podcast. They talk about her new album, You’re the One, and more of “her remarkable career and mission to highlight the untold stories of people who have contributed to musical history in the US.” You can hear their conversation here.

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“Over its journey, The Big Interview has spoken to musicians, authors, actors, and historians. This week’s guest is all of those things and probably a few others we’ve missed,” Andrew Mueller says of Rhiannon Giddens, his guest on Monocle’s The Big Interview podcast. They talk about her new album, You’re the One, and more of “her remarkable career and mission to highlight the untold stories of people who have contributed to musical history in the US.” You can hear their conversation via Spotify and Apple Podcasts here:

You’re the One comprises twelve tunes written over the course of Giddens’ career and bursts with life-affirming energy, drawing from the folk music she knows so deeply and its pop descendants. The album was produced by Jack Splash (Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Alicia Keys, Valerie June) and recorded with an ensemble including Giddens' closest musical collaborators from the past decade, a string section, and Miami Horns. The lone featured guest on the album is Jason Isbell on “Yet to Be.”

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Rhiannon Giddens: 'Monocle: The Big Interview,' November 2023
  • Monday, November 6, 2023
    Listen: Rhiannon Giddens Talks with Monocle’s ‘The Big Interview’

    “Over its journey, The Big Interview has spoken to musicians, authors, actors, and historians. This week’s guest is all of those things and probably a few others we’ve missed,” Andrew Mueller says of Rhiannon Giddens, his guest on Monocle’s The Big Interview podcast. They talk about her new album, You’re the One, and more of “her remarkable career and mission to highlight the untold stories of people who have contributed to musical history in the US.” You can hear their conversation via Spotify and Apple Podcasts here:

    You’re the One comprises twelve tunes written over the course of Giddens’ career and bursts with life-affirming energy, drawing from the folk music she knows so deeply and its pop descendants. The album was produced by Jack Splash (Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Alicia Keys, Valerie June) and recorded with an ensemble including Giddens' closest musical collaborators from the past decade, a string section, and Miami Horns. The lone featured guest on the album is Jason Isbell on “Yet to Be.”

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