204. Margaret Glaspy on Bjork 'Vespertine' (2001), how to cover Bjork and what it's like making an album three times.mp3

On the latest episode of My Favorite Album, bullshit-destroying Californian singer-songwriter and Telecaster-slinger Margaret Glaspy battles migraines to talk about the balance of (*cough*) emotion and math involved in the intricate and emotional Bjork classic ‘Vespertine’. Also, we talk about how she took apart Bjork’s song ‘Who Is It’ and made it her own, the different responsibilities of being a support act and a headliner, making deliberate craft seem spontaneous, being compared to Liz Phair and whether she’s got enough credit for her role as producer on her debut album ‘Emotions and Math’. My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the great works of pop music. Each episode features a different songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time - their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs and the album’s influence on their own music.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist and photographer from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins, in addition to many commercials and music videos. If you’ve got any feedback or suggestions, drop us a line at myfavoritealbumpodcast@gmail.com.

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