Australian Americana singer/songwriter Katie Brianna on the album that helped her transform herself and stake out her independence as a young woman - Rilo Kiley's 2007 swang song 'Under the Blacklight'. We make the case for the album as Rilo Kiley's best record - and how it represents a breadth and musical ambition beyond their previous catalogue. We the songs fall in the evolution of frontwoman Jenny Lewis, from RK's indie rock origins to her subsequent solo success. Katie talks about why 'Under the Blacklight' is the album she wishes she was 'cool enough' to make, and we really overwork the 'your band is your baby' metaphor. 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 email@example.com.