We consider what it means to end the album in a garden, beneath holiday rainbow lights and with a nice icy drink in your hand.
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Bonus: 'I Am Easy To Find' launch
1:19:45As the band launch a new album and a new film simultaneously, Chris and Dave review and discuss this ambitious new project, chat to Bryce Dessner and Scott Devendorf about the division of labour on a project like this, and meet Eve Owen, a 19-year-old singer who features on the album.
S1 Ep13: Reflections
44:26The myriad stories that interweave throughout 'Boxer' and beyond all come together as we take a final look at the record as a whole.
S1 Ep12: 'Gospel'
43:50We consider what it means to end the album in a garden, beneath holiday rainbow lights and with a nice icy drink in your hand.
S1 Ep11: 'Ada'
40:32Ada lets us all have her neck. "The touching of a person's neck is much more intimate than kissing them on the mouth, don't you think?" - Matt Berninger
S1 Ep10: 'Racing Like A Pro'
30:52Boxer's young professional takes a look in the mirror and asks us: "What is it all worth?"
S1 Ep9: 'Guest Room'
27:32We enter "prison for jerks" and find two people struggling to escape this relationship jail of their own making.
S1 Ep8: 'Start A War'
25:39The (im?)possibility of reconciliation is explored in 'Start A War', and when the right time is to walk away. Plus, how identical twins approach guitar harmonies.
S1 Ep7: 'Apartment Story'
37:16Unpacking 'Slow Show's "fraternal twin", we consider relationships within four walls. How do we enjoy comfort when it all too often rubs up against claustrophobia?
S1 Ep6: 'Slow Show'
41:59The album hits its mid-point and a fork in the roads: to go to the party, or to stay in? We explore the pros and cons of socialising and the curious lure of home.
S1 Ep5: 'Green Gloves'
33:43This episode we find a tender exploration of humans, their objects, and the connections we form.