What Is Music?: A Music Podcast About Music

EVEN IN EXILE (with Patrick Jones)

July 19, 2021 Adam Scott Glasspool, Steve Murphy, Lucas Way Season 2 Episode 20
What Is Music?: A Music Podcast About Music
EVEN IN EXILE (with Patrick Jones)
Show Notes

The Big Mates discuss creativity, Thierry Henry, Legoland, and EVEN IN EXILE by James Dean Bradfield.

Adam, Steve, and Lucas cover the 2020 solo album from the Manic Street Preachers front man and do a track-by-track deep-dive, discussing the music, lyrics, themes, and everything inbetween! But first they talk to Patrick Jones, poet, author, playwright, political activist, one half of the writing team on EVEN IN EXILE, and older brother of Manics' bassist Nicky Wire. Patrick explains the thinking and the process behind the concept album that focuses on the life and death of Chilean musician and revolutionary, Victor Jara. Patrick also discusses poetry, lyrics, and the power of music.

How does the album fit into the career of Manic Street Preachers? Can anything have six vibes? Is Nicky Wire nice? Find out on this episode of What Is Music?

Find out more about Victor Jara in this Netflix documentary:
https://www.netflix.com/title/80191048
Or on WikiPedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%ADctor_Jara

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