📝 Music as a Space of Escape

I remember hearing Jack Antonoff talking about writing ‘Let’s Get Married’ as a response to Trump being elected president. It was a song about trying to make sense of other people’s choices and decisions.

The current crisis is a different event to make sense of. Whereas a political decision or a bushfire disaster can have its culprits, a pandemic is not so clear. In this week’s NPR New Music podcast, Robin Hilton, Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson talk about finding world’s to immerse yourself in and escape into as a means of response.

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