Cellist Ben Sollee and guitarist Erin McKeown have known each other for years, and even toured together for a time. Intensely inventive and deep musicians, we wrote and recorded the song with them in three hours in a condo in Austin during the SXSW festival this year.
Ben Sollee and Erin McKeown’s “K(no)w”
The song was inspired by a New York Times article about the author George Saunders. You can hear more about the writing and recording of the song here:
The syndicated radio show Acoustic Cafe aired this piece about the artists and about the creation of the song for their 3 million weekly listeners: