Our most recent episode features platinum selling British band Turin Brakes. We wrote and recorded “International” in less than three hours in a house in Austin during the SXSW festival this year.
Turin Brakes’s “International”
Based on a chord progression and a fragment of lyrics that the band had worked out while waiting for their entrance visas into the United States, the song explores the liminal space between the different parts of ourselves that we show the world.
You can hear more about Turin Brakes and about the song we wrote with them on the segment produced by the syndicated radio program Acoustic Cafe, which aired on 90 stations in the US and on Voice of America worldwide for 3 million people: