LaunchLeft – 4th March 2021
This week we have Chris Stein on the show! Chris is an innovative guitarist, groundbreaking songwriter, and co-founder of Blondie. Plus, he is an acclaimed photographer. Chris’s musical career gained inspiration from movie soundtracks such as West Side Story, and we talk about activism. Solo artist Grace McKagan joins the episode to talk about the backstory behind her latest single and the importance of being authentic on stage. We close the episode with Grace McKagan’s song, “So Lucky.”
Listen to the episode here
In this episode:
Chris Stein is in the process of writing a book. Luckily, his photographs help refresh his memory.
How music found Chris – He was led into music through movie soundtracks.
Growing up, Chris was a folk music fan. He especially loves Flatt & Scruggs.
Chris speaks about his favorite form of activism.
Musician Grace McKagan joins the episode
We listen to Grace’s new song “So Lucky.”