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My Favorite Album with Jeremy Dylan

Dec 15, 2016

The man behind 'Pappa Razzi and the Photogs', 'The Passionate and Objective Jokerfan' and an array of other musical identities in the Motern Media stable, Matt Farley, welcomes me into his Danvers MA studio to convince me that the greatest Beach Boys album is not 'Pet Sounds' but actually their 1977 cult album 'Love You'.

We delve into the weird and murky circumstances of its creation, how it served as a sort of 'comeback album' for the band who had been in danger of relegation to the oldies circuit, how Brian Wilson functioned without a lyricist, how the band ageing gives some of their songs a creepy edge and more.

My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the great works of pop music. Each episode features a different songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time - their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs and the album’s influence on their own music.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist and photographer from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins, in addition to many commercials and music videos.

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