The Head and the Heart on How They Nearly Broke Up

Jonathan Russell and Tyler Williams embrace the darkness surrounding their writing

Kyle Meredith With... The Head and the Heart

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Jonathan Russell and Tyler Williams of The Head and The Heart joins Kyle Meredith With… to discuss their forthcoming record, Living Mirage, due out May 17th via Warner Bros. Together, they discuss the darkness in their writing and how at one point the band was even in question. We also hear about what they’ve been up to between albums: Russell has an album coming out with Jackson Browne that ties into a project for Haiti, while Williams is responsible for discovering Lucy Dacus and getting her signed.

Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via Apple Podcasts.


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