Bishop Briggs on Covering My Chemical Romance, Working with K. Flay, and Voting in America

English singer-songwriter shares the stories behind her sophomore album Champion

Kyle Meredith With... Bishop Briggs

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Bishop Briggs gives Kyle Meredith a shout to discuss her sophomore LP, Champion. Together, the two discuss the art of the anthem, writing with K.Flay, and stories behind the title track, “Jekyll & Hide”, and “My Shine”. No stranger to using her voice for big causes, Bishop also chats about speaking against the Alabama abortion laws and the duality of living in the US but not being able to have a vote in the upcoming elections. And as a massive My Chemical Romance fan, we hear what it was like when she got the news of the band’s upcoming reunion tour and how she’s been covering their songs in a live mashup with Twenty One Pilots and Panic! At the Disco classics.

Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Meredith digs deep into the 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.

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