Inspiration can come from anywhere. For Brooklyn-based Sunflower Bean the source of that inspiration spans four decades: Brian Wilson (“He’s as good as Mozart”), Devo (“The perfect band”), Beach Fossils (“The punk home-recording CD), and Tonstartssbanht (“It’s impossible to describe”) all help to form this band’s direction and sound. Hear the band tell Elizabeth tales of musical discovery, club scenes with a social conscience, what makes a perfect combination of art and commerce, and the attraction of listening to a musical genius’ decent into darkness.
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Check out Sunflower Bean’s Studio 1A performance on VuHaus
Listen to Sunflower Bean’s Studio 1A performance
Download the live version of Sunflower Bean’s “Come On” as part of our Song of the Day Feature
Listen to songs from Episode 49 of This Song