Hamilton Leithauser is the former lead singer of the Walkmen and as well as a talented solo artist. Last year, he teamed up with former Vampire Weekend member Rostam for I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, and he also just released a duet with Angel Olsen called “Heartstruck (Wild Hunger).” Listen as Leithauser talks about how Fleet Foxes’ “Ragged Wood” helped shake him out of a creative rut, what it was like to collaborate with Rostam, and how his latest single with Olsen was difficult for him to “get out of the shed.”
Listen to Songs from Episode 105 of This Song
Fleet Foxes have just released their third full length record, “Crack Up,” after a six year break. Listen to lead singer and songwriter Robin Pecknold as he explores the effect Glen Campbell’s recording of Brian Wilson penned “Guess I’m Dumb” had on his songwriting. And you’re definitely going to dig his theory as to why music is such an effective emotion transmitter.
Listen to Songs from Episode 103 of This Song