43 Min Released Jun 14, 2018

The Pure Pop of Charlie Puth + Carly Rae (ft Hanif Abdurraqib)

Part I: The Doctors Are In! We diagnose a listener's musical malady, namely: "why does Charlie Puth's new jam 'BOY' make us feel so weird?!"

Part II: Guest Hanif Adburraqib, author of They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, helps break down Carly Rae Jepsen's epic "Cut to the Feeling" to understand why CRJ is a different kind of pop star.

Featuring:

•Charlie Puth - BOY
•Ismael Miranda - Recordando
•Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - Nobody's Baby
•The Beatles - She's a Woman
•The Cars - Since You're Gone
•Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No 5 in C Minor, I
•Carly Rae Jepsen - Cut to the Feeling

Check out more of Hanif's work at his website.

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