As huge 'American Idol' and 'Smash' fanatics, Soul Sisters hosts Darah and Jessie got to geek out with this week's guest Katharine McPhee, who has a new album of old standards out called I Fall In Love Too Easily.
Fresh off their self-titled debut album release and fostering an artistic bff-ship with Ani DiFranco, duo Gracie and Rachel join Soul Sisters to talk about their unique take on misogyny in the music industry ("you don't want to kill them with too much kindness") and how years of living AND working together has somehow not destroyed their friendship!
Canadian artist Lights joined Soul Sisters to tell us how she pushed herself to learn comic book writing so she could create a visual accompaniment to her new album Skin & Earth, and how, in her illustrated alter ego, "It took this fictional character for me to be authentic."
Grammy-nominated Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto joined Soul Sisters to tell us about growing up with the complicated genius of her father (the founder of bossa nova João Gilberto), moving to New York and being introduced by family friend Caetano Veloso to the likes of David Byrne and Arto Lindsay, becoming her own international star with her first album Tanto Tempo and songs in projects like Closer and Sex and the City, and her decision to cover Radiohead on her new live album, Live at the Belly Up.
Carla Bruni is a name that looms large in many cultural spheres: fashion (she was a world-famous super model in the '80s and '90s), politics (she married French President Nicolas Sarkozy) and, no less significantly: music.