A Quiet Turn From A Former Punk Rocker
Our song of the week is one of those tracks, “We Are Flowers.”
Barzelay is an unusual artist. For a fee he’ll write a song with or about you, he tours living rooms and he’s starting a monthly subscription service which he’ll use to send fans new songs each month.
Stephen Thompson, writer and editor for NPR Music says not to think of Barzelay as your typical singer-songwriter type.
“His stuff isn’t all sweet and sensitive — he can blindside you with sarcasm and then blindside you with sweetness,” Thompson said.
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