"Because I grew up in such a strong Hispanic community, I carry that," Luz Elena Mendoza says. "I carry it whenever I go, so that's always strong."
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"I was a cheerleader in high school, for example, and I quit because I was not very good at being in a good mood when I needed to be," Angel Olsen says. "I'm still a cheerleader in a lot of ways."
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"It's a surprise to me how well so many of these songs came out," says Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood of the band's latest album, A Moon Shaped Pool. "We all feel really lucky and happy to have this as a record."
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"As you go through the record, each song is directed at another member of the band or is a shared sentiment among the band," says Descendents' Milo Aukerman.
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