Thao Nguyen Braves 'Bee Stings' and More

fromWXPN

Set List

  • "Geography"
  • "Beat (Health, Life & Fire)"
  • "Big Kid Table"
  • "Swimming Pools"

Web-Only Outtake

Thao (300)

Thao Nguyen and The Get Down Stay Down. Sarah Cass hide caption

itoggle caption Sarah Cass

Singer-songwriter Thao Nguyen's music sounds heartfelt, inspirational, and real. While primarily a solo artist with a penchant for great lyrics and soft acoustic guitars, she now tours with a band: The Get Down Stay Down, based out of Arlington, Va.

Her latest album, We Brave Bee Stings and All, flows beautifully from start to finish, showcasing a pop sound with roots in blues and indie-folk.

World Cafe would like to thank WERS, 88.8 FM in Boston, MA, for recording the song "Swimming Pools" for our interview with Thao. That song was mixed by Conrad Osipowicz.

Related NPR Stories

Purchase Featured Music

We Brave Bee Stings and All

Purchase Music

Purchase Featured Music

Album
We Brave Bee Stings and All
Artist
Thao

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

 

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.