NPR logo

Basia Bulat in Studio on World Cafe 3/18/08

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/88474775/88467362" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Basia Bulat: A 'Darling' Songwriter

Basia Bulat: A 'Darling' Songwriter

Basia Bulat in Studio on World Cafe 3/18/08

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/88474775/88467362" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Set List

  • "The Pilgrimming Vine"
  • "Before I Knew"
  • "The Shore"
  • "In the Night"

Basia Bulat. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the Artist

Basia Bulat's music is infused with a sense of optimism and brightness, as well as surprising sonic versatility: Her songs incorporate piano, guitar, autoharp, banjo, ukulele, saxophone, flute, and upright bass. In 2006, Bulat decided to record with former Arcade Fire member Howard Bilerman as a means of remembering her musical collaborations. But Bilerman was so mesmerized by her raw talent that he contacted an assortment of record labels and music blogs. All of these efforts resulted in her debut, Oh My Darling.

Related NPR Stories

Purchase Featured Music

Buy Featured Music

Album
Oh, My Darling
Artist
Basia Bulat
Label
Rough Trade Us
Released
2007

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?