Donovan Woods Talks And Performs 'Without People' : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music Podcast Even though Donovan Woods' new album is called Without People, it is still full of the personal connections that we've missed during the pandemic.

Donovan Woods Talks And Performs 'Without People'

Donovan Woods On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Clean State"
  • "She Waits for Me to Come Back Down" (feat. Katie Pruitt)
  • "Grew Apart"
  • "We Used To"

When you think about this past year of shutdowns and self-isolation, what are the little things you miss the most? Hugs? A great conversation? The excitement of a new friend or a new love? Or even just being able to see someone's mouth move when they talk or smile? Those details, those things that might thrill you after a year of not being able to experience them, those are the things that Donovan Woods has always been so good at capturing in his songwriting. And even though his new album is called Without People, it is still full of those moments.

In this session recorded a few weeks ago, you'll hear live performances from Woods, and we'll talk about people: observing them, being inspired by them, and songwriting with them. We begin with a live recording of his song "Clean Slate."

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