Spoon captures the energy of the stage on 'Lucifer on the Sofa' : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music Podcast On its 2017 album Hot Thoughts, Spoon wove in new, electronic textures in the studio. Now, for its follow-up, the band tried a totally different direction.

Spoon captures the energy of the stage on 'Lucifer on the Sofa'

Spoon on World Cafe

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Set List

  • "The Hardest Cut"
  • "Wild"
  • "Don't You Evah"
  • "My Babe"

Spoon has earned a reputation as one of the most consistently solid rock bands over its almost three decades together. And for a band so dependable, finding your groove means you can experiment endlessly without ever losing the essence of what makes your music so great.

Take Spoon's critically-acclaimed 2017 album Hot Thoughts. On that album, the band wove in new, electronic textures in the studio. And now, for its follow-up, called Lucifer on the Sofa, the band is going in a totally different direction. In this session, singer and guitarist Britt Daniel joins us to talk about how this time around, it was less about crafting songs in the studio and more about capturing the energy of the stage. Plus, Spoon shares a live performance.

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