On 'Jubilee,' Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner Enters The Springtime Of Life : World Cafe Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast performs for a live virtual audience and talks to World Cafe about everything from her recent memoir, to the change in sound on her latest album, Jubilee.
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On 'Jubilee,' Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner Enters The Springtime Of Life

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Set List

  • "Be Sweet"
  • "Kokomo, IN"
  • "Savage Good Boy"
  • "Tactics"

Like a perennial blooming in the spring, we're witnessing a beautiful, new beginning for Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast. Her new album, Jubilee, is a sonic departure from the darker songwriting themes of earlier records. On top of that, thanks to her deeply moving and insightful memoir, Crying in H Mart, Zauner is now also a freshly minted New York Times bestselling author.

Michelle Zauner performs for a live virtual audience and talks to us about all of it — the memoir, album, stories and feelings — on today's World Cafe.

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