Songs That Pose Questions, Plus Opinions on Kendrick Lamar & Florence + The Machine

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From "Who Let The Dogs Out?" to "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?", all sorts of songs ask questions. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are joined by production staff to share their favorite question songs. Plus Jim and Greg review new albums by Kendrick Lamar and Florence + The Machine. 

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Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Mr Morale & The Big Steppers

Kendrick Lamar’s new album “Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers” is his first new work since winning the Pulitzer Prize for his previous album, “Damn.” It is a sprawling double-album, but Lamar’s idiosyncratic approach falls short of his previous work.

Dance Fever Florence + The Machine

Florence  the Machine Dance Fever

Florence Welch is a galvanizing performer and on “Dance FeverFlorence + The Machine try to get listeners back on the dance floor following the pandemic periods of isolation. Her gender politics are embraced by both Jim and Greg, but Jim has trouble with her theatricality. Greg loves the new album.

Question Songs

Jim and Greg share songs with questions for titles. Beginning with The Shirelles and ending with R.E.M., they cover six decades of popular music with help from their production staff adding their own picks.

Greg

  • The Shirelles, "Will You (Still) Love Me Tomorrow?"
  • Tubeway Army,“Are Friends Electric?”
  • The Pixies, “Where Is My Mind?”
  • A Tribe Called Quest, “Can I Kick It?”
  • Pulp, “Do You Remember the First Time?”

Jim

  • Barry Mann, "Who Put the Bomp?"
  • Baha Men, "Who Let the Dogs Out?"
  • The Clash, "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
  • 2pac, Mos Def, "Can U C the Pride in the Panther”
  • R.E.M., "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?"

Production Staff

  • Sol: Rina Sawayama, "Who's Gonna Save U Now?"
  • Alex: Dolly Parton, "Why'd You Come In Here Lookin' Like That"
  • Andrew: The Chi-Lites, "Have You Seen Her"

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