Over the next few weeks, we'll feature artists from Yep Roc Records. The label, headquartered in Hillsborough, NC, continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary. We're commemorating by highlighting some of their artists.
This time, Eric Hodge chats with the members of The Stray Birds about their song "When I Die" from the 2016 album Magic Fire.
The band says "When I Die" is one of the first songs they wrote collaboratively. Maya de Vitry says that writing the song as a group let each member have their own perspective on the topic.
By the way, The Stray Birds encourage fans to tape and archive their live shows. Here's a sampling of some of their crowd-generated recordings.
Listen to the episode here: