Stereo Embers The Podcast: Kurt Neumann (The Bodeans)

Written by on 12/29/2021

“Still The Night”

Since the early ’80s the Wisconsin-bred Bodeans have been playing some of the catchiest and most compelling rock and roll you’re likely to hear. With nearly 20 albums to their name including Love and Hope and Sex and Dreams, Outside Looking In, Mr Sad Clown and Still, The Bodeans discography is a riveting blend of American music played with heart and soul and truth. They’ve had quite a career and it’s one that found them opening for U2 on the Joshua Tree tour, playing Farm Aid, recording with Robbie Robertson, being produced by everyone from T. Bone Burnett to Jerry Harrison of the Talking Heads, releasing a killer double live album, having a massive hit with “Closer To Free” and touring all over the world. They’ve gone through many iterations of their lineup, but original member Kurt Neumann is the man holding down the Bodeans legacy and with the addition of legendary drummer Kenny Aaronoff, the Bodeans sound better than ever. In this conversation, Neumann talks to Alex about coping with depression, starting his own podcast and why he loves the Violent Femmes. He also chats about a life-changing epiphany he had at McDonald’s…
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