3 episodes

What songs tell your life story? Host Sophie Bearman asks this question of some of the world’s most fascinating people. Through seven songs, guests reveal the milestones—and the music—that have shaped their lives. New episodes every other Tuesday.

Life in Seven Songs The San Francisco Standard

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

What songs tell your life story? Host Sophie Bearman asks this question of some of the world’s most fascinating people. Through seven songs, guests reveal the milestones—and the music—that have shaped their lives. New episodes every other Tuesday.

    D’Wayne Wiggins on Tony! Toni! Toné!, Beyoncé and beyond

    D’Wayne Wiggins on Tony! Toni! Toné!, Beyoncé and beyond

    Music producer and musician D’Wayne Wiggins has mentored superstars like Beyoncé, Kehlani and Zendaya, all while touring with his own Grammy award-winning band Tony! Toni! Toné!. In this episode, D’Wayne reveals how he found his sound and helped others do the same.
    Listen to D’Wayne Wiggins’ full playlist on Spotify. Find the transcript of this episode at lifeinsevensongs.com. Thoughts? Guest suggestions? Email us at lifeinsevensongs@sfstandard.com.

    • 27 min
    The truth hurts with SF Mayor London Breed

    The truth hurts with SF Mayor London Breed

    Host Sophie Bearman sits down with London Breed, the 45th mayor of San Francisco, and the first Black woman to hold the position. London opens up about how her life was shaped by the challenges that plague San Francisco, how she’s been criticized for being outspoken, and why she says that makes her uniquely qualified for the job.
    Listen to London Breed’s full playlist on Spotify. Find the transcript of this episode at lifeinsevensongs.com. Thoughts? Guest suggestions? Email us at lifeinsevensongs@sfstandard.com.

    • 30 min
    Introducing ‘Life in Seven Songs’

    Introducing ‘Life in Seven Songs’

    “Life in Seven Songs” is a new podcast from The San Francisco Standard. In each episode, host Sophie Bearman brings you closer to influential figures through the music that has shaped their lives. “Life in Seven Songs” premieres on June 18, with new episodes released every other Tuesday.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Marty Martissimo ,

Brilliant idea and great music!

Incredibly moving and important interviews!

MokaPotAddict ,

Amazing!

I love this format! Sophie Bearman does a beautiful job helping the guest narrate the soundtrack of their lives.

financenyc ,

songs reveal new stories

have listened to the first 2 episodes. the music makes this show excellent. songs also bring out new stories and sides of the interviewees that haven’t been heard before. kudos

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