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Does music make you feel things? Like, anything at all? If not, you might be a sociopath! If so, this might be the podcast for you! Join hosts Joel Spence and Deborah Tarica each week as they invite someone they think is very very fantastic, to pick an album that is very very important to them. Together, they listen to that album and go back in time to understand what it means to that particular guest and how it helped make them who they are today.

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    • 5.0 • 80 Ratings

Does music make you feel things? Like, anything at all? If not, you might be a sociopath! If so, this might be the podcast for you! Join hosts Joel Spence and Deborah Tarica each week as they invite someone they think is very very fantastic, to pick an album that is very very important to them. Together, they listen to that album and go back in time to understand what it means to that particular guest and how it helped make them who they are today.

    'Til Tuesday's Welcome Home with Paul F Tompkins

    'Til Tuesday's Welcome Home with Paul F Tompkins

    In our season finale, comedian, writer, actor and podcaster, Paul F. Tompkins sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about his love for 'Til Tuesday's 1986 album Welcome Home. Paul talks about listening to the album while working at Hats in the Belfry in Philadelphia, moving to L.A. during the aftermath of the Northridge quake, the surreal experience of becoming friends with Aimee Mann, weird doctors, the time in his life when he made the decision to commit to comedy and being on stage and so much more. Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs Superman by R.E.M. and Every Little Bit by Patty Griffin. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!*

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Joni Mitchell's Blue with June Diane Raphael

    Joni Mitchell's Blue with June Diane Raphael

    Actress, writer and author June Diane Raphael sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about Joni Mitchell's iconic 1971 album Blue. June talks about discovering the album in high school through a big crush, her feminist awakening through music, being a full grown woman at the age of 11, learning about sex, a very special recording in a Fisher Price recording as a kid and so much more! Plus Deborah and Joel's particular songs I Will by The Beatles and Take Me With U by Prince. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!*

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    Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Oingo Boingo's Only A Lad with Matt Besser

    Oingo Boingo's Only A Lad with Matt Besser

    Actor, writer and comedian Matt Besser joins Deborah and Joel to talk about Oingo Boingo's 1981 album, Only a Lad. Besser talks about growing up in Little Rock, the impact new wave had on his life, spending summers in Santa Fe learning to break the rules, Rocky Horror Picture Show with friends and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, Gypsy by Fleetwood Mac and Since You've Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!*

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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum
    Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum
    Twitter: @ParticularAlbum
    Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Stevie Wonder's Songs In the Key Of Life with Tawny Newsome

    Stevie Wonder's Songs In the Key Of Life with Tawny Newsome

    Actress and musician Tawny Newsome joins Joel and Deborah to talk about her love for Stevie Wonder's 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life. Together they talk the pure genius of Stevie Wonder, first concerts, weird songs for auditions, albums you're born into, outlet malls and so much more! Plus Deborah and Joel's particular songs Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've) by Buzzcocks and Sweet Baby James by James Taylor! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well*

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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum
    Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum
    Twitter: @ParticularAlbum
    Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Spin Doctors' Pocket Full of Kryptonite with Keiko Agena

    The Spin Doctors' Pocket Full of Kryptonite with Keiko Agena

    Actress, writer and artist Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls, Prodigal Son) sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about what the Spin Doctors' 1991 album Pocket Full of Kryptonite means to her. Keiko talks about leaving school behind and moving to L.A., couch surfing, working at Lens Crafters, shaving her head, playing a music obsessed Lane Kim on Gilmore Girls and so much more! Special shoutout to Kelly in the booth! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) by En Vogue and Zoo Station by U2!

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    Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum
    Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum
    Twitter: @ParticularAlbum
    Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr
    The Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik with Colin Hanks

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik with Colin Hanks

    Actor and filmmaker Colin Hanks sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about his passion for the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1991 album Blood Sugar Sex Magik. Colin takes us on a deep dive into all things Chili Peppers, growing up in Sacramento, the freedom that music brings in middle school, early MTV and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, "Shadows of the Night" by Pat Benatar, and "You Go On Ahead (Trumpet, Trumpet II)" by Sunset Rubdown! Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review!

    • 1 hr 15 min

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80 Ratings

80 Ratings

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Is Very, Very Important to Me.

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Untangling the magic of music

Why does music make us feel things? An unanswerable question, but one that this podcast does an excellent and entertaining job of exploring. “This Particular Album” tries to understand the magic of music by having comedians and creative types come on to talk at length about their favorite albums and why those particular collections of sound waves and words make them feel things. I was onboard with this concept from the start and charmed by hosts Deborah and Joel, who have an easygoing rapport and clearly love talking about this stuff. Some eps are pretty lighthearted, others have more of a therapy vibe (which I love!). Hard recommend!

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I miss listening to music with my friends

I just don’t have the time these days to analyze music with my friends. This podcast is a great substitute. The guests have even convinced me to appreciate artists I once overlooked. I’m a fan of any podcast that plays music in tandem with dialog, but this one is especially good. I also love Screw it we’re just gonna talk about the Beatles which features the cohost from this show.

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