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Kirk Hamilton
Strong Songs
Music: it's good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 1,543 ratings
Each episode delves deeply into a song you almost certainly know well. It’s fascinating and a must for all music nerds!
lushman via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/26/20
Smile, laugh and delight in the things you didn’t know about the music you have been listening to for years. In some cases for many many years. What is the last line of Mr Blue Sky? Who sings all the lines in the first part of Bohemian Rhapsody? Why do songs just sound so good? What time...Read full review »
JemAlso via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/24/20
Cleverly informative
I’m thoroughly enjoying this podcast. So clever. It makes me value my fave songs and the talented artists even more. Could we have a podcast on a Prince song please?
Jodiem6517 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/23/20
Recent Episodes
As sure as there are stars above you, Strong Songs will be here to deliver musical deep-dives straight into your eardrums. This week is no different, as Kirk picks apart Brian Wilson's chamber-pop masterpiece "God Only Knows." The sleigh bells ring, the french horn solos, and The Wrecking Crew...
Published 03/18/20
It's a pretty stressful time, and I (Kirk) had a feeling some of you might be cooped up, staring at your phones and anxiously checking the news. I'm right there with you. I've found a lot of comfort in music over the last few days, and occasionally, some much-needed distraction. I wanted to try...
Published 03/13/20
Oh, sinner man, where you gonna run to? To the rock? To the river? To the sea? Well, wherever you run, you'll still be starring in a Strong Songs analysis of one of Nina Simone's greatest recordings. Yes, it's time for Strong Songs' first-ever analysis of a live recording, as Kirk digs in to...
Published 03/04/20
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