Aimee Mann on the Five Albums That Shaped Her

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are big fans of Aimee Mann’s songwriting, so they’ve asked her to choose five albums that shaped her artistic outlook. She shares those albums and what they meant to her at different points in her life on this episode. 

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Aimee Mann

On the occasion of her tenth solo album, “Queens of the Summer Hotel,” Aimee Mann walks Jim and Greg through five albums that made a big impact on her at different stages of her life. From Neil Young to Elliott Smith, Mann makes connections between her work and the albums she was listening to over the years.

Aimee’s Albums

  • Neil Young, Harvest
  • Steely Dan, Can’t Buy A Thrill
  • Elvis Costello, Imperial Bedroom
  • The Loud Family, Plants and Birds and Rocks and Things
  • Elliott Smith, XO

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