Dean Wareham (Galaxie 500) on the Five Albums That Shaped Him

As the leader of Galaxie 500 and Luna, Dean Wareham is an indie rock legend. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with Wareham about five albums that shaped his music over the course of his career. 

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Dean Wareham


Dean Wareham, the songwriter and singer of Galaxie 500 and Luna walks Jim and Greg through five albums that made a big impact on him at different stages of his life. From Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground to New Order, Wareham makes connections between his work, including his recent solo album “I Have Nothing to Say to The Mayor of LA,” and the albums he was listening to over the years.

Dean’s Albums

  • Velvet Underground, 1969 Velvet Underground Live With Lou Reed
  • The Feelies, Crazy Rhythms
  • The Clash, Sandinista!
  • Modern Lovers, Rockin’ And Romance
  • New Order, Movement

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