Describing his #MorningMusic playlist, Andrew Rannells says, "Since I have been spending a lot of time at home trying to manage the anxiety we are all feeling right now, these songs have a bit more of a, dare I say, chill vibe. I hope you enjoy!" You can listen to his playlist here and read his thoughts on his selections below.
"I first heard this song on KCRW in Los Angeles, a great place to discover new music, and was immediately in love with the way their two voices blend and the ease with which they both sing. It's a cozy song."
Song: "Hit the Back"
Performer: King Princess
Album: Cheap Queen (Deluxe)
"I saw King Princess on SNL and was mesmerized. She has this incredible stage presence and this song is just a fun, sexy number to dance around to."
Performer: Andrew Bird
Album: My Finest Work Yet
"Andrew Bird...I'm just in love with this voice and his musical ability."
Song: "The Ideal Husband"
Performer: Father John Misty
Album: I Love You, Honeybear
"This whole album is incredible. His lyrics are mind-blowingly complex, and the melodies are so haunting and beautiful."
Song: "Someone to Lay Down Beside Me"
Performer: Linda Ronstadt
Album: Hasten Down The Wind
"Linda. Ronstadt. Need I say more? If you haven't watched the documentary, The Sound of My Voice, about her incredible career, do so immediately."