Episode 12

Dan Wilson

November 25, 2014

In the late ’90s, Dan Wilson found mainstream success with his alternative rock band Semisonic and their radio hit “Closing Time.” He’s since become one of music’s most sought-after songwriters, composing for Adele, Dixie Chicks and Taylor Swift. The Grammy Award-winning musician joins Kevin to discuss his collaborative approach to songwriting.


Listen to Dan Wilson
“I'm very interested in writing songs about the most uncomfortable, awkward thing that's going on in your life right now. If you're too shy to tell me, I'll tell you mine.”