from Song Exploder on January 30, 2015
Episode summary from Pots:
On February 1st, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart while reentering the earth’s atmosphere. John Roderick, singer and songwriter of The Long Winters, wrote 'The Commander Thinks Aloud' about that fateful moment. This episode was made from an interview done with John Roderick in front of a live audience in Seattle, where we discussed how and why he made this song.
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