Netflix has turned the long-running podcast Song Exploder into a docuseries of the same name.
It has a similar format to the podcast, in which host Hrishikesh Hirway breaks down hit songs and tells the stories behind them.
The new television series from host and executive producer Hrishikesh Hirway and filmmaker Morgan Neville will launch October 2nd on the streaming platform. The show features archival footage, raw recordings of the songs and interviews with artists.
The first batch of episodes delve into tracks including Alicia Keys’ “3 Hour Drive,” REM’s “Losing My Religion,” Ty Dolla $ign’s “LA,” and “Wait for It” from Hamilton.
Along with Keys and Ty Dolla $ign, Hirway speaks with “Hamilton” creator Lin Manuel Miranda and former REM frontman Michael Stipe about their work.