Episode 114: Director Steve McQueen On The Music Of Widows, Shame & Sade

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman

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Episode 114: Director Steve McQueen On The Music Of Widows, Shame & Sade

Our latest episode of Soundtracking in association with the White Company marks the first appearance for a man Edith has long admired. Steve McQueen is a British writer, director and producer. who had critical big-screen success with Hunger and Shame before scooping an Academy Award for 12 Years A Slave. His latest project is the ensemble heist thriller Widows. Based on the 1983 ITV series of the same name, The plot follows a group of women who attempt a heist in order to pay back a crime boss after their ne'er-do-well husbands are killed on a botched job. It's scored by Hans Zimmer, and also features a sumptuous Nina Simone track and brand new material by Sade, which is always cause for celebration. We also discuss David Bowie, Liza Minnelli, Glenn Gould and much more besides.
Episode 114: Director Steve McQueen On The Music Of Widows, Shame & Sade
Episode 114: Director Steve McQueen On The Music Of Widows, Shame & Sade
Soundtracking with Edith Bowman