Episode 63 Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips


TALK SHOW WITH HARPER SIMON | EPISODE 63

Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips on Hillary Clinton, Galaxie 500 & Couples Collaboration

Musical Duo Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips discuss Luna, collaborating musically as a couple and creating the soundtracks for The Squid and the Whale and Mistress America. Dean and Britta recall playing with the Velvet Underground and Lou Reed, and revisit Dean's memoir Black Postcards.

Guest Bio

Dean Wareham & Luna bandmate, Britta Phillips have made 3 albums as “Dean & Britta.” The first two were produced by Tony Visconti (“L’Avventura” and “Back Numbers”). “13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests” began as a commission by the Warhol Museum to perform live music to accompany Warhol’s silent films shot between ’64 and ’66. The duo also score films together, most notably Noah Baumbach’s “The Squid & The Whale” and “Mistress America.” Dean’s memoir, Black Postcards, was published by Penguin Press and is now in paperback. Before joining Luna, Britta starred in the movie Satisfaction with Julia Roberts and Liam Neeson, and was the singing voice of cartoon character, JEM.