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This Particular Album is Very, Very Important to Me

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This Particular Album is Very, Very Important to Me

This Particular Album is Very, Very Important to Me

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Does music make you feel things? Like, anything at all? If not, you might be a sociopath! If so, this might be the podcast for you! Join hosts Joel Spence and Deborah Tarica each week as they invite someone they think is very very fantastic, to pick an album that is very very important to them. Together, they listen to that album and go back in time to understand what it means to that particular guest and how it helped make them who they are today.

Latest Episodes

'Til Tuesday's Welcome Home with Paul F Tompkins

EIn our season finale, comedian, writer, actor and podcaster, Paul F. Tompkins sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about his love for 'Til Tuesday's 1986 album Welcome Home. Paul talks about listening to the album while working at Hats in the Belfry in Philadelphia, moving to L.A. during the aftermath of the Northridge quake, the surreal experience of becoming friends with Aimee Mann, weird doctors, the time in his life when he made the decision to commit to comedy and being on stage and so much more. Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs Superman by R.E.M. and Every Little Bit by Patty Griffin. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: Th...

78 MIN3 w ago
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'Til Tuesday's Welcome Home with Paul F Tompkins

Joni Mitchell's Blue with June Diane Raphael

EActress, writer and author June Diane Raphael sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about Joni Mitchell's iconic 1971 album Blue. June talks about discovering the album in high school through a big crush, her feminist awakening through music, being a full grown woman at the age of 11, learning about sex, a very special recording in a Fisher Price recording as a kid and so much more! Plus Deborah and Joel's particular songs I Will by The Beatles and Take Me With U by Prince. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

68 MINMAY 26
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Joni Mitchell's Blue with June Diane Raphael

Oingo Boingo's Only A Lad with Matt Besser

EActor, writer and comedian Matt Besser joins Deborah and Joel to talk about Oingo Boingo's 1981 album, Only a Lad. Besser talks about growing up in Little Rock, the impact new wave had on his life, spending summers in Santa Fe learning to break the rules, Rocky Horror Picture Show with friends and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, Gypsy by Fleetwood Mac and Since You've Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

64 MINMAY 19
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Oingo Boingo's Only A Lad with Matt Besser

Stevie Wonder's Songs In the Key Of Life with Tawny Newsome

EActress and musician Tawny Newsome joins Joel and Deborah to talk about her love for Stevie Wonder's 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life. Together they talk the pure genius of Stevie Wonder, first concerts, weird songs for auditions, albums you're born into, outlet malls and so much more! Plus Deborah and Joel's particular songs Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've) by Buzzcocks and Sweet Baby James by James Taylor! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

66 MINMAY 12
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Stevie Wonder's Songs In the Key Of Life with Tawny Newsome

The Spin Doctors' Pocket Full of Kryptonite with Keiko Agena

EActress, writer and artist Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls, Prodigal Son) sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about what the Spin Doctors' 1991 album Pocket Full of Kryptonite means to her. Keiko talks about leaving school behind and moving to L.A., couch surfing, working at Lens Crafters, shaving her head, playing a music obsessed Lane Kim on Gilmore Girls and so much more! Special shoutout to Kelly in the booth! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) by En Vogue and Zoo Station by U2! -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

60 MINMAY 5
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The Spin Doctors' Pocket Full of Kryptonite with Keiko Agena

The Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik with Colin Hanks

EActor and filmmaker Colin Hanks sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about his passion for the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1991 album Blood Sugar Sex Magik. Colin takes us on a deep dive into all things Chili Peppers, growing up in Sacramento, the freedom that music brings in middle school, early MTV and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, "Shadows of the Night" by Pat Benatar, and "You Go On Ahead (Trumpet, Trumpet II)" by Sunset Rubdown! Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review!

75 MINAPR 28
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The Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik with Colin Hanks

Boyz II Men's Cooleyhighharmony with Eugene Cordero

EActor, writer and comedian, Eugene Cordero sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about Boyz II Men's 1991 album Cooleyhighharmony. Together, they talk about Eugene's experience growing up first generation Filipino in Detroit, Motown, trying to make his own Boyz II Men type band and awkward school dances. They also discover together that "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" is a cover(!), and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, "Round The Bend" by Beck, and "Today" by Joshua Radin! Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

71 MINAPR 21
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Boyz II Men's Cooleyhighharmony with Eugene Cordero

Kate Bush's Hounds of Love with Kirsten Vangsness

EActress, writer and distillery owner, Kirsten Vangsness sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about her strong connection to Hounds of Love by Kate Bush and how it shaped her young life. Kirsten takes us all on a journey through the album, complete with her own mythology surrounding the album. Together they discuss epic journeys to find elusive songs pre-Internet, how deeply personal a song or album can be (and how hard it can be to share it with others), witches and all things Kate Bush. Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, "Bad" by U2, "Mystery" by The Indigo Girls and so much more! Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

69 MINAPR 14
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Kate Bush's Hounds of Love with Kirsten Vangsness

The Smiths' First Album with Thomas Lennon

EIn our season 3 premiere, actor, comedian and author Thomas Lennon sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about his passion for The Smiths' 1984 untitled/self titled(?) album. Together they take a deep dive into the history of The Smiths, their short time together as a band, and how they shaped Tom's life. Will Tom ever get Johnny Marr to follow him on social media? Does it benefit bands to record their albums twice? What would cause Tom to walk out of a Morrissey concert? All these questions will be answered in this episode! Plus, find out what Joel does in his car when he's angry, what the most important thing on Deborah's birth plan was and who Tom is embarrassed to listen to when he's writing. All in this particular episode of This Particular Album! And of course, these particular songs... "Heartbeat City" by The Cars and "Reaper” by Sia. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @P...

61 MINAPR 7
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The Smiths' First Album with Thomas Lennon

Season Three | Trailer

EJoin Joel and Deborah for a brand new season of This Particular Album is Very, Very Important to me - coming April 7th!

2 MINMAR 31
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Season Three | Trailer

Latest Episodes

'Til Tuesday's Welcome Home with Paul F Tompkins

EIn our season finale, comedian, writer, actor and podcaster, Paul F. Tompkins sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about his love for 'Til Tuesday's 1986 album Welcome Home. Paul talks about listening to the album while working at Hats in the Belfry in Philadelphia, moving to L.A. during the aftermath of the Northridge quake, the surreal experience of becoming friends with Aimee Mann, weird doctors, the time in his life when he made the decision to commit to comedy and being on stage and so much more. Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs Superman by R.E.M. and Every Little Bit by Patty Griffin. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: Th...

78 MIN3 w ago
Comments
'Til Tuesday's Welcome Home with Paul F Tompkins

Joni Mitchell's Blue with June Diane Raphael

EActress, writer and author June Diane Raphael sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about Joni Mitchell's iconic 1971 album Blue. June talks about discovering the album in high school through a big crush, her feminist awakening through music, being a full grown woman at the age of 11, learning about sex, a very special recording in a Fisher Price recording as a kid and so much more! Plus Deborah and Joel's particular songs I Will by The Beatles and Take Me With U by Prince. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

68 MINMAY 26
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Joni Mitchell's Blue with June Diane Raphael

Oingo Boingo's Only A Lad with Matt Besser

EActor, writer and comedian Matt Besser joins Deborah and Joel to talk about Oingo Boingo's 1981 album, Only a Lad. Besser talks about growing up in Little Rock, the impact new wave had on his life, spending summers in Santa Fe learning to break the rules, Rocky Horror Picture Show with friends and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, Gypsy by Fleetwood Mac and Since You've Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

64 MINMAY 19
Comments
Oingo Boingo's Only A Lad with Matt Besser

Stevie Wonder's Songs In the Key Of Life with Tawny Newsome

EActress and musician Tawny Newsome joins Joel and Deborah to talk about her love for Stevie Wonder's 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life. Together they talk the pure genius of Stevie Wonder, first concerts, weird songs for auditions, albums you're born into, outlet malls and so much more! Plus Deborah and Joel's particular songs Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've) by Buzzcocks and Sweet Baby James by James Taylor! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

66 MINMAY 12
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Stevie Wonder's Songs In the Key Of Life with Tawny Newsome

The Spin Doctors' Pocket Full of Kryptonite with Keiko Agena

EActress, writer and artist Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls, Prodigal Son) sits down with Deborah and Joel to talk about what the Spin Doctors' 1991 album Pocket Full of Kryptonite means to her. Keiko talks about leaving school behind and moving to L.A., couch surfing, working at Lens Crafters, shaving her head, playing a music obsessed Lane Kim on Gilmore Girls and so much more! Special shoutout to Kelly in the booth! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) by En Vogue and Zoo Station by U2! -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

60 MINMAY 5
Comments
The Spin Doctors' Pocket Full of Kryptonite with Keiko Agena

The Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik with Colin Hanks

EActor and filmmaker Colin Hanks sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about his passion for the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1991 album Blood Sugar Sex Magik. Colin takes us on a deep dive into all things Chili Peppers, growing up in Sacramento, the freedom that music brings in middle school, early MTV and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, "Shadows of the Night" by Pat Benatar, and "You Go On Ahead (Trumpet, Trumpet II)" by Sunset Rubdown! Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review!

75 MINAPR 28
Comments
The Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik with Colin Hanks

Boyz II Men's Cooleyhighharmony with Eugene Cordero

EActor, writer and comedian, Eugene Cordero sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about Boyz II Men's 1991 album Cooleyhighharmony. Together, they talk about Eugene's experience growing up first generation Filipino in Detroit, Motown, trying to make his own Boyz II Men type band and awkward school dances. They also discover together that "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" is a cover(!), and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, "Round The Bend" by Beck, and "Today" by Joshua Radin! Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

71 MINAPR 21
Comments
Boyz II Men's Cooleyhighharmony with Eugene Cordero

Kate Bush's Hounds of Love with Kirsten Vangsness

EActress, writer and distillery owner, Kirsten Vangsness sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about her strong connection to Hounds of Love by Kate Bush and how it shaped her young life. Kirsten takes us all on a journey through the album, complete with her own mythology surrounding the album. Together they discuss epic journeys to find elusive songs pre-Internet, how deeply personal a song or album can be (and how hard it can be to share it with others), witches and all things Kate Bush. Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, "Bad" by U2, "Mystery" by The Indigo Girls and so much more! Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

69 MINAPR 14
Comments
Kate Bush's Hounds of Love with Kirsten Vangsness

The Smiths' First Album with Thomas Lennon

EIn our season 3 premiere, actor, comedian and author Thomas Lennon sits down with Joel and Deborah to talk about his passion for The Smiths' 1984 untitled/self titled(?) album. Together they take a deep dive into the history of The Smiths, their short time together as a band, and how they shaped Tom's life. Will Tom ever get Johnny Marr to follow him on social media? Does it benefit bands to record their albums twice? What would cause Tom to walk out of a Morrissey concert? All these questions will be answered in this episode! Plus, find out what Joel does in his car when he's angry, what the most important thing on Deborah's birth plan was and who Tom is embarrassed to listen to when he's writing. All in this particular episode of This Particular Album! And of course, these particular songs... "Heartbeat City" by The Cars and "Reaper” by Sia. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @P...

61 MINAPR 7
Comments
The Smiths' First Album with Thomas Lennon

Season Three | Trailer

EJoin Joel and Deborah for a brand new season of This Particular Album is Very, Very Important to me - coming April 7th!

2 MINMAR 31
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Season Three | Trailer
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