Track Exploder – MUNA


“What I Need”

MUNA is a trio from Los Angeles, made up of Katie Gavin, Josette Maskin, and Naomi McPherson. They’ve been making music collectively since 2013, once they met in faculty. Their third album, which is self-titled, got here out in 2022, and Rolling Stone, Stereogum, The Guardian, and others, named it the most effective albums of the 12 months. Consequence of Sound referred to as MUNA the 2022 Band of the 12 months.

I talked to MUNA concerning the music “What I Need,” which they co-wrote with Leland. Leland is an artist and songwriter whose different credit embody Selena Gomez, Charli XCX, and Troye Sivan. On this episode, Katie, Jo, and Naomi, together with Leland, inform the story of how the music got here collectively, from the unique demo to the ultimate model, and also you’ll learn how a band that doesn’t actually occasion ended up writing a celebration banger.

You should buy or stream “What I Need” right here.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

For a transcript of this episode, click on right here.

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