Song Exploder: On Top Of The World

Here’s a lesson I should have learned by now: even though I myself reluctant to listen to a new episode of Hrishikesh Hirway’s podcast Song Exploder — because I don’t know the artist being featured, or because I do know them and don’t generally find their music to my taste — I always find the show engaging and find myself fascinated with the artist’s process of constructing a song. And sometimes I find a new favourite song.

This week, “On Top Of The World” by Kimbra: