Listen: Adia Victoria on Mountain Stage

Jun 11, 2020

Our Song of the Week is a modern-day blues original by the incomparable Adia Victoria.

Building on a deep, intense bass and drum groove, complemented by horns and keys, Adia Victoria cuts through the fuzz with a gripping vocal performance of "Different Kind of Love," our Song of the Week.


Between the world and me
Tell me, what will it be?
Who do you love?
Tell me, who do you love?

-Adia Victoria's "Different Kind of Love"

"Different Kind of Love" appears on Victoria's 2019 release Silences, which was produced by Aaron Dessner of The National.

Tune in to this week's encore episode of Mountain Stage on your favorite NPR station to hear the entire set from Adia Victoria, plus live performances by New Orleans' hybrid-funk band Tank and the Bangas, Canadian rockers The Trews, and singer-songwriters Justin Townes Earle and Courtney Marie Andrews.

The entire cast join together for one last song to cap off this week's episode of Mountain Stage.
Credit Brian Blauser/ Mountain Stage

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