Even after founding one of the most influential bands of the past 30 years with The B-52’s & providing her legendary style to songs by R.E.M., Iggy Pop, The Ramones and David Byrne – Kate Pierson hadn’t released a solo album until this year’s Guitars and Microphones. NPR‘s Morning Edition spoke to Pierson about how she ended up in Athens to form “one of the most iconic bands of the 70s” & what led to her finally writing a solo record. Listen to / read the interview here.
All this week, Kate Pierson has been sitting-in with the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band. Click below and jump to the 5:00 to see Seth introduce Kate for the week. Check your local listings to watch Kate‘s last night with the band tonight! Guitars and Microphones climbed at Radio 200 but is looking for a big jump on Tuesday. Help the record reach a new peak!