Listen: Big Thief explains the making of ‘Cattails’ on ‘Song Exploder’

Learn about the process behind the creation of the 'U.F.O.F.' track

Big Thief recently took to the Thao Nguyen-hosted podcast Song Exploder where frontwoman Adrianne Lenker and drummer James Krivchenia discussed their U.F.O.F. track, “Cattails.”

The episode sees the bandmembers diving into the process behind the making of “Cattails,” looking at the inspiration behind the lyrics and instrumentals, as they play excerpts from the track throughout the production process. “I was thinking about my great-grandma,” Lenker explains of the lyrics. “She died when I was about 20.”

Listen to Big Thief’s Song Exploder episode below.