21st Century Troubadours: Saturday, Feb. 15 | 10pm

Shara Nova’s chamber pop opera You Us We All is featured in this week’s episode.

by Maggie Molloy

Love is in the air and on the airwaves this weekend. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re devoting this week’s episode of Second Inversion to the music of 21st century troubadours.

In medieval times, troubadours were poets and musicians who wrote songs about chivalry and courtly love—they were kind of like the singer-songwriters of the Middle Ages. But of course, love and heartbreak are pretty timeless themes, and composers today are still writing love ballads for the modern romantic.

On this week’s episode of Second Inversion, we’re going to hear songs about love, songs about heartbreak, and at least two songs about online dating nightmares.

To listen, tune in to KING FM on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10pm PT.

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