ASPENBEAT RADIO: Sounds Cathartic

Broadcast on Aspen Public Radio
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Host: Andrea Young

Theme: Cathartic Mood

“A stone’s throw from Jerusalem
I walked a lonely mile in the moonlight…”
Sting – Mad About You

The music on this show fits the definition of cathartic — i.e., ‘psychological relief through the open expression of strong emotions’.  But something being cathartic is truly personal and individual.  Do these songs provide a cathartic release to you too?  Includes tracks by Sting, Elton John, Beyonce, Amy Winehouse, Eagles, Billy Joel, along with Aimee Mann, Wink and the Signal, First Aid Kit, Poco, David Harris.
ca·thar·tic
kəˈTHärtik/
adjective
adjective: cathartic