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May 17, 2022

Macy Gray: Listen to the Angels

Macy Gray (singer, songwriter, activist) opens up about her creative approach to songwriting, her bipolar diagnosis, and why the issue of police violence is so close to her heart. She discusses her musical influences, being made fun of for her unique voice as a kid, and the origins of her hit single "I Try." Macy explains the process of making a new album during the pandemic and civil unrest, the data behind police shootings, and her anxiety around mania. Mayim breaks down the differences between bipolar I and bipolar II disorders, features of mania, and why romantic relationships are tipping points for those suffering from bipolar disorder.

Theme Song Written, Produced, and Performed by Ed Robertson. Mixed by Kenny Luong.
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Macy Gray

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Mayim Bialik

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Guest References

Macy Gray's Organization, My Good
My Good, co-founded by Macy Gray is an effort to bring some good to the families who have lost loved ones due to policy brutality.
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The musical bodies of work she has produced throughout her career are a testament to her exquisite vision and unyielding devotion to her craft
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How Macy Gray Transformed The Pain Of 2020 Into A Beautiful Love Song
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Macy Gray on Her New Album and Supporting Families Who Have Lost Loved Ones to Police Violence
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