The Tiny Desk is working from house for the direct future. Presenting NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (residence) concerts, bringing you performances from throughout the country as well as the globe. It’s the same spirit– stripped-down collections, an intimate setting– simply a various area.
Lyndsey McKenna|April 14, 2021
A few years ago, a few of us on the NPR Music group came across a duplicate of Demi Lovato’s 2013 book, Staying Strong: 365 Days A Year. Checking out Lovato’s heartfelt everyday representations ended up being a workday practice; her transparency and also vulnerability made us ardent admirers who wanted nothing but the greatest for Demi.
We made it our objective to get Demi to the Tiny Desk, as well as though the pandemic had other plans, Lovato’s Tiny Desk (residence) show was worth the delay. Tape-recorded on a warm spring day in her Los Angeles yard, Lovato begins with a relocating performance of “Tell Me You Love Me” from her 2017 document of the very same name, come with by subtle, sporadic tricks.
When talked to by NPR’s Ailsa Chang back in 2017, Demi Lovato said, “I assume I’ve lived a great deal of life.” With both her successes and battles, Lovato’s revealed all sides of herself– the unapologetic and also certain star, but additionally the intricacies of recovery– inviting us on her trip in a deeply individual means. Her intimate (house) show seems like a natural extension of that genuineness.
” Tell Me You Love Me”
” The Art Of Starting Over”
” Dancing With The Devil”
Demi Lovato: vocals
Steven “Styles” Rodriguez: secrets
Director: Mike Drew
Editor: Aaron Kroger
Engineer/Shader: David Vega
Camera Operator: Austin Wavra
Video Camera Operator: Noel Galan
Camera Operator: Drew Welker
Assistant Camera: Lawrence Montemayor
Audio: Steven “Styles” Rodriguez
TINY DESK TEAM
Producers: Abby O’Neill
Video Producer: Maia Stern
Audio Mastering: Josh Rogosin
Associate Producer: Bobby Carter
Tiny Production Team: Kara Frame, Bob Boilen
Exec Producer: Lauren Onkey
Elderly VP, Programming: Anya Grundmann
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