Every week we glean life lessons from an inspirational artist. New episode every Monday. Presented by Donal Scannell.
Kicking off our voyage into the world views of the world's most exciting artists with Moby. He covers a lot of ground from why he doesn't eat insects to hoping God doesn't press the reset button. Full transcript available at www.bornoptimistic.com
I've been a fan of James for thirty years but knew so little about them. That was no mistake revealed Tim Booth. They've kept secrets for decades - until now. An incredibly revealing, touching and inspiring hour in the company of greatness. Thanks Tim!
"If you want more fame you'll never be famous enough. If you want more money you'll never have enough." Singer-songwriter Wallis Bird shares how she rolls.
Damon Gough aka Badly Drawn Boy takes us on an intimate trip that spans Dylan, spirituality and parenthood.
Ireland's most Oscar-nominated director of all time is this week's guest. He's got catholicism in his cross-hairs and a fire in his belly that burns fiercely. Lots to learn from this great story-teller.
Derry-born actor and singer with a passion that burns bright. From joyful to harrowing and back again in an hour as her true grit gleaned from growing up in a war zone with great parents emerges.
Smashing Pumpkins' & Complex drummer on how art for art's sake can make the world a better place. One of rock's greatest drummers who devotes himself to change through education.
The phrase 'down to earth' fits Imelda May perfectly. She shares the roots of her optimism and how she refuses to let go of it as a guiding principle.
You're unlikely to ever experience music as transcendent as that created by Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill. In this episode, we delve into the minds of one of music's essential relationships.
A rigorous and satisfying dive in the mind of a soul sensation who blurs fact and fiction within his songs to bring lessons to his listeners.