Talkin' Bout Tracy Chapman



The Tracy Chapman fan podcast. Each episode, Stefan Evans chats to celebrities, musicians, media and fans about the impact of Tracy's work as well as her music and legacy.


  • Roger Bennett on how Tracy Chapman inspired him to become an American

    25/01/2022 Duración: 38min

    Journalist Roger Bennett talks to Stefan Evans on the Talkin' Bout Tracy Chapman podcast. Roger discusses how Tracy Chapman inspired him to become an American citizen and how 'Fast Car' is the "single most human track" he's ever heard.

  • How Tracy commissioned the Telling Stories artwork from Tim Hailand

    17/02/2021 Duración: 25min

    In this episode, Stefan Evans talks to LA artist and photographer Tim Hailand about how Tracy Chapman commissioned him to produce artwork for her fifth studio album 'Telling Stories'.  Tim also recalls a hilarious tale of Tracy Chapman and Bjork sharing a gym together at the Chateau Marmont hotel.         

  • Tracy talks of Revolution and asks you to vote on Seth Myers

    03/11/2020 Duración: 07min

    Tracy Chapman makes a rare performance of 'Talkin' 'Bout a Revolution' on 'Late Night with Seth Myers' ahead of 2020 Election. This marks her first TV appearance in five years. In this episode, we break down the performance; Brandon Stansell contributes.

  • Recording 'Give Me One Reason' with bass player Andy Stoller

    21/03/2020 Duración: 29min

    This episode, I'm joined by Andy Stoller. Andy talks about his contributions to Tracy Chapman's albums from 'New Beginning' (1995) through to 'Let It Rain' (2002) and also talks touring with Tracy during that time.  We also discuss the fact that Andy played the bass guitar on the hit single 'Give Me One Reason'. 

  • 30 Years of 'Crossroads' with Matt Hocter

    31/12/2019 Duración: 20min

    As we close 2019, I speak to journalist Matt Hocter as we look back at the legacy of Tracy's second studio album, 'Crossroads' and consider how its message is still very much relevant today. 

  • Touring and recording with Steve 'Deacon' Hunter

    07/11/2019 Duración: 14min

    Stefan chats to legendary session guitarist Steve 'The Deacon' Hunter about touring with Tracy Chapman in the late nineties / early naughties; as well as performing with Pavarotti and contributing to the 'Telling Stories' and 'Let It Rain' studio albums. 

  • How 'Fast Car' inspired 'Dreams' with Gabrielle

    15/10/2019 Duración: 17min

    This week I'm joined by the brit award-winning singer-songwriter Gabrielle who shares her memories of Tracy Chapman's rise to fame as well as how the song 'Fast Car' was the spark that launched her own career. 

  • Shooting 'Fast Car' video and debut artwork with Matt Mahurin

    05/10/2019 Duración: 29min

    In the first-ever episode, I'm joined by Matt Mahurin. Matt is an acclaimed photographer and videographer who took the photo which became the cover of Tracy Chapman's 20 million-selling debut album and shot the 'Fast Car' music video. He tells us about his experience working with Tracy to create both iconic works.