BONUS: The Stubborn Optimist's Playlist Vol. 2

Welcome to Volume 2 of The Stubborn Optimist’s Playlist!

Every week on the podcast we feature a musical artist who is thoughtful about the role of art and artists in the climate crisis. This week we bring you a collection of those artists in playlist form as an extended listening experience.

So without further ado, Vol. 2.

Enjoy the music!

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The Stubborn Optimist’s Playlist Vol. 2:

(0:59) James Hersey – My People

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(3:16) Mystery Jets – Wrong Side of The Tracks

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(7:07) Mesadorm – Easy

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(11:15) Presidio – Clockout

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(13:33) I See Rivers – We Don’t Get More Time

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(16:10) MF Tomlinson – Sum of Nothing

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(19:46) Beans on Toast – On and On

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(24:17) Gecko – End of The World

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(28:37) Desiree Dawson – Mountain Tops

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(31:21) Rhys Lewis – Better Than Today

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(35:06) Alex Serra – Everything is Changing

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(39:47) Saunder Jurriaans – Easy Now

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(42:55) Emmanuel Jal – We Want Peace

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EPISODE TRANSCRIPT

Clay Carnill: [00:00:00] Hey, everyone, this is Clay, producer of Outrage + Optimism. Welcome to Volume Two of our Stubborn Optimist’s playlist, a bonus episode. OK, now, before we hit play, this episode is an extended listen that follows Volume One in which we’re featuring all the musical artists that we have had on our podcast so far. Now, as you may know, each week we invite a musical guest on to not only share their views about the role of art and artists during the climate crisis, but also to share their deeply engaging, purposeful and incredible music for our audience to listen to and enjoy. And just like Volume One, you can follow along in the show notes with the timestamps I’ve set there to help you find the beginning of each tune in the playlist. Links to everyone’s social media are in the description as well, so you can follow, connect and discover more music from these amazing artists. OK, I don’t want to keep you waiting any longer. So here it is, the Stubborn Optimist’s Playlist, Volume Two.