Lenny Kravitz, a singer and spiritual force of nature, talks with Kyle Meredith about his new album, Raise Vibration, and the value of music in political turmoil. Kravitz also speaks on his mother’s death and the song “Johnny Cash”, which was inspired by the Cash family’s support of him through the grieving process. The musician touches on Michael Jackson’s involvement in his new album and the 20th anniversary of 5, as well.
Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via iTunes.