Sometimes Moth stories are laugh-out-loud funny but mostly, they’re gritty and raw and deep. This one shook my to the core. About half way through, I gasped and nearly dropped to my knees on the sidewalk.
The gist of the story (no spoilers) has Darryl McDaniels, the frontman for Run DMC, talking about his idyllic childhood, the success of his band Run DMC, and his seemingly inexplicable depression and suicidal thoughts.
One day, he hears the Sarah McLachlan song Angel, and he listens to it incessantly for a year. He buys all her records, and her music keeps him alive.
I won’t say any more: Just listen to it.
Bonus for after the podcast.