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THE PERFECT SONG

The Perfect Song For…: A lighthearted weekly podcast about the perfect song!

The Perfect Song For…: A lighthearted weekly podcast about the perfect song!

Sometimes choosing a perfect song is very hard, sometimes it is pretty clear, but mostly it’s absolutely crazy.

The Perfect Song For… is a lighthearted weekly podcast in which journalists, writers and music aficionados Fred de Vries and Tim Cohen banter about a bunch of songs which are perfect for … something. And we have (famous and less famous) guests.

At the end of each show we choose one song which is the perfect song for the theme we picked.

Along the way, we agree and disagree, and discuss the structure, character, history and quirks of the songs as far as we know them.

We want listeners to agree, disagree and come up with their own suggestions. Sometimes choosing a perfect song is very hard, sometimes it is pretty clear, but mostly it’s absolutely crazy. The overall intention is to have fun and doff our hats at the amazing variety and emotional depth of modern music. DM

You can listen and subscribe to ThePerfectSongFor … podcast about the perfect song on Apple podcasts, Spotify and iono

To contact the hosts of the podcast, email [email protected] 

You can also follow the hosts on X: @perfectsongfor Insta: #perfectsongfor 

Tim Cohen is the business editor of Daily Maverick. Fred de Vries is an author, writer, journalist and South Africa correspondent for Elsevier Magazine and De Groene Amsterdammer. He writes regular music columns for Platenblad in the Netherlands and Vrye Weekblad in South Africa.

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  • David Bristow says:

    Great idea. I working on a book of words and each has its own theme song. A kind of, theme songs for the movie of your life aka the Forrest Gump sound track.

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