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Tiny Desk Live performance : NPR

Tiny Desk Live performance : NPR


The Tiny Desk has hosted loads of main pop, rock and hip-hop stars in its 15-plus years, however you would be hard-pressed to search out yet another agreeable or self-effacing than Austin Richard Submit. Whether or not lamenting the state of his singing voice, joking about his nerves or sitting slack-jawed in awe of the incredible band his folks had assembled for this present, Submit had the bearing of a lottery winner who would not even give himself credit score for getting a ticket.

Earlier than, throughout and after the present, Submit Malone was a pleasure to have round. However he additionally simply occurred to convey a number of of the largest pop hits of the twenty first century: Set-opener “Sunflower,” for instance, has been licensed eighteen-times platinum by the RIAA since its launch in 2018 — that is an all-time report — whereas the 2017 single “I Fall Aside” and 2019’s “Circles” lag behind at a mere ten-times platinum apiece. “Sufficient Is Sufficient,” which closes this set, enjoys no such designation, however give it time: A monitor from Submit Malone’s new album Austin, it is solely been out for a number of weeks.

So get pleasure from this set for what it’s: one of many world’s largest stars, performing a number of of the world’s largest songs, every set to a luminous association. Submit Malone himself appears shocked by how nice this Tiny Desk live performance sounds, and that is not simply the humility speaking.


  • “Sunflower”
  • “I Fall Aside”
  • “Circles”
  • “Sufficient Is Sufficient”


  • Austin Submit: lead vocalist, guitar 
  • Hannah Juliano: vocalist
  • Elliot Aguilar: vocalist
  • Chauncey Matthews: vocalist
  • Kola Rail: vocalist
  • Destin Johnson: drums
  • Emily Rosenfield: guitar 
  • Bobby Wooten: bass 
  • Louis Bell: piano
  • Kevin Kuh: strings 
  • Francesca Dardani: strings 
  • Kiku Enomoto: strings
  • Kirin McElwain: strings


  • Producers: Bobby Carter, Suraya Mohamed
  • Director/Editor: Kara Body
  • Audio Engineer: Josh Rogosin
  • Inventive Director: Bob Boilen
  • Videographers: Kara Body, Maia Stern, Joshua Bryant, Zayrha Rodriguez, Sofia Seidel
  • Audio Assistant: Hannah Gluvna
  • Manufacturing Assistant: Ashley Pointer
  • Photographer: Catie Uninteresting
  • Tiny Desk Crew: Hazel Cills
  • VP, Visuals and Music: Keith Jenkins
  • Senior VP, Programming: Anya Grundmann



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