August 4, 2021

Marie Claire | “Mothers of rockers”: the series that seeks to make them visible and honor them arrives

If we talk about breaking down stereotypes, rock, and music in general, have a lot of work ahead of them. Several of those battles have already been fought for a long time and that is why we can only celebrate the premiere of From Cradle to Stage, series that seeks to humanize (and demystify) the figure of the “rocker” hand in hand with their families and in particular a central figure of them: the mothers.

The documentary series of six chapters is directed by none other than the former Nirvana and current leader of the Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl.

Pharrell Williams and another must-see woman, Dr. Carolyn Williams.

Inspired by his mother, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, and his critically acclaimed book, From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, is about personal exploration of the special relationship between successful musicians and their mothers. The series arrived today, Friday 25, to the catalog of Paramount+.

“I think the relationship between a musician and his mother is very important because it is the basis of his understanding of love, who is surely the greatest muse of any artist, “shared Grohl, adding:

“Have the opportunity of travel in the United States And telling the stories of these amazing women behind the scenes not only shed some light on the music they inspired but also made me appreciate the love of my own mother, my best friend. Needless to say we are all in debt with the women who have given us life. Because without them, there would be no music. “

From Cradle to Stage
Christene Reynolds, mother of the frontman of Imagine Dragons.

Honest, humorous and emotional, in each episode Dave and Virginia go on an exciting journey interviewing different artists from the world of music such as Pharrel Willams, Miranda Lambert, the vocalist of Imagine Dragons, Dan Reynolds, and many others, in conjunction with their mothers to internalize about the importance and impact that these women have had in their lives and explore the education of each and the tools they received as young talents to survive the turbulence of success.

The full list of episodes includes:

  • Episode 1: Dan Reynolds (Imagine Dragons) and Christene Reynolds.
  • Episode 2: Pharrell and Dr. Carolyn Williams.
  • Episode 3: Miranda and Bev Lambert.
  • Episode 4: Brandi and Teresa Carlile.
  • Episodio 5: Tom Morello (de Rage Against the Machine) y Mary Morello.
  • Episodio 6: Geddy Lee (de Rush) y Mary Weinrib.

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