The Depression Files

Al Interviews John Solomon | Lead Singer & Song Writer of Communist Daughter

January 28, 2018

In this episode, Al interviews John Solomon, lead singer and songwriter of the popular Twin Cities band, Communist Daughter (recorded 1-17-18). John shares his past struggles of addiction and living with bipolar 1 disorder. He shares some of the challenges of the manias, including firing his entire band from the back of a van to purchasing a restaurant because he enjoyed cooking. John describes how addiction and unmanaged bipolar disorder led to his arrest before he finally checked himself into Hazelden to begin his path to recovery. Hear about touring as a recovering addict while managing bipolar disorder and much more. Communist Daughter will be playing at the upcoming Sober Bowl on February 4 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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