I Had a Change of Heart with Feist’s ‘The Reminder,’ Just as Starbucks Had One, Too

Megan McLachlan
7 min readJan 18, 2022

Feist’s The Reminder holds a special distinction of being the first, and only, album that I abhorred before I adored.

And I’m not talking a passing dislike of it, either — I hated it. When it was released in the spring of 2007, I had just started working as a barista at Starbucks, and the store played it on constant…

Megan McLachlan

Writer, Editor, Lightweight. After two drinks, I start licking faces.