“You are the music while the music lasts.” -T.S. Eliot
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The Chicago guru remains a one-man symphony.
Birds reworks songs by The Handsome Family.
The cover is featured on a forthcoming charity compilation album.
A preview of the forthcoming covers album celebrating Bloodshot Records’ 20th anniversary.
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One new essential and 30 minutes of complementary, superfluous prettiness.
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Proceeds will benefit Heartbeat.fm, an organization that uses music to foster peace between Israel and Palestine.
Further proof that Paul was the best.
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