Song masterpiece of the day: Murdered in the city, Avett Brothers
This is the song that got me hooked on the Avett Brothers. That opening devastated me.
“If I get murdered in the city / don’t go revenging in my name.”
Who writes lyrics like that, anymore? I guess they do. Just a stunning and touching song, reminding us of the beauty inherent to the family bonds that sometimes disappear for no known reasons – hello, my estranged brother to whom I haven’t spoken in over 20 years…
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