Not sure how I missed this release earlier in the year, but former Squirrel Nut Zippers bandmates Andrew Bird and Jimbo Mathus reunited for the stripped down and magical These 13. Here’s “Poor Lost Souls”, their sobering reflection on homelessness.
She’s just a lump of coal, but she could have been a diamond
He’s just a lump of coal, but he should have been a diamond
Oh Lord, bless these poor lost souls.
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