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- Posted on Jun 21st 2012 10:50AM by Dan Reilly
Barry J. Holmes
"This is perhaps the most visceral song on the album," Wainwright tells Spinner. "There's a kind of intensity and focus that reminds me of certain Elton John or Fleetwood Mac songs, these uptempo numbers that are at the same time incredibly emotional and war-like, which is exciting but also a little scary. It's a very private song, about a person being a city, and that city being Jericho. It's a biblical mystery."
Wainwright's full performance, which also features an appearance by Mark Ronson, will appear on PBS sometime this fall. Watch the video below and check out the Artists Den's official website for more information on the air date.