February 1, 2023

Andrew Chook and Phoebe Bridgers launched the music “I felt a Funeral, in my Mind,” a duet that borrows from legendary poet Emily Dickinson’s work of the identical identify.

Andrew defined that he got here throughout the Dickinson poem (initially launched in 1861) and “discovered it to be essentially the most vivid description of an inside world [he’d] ever encountered,” utilizing it as inspiration for the songs on his newest LP, Inside Issues. The brand new duet pairs strings with mushy guitar and an eerie whistling whereas the lyrics line up intently with the unique supply materials.

“Who higher to sing it with than Phoebe Bridgers?” Andrew mentioned in an announcement. “I despatched her a demo and so, right here we’re. Due to Ms. Dickinson’s writer at Harvard College Press for permitting us to make use of this poem. As I perceive, her poems weren’t printed as she supposed them till the Fifties — that’s, with out the heavy hand of her male editors.”

Earlier this yr, Andrew launched Inside Issues, which included the tracks “Atomized” and “Underlands.”

Along with releasing acclaimed solo singles, Phoebe has collaborated with quite a few artists lately. The indie star can also be the host of Saddest Manufacturing facility Radio, a month-to-month present co-hosted by her drummer and ex-boyfriend, Marshall Vore, on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35).

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