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Song of the Day: Jenny Lewis, "The Next Messiah"

Song of the Day: Jenny Lewis, "The Next Messiah"

If you're eager to hear Jenny Lewis's forthcoming album, then you — and I — are in good company. Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard's also ready for Acid Tongue to hit stores, and in a series of YouTube sketches over the past few days, he's been stalking Lewis around her house, demanding to hear some new songs.

Lucky for us, it's hard to say no to Gibbard, so Lewis has rolled out the second track from the new album (we've already heard the title track, "Acid Tongue"). "The Next Messiah" is a lot of things I'm not used to hearing from Lewis. For one, it's just a lot of song – more than eight minutes, in fact, with several long jam sessions interspersed between the singing. It's bluesy at times, funky at others, and there's a cool shift just after the five-minute mark, when the male backing vocals really kick in and Lewis's voice gets a lot more raw and desperate. On my initial listen, I like the track, but I think it will come alive a lot more in live shows, when the band can really let loose and just rock.

To hear the song for yourself, just

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chancleta chancleta 8 years
next messiah? maybe she wrote it for obama ;)(teasing)
chancleta chancleta 8 years
next messiah? maybe she wrote it for obama ;) (teasing)
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I love Jenny Lewis! I think that she is having a live show in my area soon, so maybe I will check it out.
nancita nancita 8 years
I love this rather trippy rock direction she's taking. Very unexpected but it works well with her voice.
Ineedclarity Ineedclarity 8 years
Love it. Can't wait for the album to come out.
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