Where do songwriters get their inspiration? If you’re Will Butler, it’s in the daily pages of The Guardian newspaper. Ahead of the release of his solo album, Policy, next month, he’s decided to write a new song each day this week inspired by what he reads in the paper.
Yesterday, he was all over the Greek debt crisis after he read this story. Here’s what came out of it.
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Obviously, this is a commercial/promotion tie-in with the Guardian. They want you to check their website each afternoon this week (GMT, of course) for a new song.