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The story behind the song | The Letter Reader
Episode 612th December 2020 • Songbird • Marco North
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What does it take to break a person? Can they be saved? How does it feel to seek revenge on the world? These are the questions that inspired The Letter Reader, track 5 from Heaven Get Behind Me. In this "behind the song" episode we talk about prison, in its many forms. We also discuss the influence of filmmaker Robert Bresson on the themes and characters that inhabit this track.

As always, we listen to the demo version as well as the final mastered version of the track.