One day Justin Vernon answered his phone, and Peter Gabriel was on the other end. There’s no recording of the conversation, but we bet it kind of went like this:
Peter Gabriel: Hi Justin Vernon, this is Peter Gabriel, and I’m doing a covers record. I’d like to do a cover of your most excellent song “Flume” from your album For Emma, Forever Ago if you wouldn’t mind.
Justin Vernon: Um, hi Peter Gabriel. You’d like to do what with the what now?
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