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Listen: Justin Vernon and The Chieftains’ New Collaboration Available for Streaming

Justin Vernon teams up with The Chieftains for a beautiful rendition of traditional murder ballad,”Down in the Willow Garden”. Singing lead atop sweeping acoustic accompaniment, Vernon softly tells the story of a man who has murdered his lover. Named Ireland’s Musical Ambassadors, The Chieftains are a world renown folk group formed in 1962. Set to-be-released on February 21, Voice of Ages, celebrates 50 years of making music. Other featured artists include The Decemberists, Carolina Chocolate Drops and The Low Anthem. You can stream “Down in the Willow Garden” on Pitchfork.

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