This month, Jeff Tweedy releases his memoir Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording With Wilco, Etc. You can now learn an excerpt over at Rolling Stone. In the passage, Tweedy discusses his opiates habit within the early 2000s and its impact on the creation of Wilco’s 2004 album A Ghost Is Born. “I thought I was going to die,” he writes. “Every song we recorded seemed likely to be my last. Every note felt final.”
Tweedy additionally discusses how his wrestle affected his lyrical method for the album and his purpose for the finished work to assist his sons “reconstruct my worldview, to have some deeper connection to the dad they’d lost.” Find the excerpt at Rolling Stone.