Jeff Tweedy appeared on CBS This Morning to play two songs: “Bad Day Lately” and “Opaline,” each of which seem on his newest album Love Is the King, launched yesterday. The performances have been shot at the Hideout in Chicago. Check these out beneath.
During an interview with CBS’ Anthony Mason, the Wilco frontman mentioned his quarantine efficiency sequence along with his household and likewise renewed his call for the music industry to do more to support Black communities, citing the Black origins of rock ‘n’ roll and most American well-liked music. “Everybody in my profession—I truly believe—if they have any kind of connection to rock ‘n’ roll, any kind of connection to popular music in the last 100 years, you owe a debt to somebody that wasn’t paid, primarily people that were of African-American descent,” he mentioned. “It’s still an uneven playing field, and I don’t think a lot of people want to believe that, maybe, but it is.”
Love Is the King was launched in full yesterday. Tweedy beforehand launched the singles “Guess Again,” “Love Is the King,” and “Gwendolyn,” the latter of which incorporates a video with cameos from the likes of Jon Hamm, Fred Armisen, Elvis Costello, Courtney Barnett, and extra.
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