Cast your minds back, dear readers, to earlier this year when Peaky Blinders was in full swing. The brilliant Jehnny Beth, of Savages fame, used the show’s soundtrack to debut a snippet of new material, and now she’s shared the whole track.
A blistering offering, ‘I’m The Man’ is the second solo work to come from Jehnny Beth, with the first being her soundtrack for the Chelsea Manning documentary, XY Chelsea.
“‘I’m The Man’ is an attempted study on humankind,” Jehnny says, of the track, “what we define as evil and the inner conflict of morality. Because it is much easier to label the people who are clearly tormented by obsessions as monsters than to discern the universal human background which is visible behind them. However, this song has not even a remote connection with a sociological study, collective psychology, or present politics; It is a poetic work first and foremost. Its aim is to make you feel, not think.”
The track also lands ahead of her new new television show, ECHOES, which is set to air later this year.
Listen to ‘I’m The Man’ below.
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