Wilco Releases New Song “All Lives, You Say?” In Response To Charlottesville Violence [Listen]
Wilco has released a new song, "All Lives, You Say?," in response to the the weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,. Available exclusively on the band's Bandcamp page, all proceeds from the song will go to the Southern Poverty Law Center in honor of the band's frontman Jeff Tweedy’s late father, Robert L. Tweedy.
"My dad was named after a Civil War general, and he voted for Barack Obama twice," wrote Wilco's Jeff Tweedy in a post accompanying a new track released in response to the race driven violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. "He used to say 'If you know better, you can do better.' America – we know better. We can do better."
The song's lyrics include:
“All lives, all lives you say,
I can see you are afraid.
Your skin is so thin
your heart has escaped."
The full post:
A new Wilco song called "All Lives, You Say?" is available for immediate download with a charitable contribution. Proceeds will go to the Southern Poverty Law Center, in the memory of Jeff Tweedy's father, Robert L. Tweedy (1933-2017).
"My dad was named after a Civil War general, and he voted for Barack Obama twice. He used to say 'If you know better, you can do better.' America – we know better. We can do better." – Jeff Tweedy