Huck and Jim

Album: Always Ascending (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • This song involves Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos taking an imagined trip to America during which he hangs out with Mark Twain's 19th century literary characters Huckleberry Finn and his runaway slave pal Jim. Kapranos explained to Q Magazine: "Huck and Jim are actually the perfect metaphor for why America is so f--ked up right now."

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