England

Album: Let England Shake (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This love letter to Harvey's home country and the dying throes of its Empire borrows from a love song, sung by a Kurdish singer called Kaseem Miro. Harvey told NME about the sample: "It's a beautiful, beautiful song, that I was listening to at the time of writing the album. I felt like there was a possibility there to marry the two, in the way our voices meet at certain points and somehow bring those two different worlds together."

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