Hanging in the Wire

Album: Let England Shake (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This song features descriptive, shocking lyrics about dead bodies in First World War trenches. Harvey told NME: "There are many collections of letters and writings and interviews with First World War survivors. That story built out of reading many different accounts and trying to put myself in the position of being a voyeur to that actually happening, and how would I relate that in song."

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