Listen to “Joy” by Iron and Wine

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April 16 2013 2:39 PM

Listen to “Joy”

This is a good song for today. Iron and Wine just released the video for “Joy” on Friday; the song comes from Ghost on Ghost, which is out today.

“Deep inside the heart of this troubled mess/ There’s an itty bitty boy tugging hard at your hand,” Samuel Beam sings. “Born bitter as a lemon but you must understand/ that you are bringing me joy.”

David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

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