Andrew Bird, Matt Berninger Duet on “A Lyke Wake Dirge”

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 07.08.14 in News

If Matt Berninger’s theme song alongside former Civil Wars singer Joy Williams wasn’t enough of a reason to tune into Turn, we now have the complete studio version of “A Lyke Wake Dirge,” a duet between the National frontman and Andrew Bird that was first played during the show’s season finale. As you might imagine given its status as a traditional song about lost souls, the duo’s take is a spine-tingler, taken to another level by Berninger’s deep baritone and Bird’s violent violin outbursts.

Stream it in full below…