Jeffrey Lewis on writing a political song

November 21, 2008

In his latest New York Times blog, Jeffrey Lewis talks about wanting to make a political song in support of Barack Obama.

Seems like an unnecessary idea seeing as how nearly every other musician stood behind Obama, as I noted in an earlier blog. Once I got past the mundane subject of his song, I enjoyed reading about his creative process in writing the song.

All of the blogs on the Measure for Measure New York Times series are amazing. It’s the only place I’ve found on the web where artists are so willing to reveal all the little details that go into writing a song.

Here’s what Jeffrey Lewis came up with:


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