They say songwriters can draw inspiration from anything. Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman often amazes us by taking this idea to the next level.
As Lekman writes on his website, he once received a very unusual gift from a fan while living in Melbourne, Australia: a dead bird sealed in a plastic bag. While Lekman never actually saw the package (it was intercepted by customs), he decided to revisit the incident when asked to write for Esopus Magazine on the theme of “Customer Service.”
Listen to “Regarding a Package” below.