"Anyone who has toured as long as I have, or who has traveled as extensively, and says that they’ve never cheated is lying. Trying to cope with the balance between home life and road life has been a theme in my music since early Red House Painters records. You get into a deep enough conversation with anyone— an accountant, whoever— and stuff comes out. Crazy things happen at those work conventions, or at a wedding on a drunken night. We’re all human and life is complicated. You really think all of those indie music dorks go to SXSW every year to check out music? They go there to wear their laminates and act important and try to get laid."

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek on his new song “The Bird That Has a Broken Wing” in our latest feature interview.