Sprout and the Bean (4:31)

Cover of The Milk-Eyed Mender

From The Milk-Eyed Mender and 13 other releases

“Sprout and the Bean” is a single by Joanna Newsom. The A-side is from her album The Milk-Eyed Mender, while the B-side, “What We Have Known”, is a re-recording of the track originally appearing on the self-released Yarn and Glue EP. The CD also contains the video for “Sprout and the Bean” which was directed by Terri Timely. The song has been used in commercials and films such as The Strangers, as well as a tourism advert for Melbourne, Australia. The harp intro was also used in a Victoria’s Secret ad.

In 2009, Pitchfork Media named “Sprout & The Bean” the 229th best song of the 2000s.

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