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"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… read more

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I slept all day
I woke with distaste
And I railed
And I raved
That the difference between
The sprout and the bean
It is a golden ring
It is a twisted…

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