Bill Callahan – “Heaven Help The Child” Video

Tom Breihan | March 28, 2012 - 10:45 am

Indie survivor Bill Callahan recently covered “Heaven Help The Child,” a history-minded 1973 song from country-music outsider Mickey Newbury. And now Callahan’s version has a video, a black-and-white single-shot thing that transposes Callahan’s face with an image of a tree. The video itself is minimal, but more than anything, it’s an excuse to hear Callahan’s cover, which is triumphant. Watch it below.

(via Pitchfork)

A split 7″ that features Callahan’s cover alongside Newbury’s original is out now on Drag City.