The 39-year-old singer has been laying low since the release of her fourth studio album in June 2012, although she hasn’t been completely under the radar.
Three years ago, Apple covered the song “Pure Imagination” from the 1971 film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” for an online Chipotle fast food ad.
In 2014, she surfaced again to write the opening theme, “Container”, for Showtime drama “The Affair.” She also did spot performances to support Blake Mills while he was on tour. They had previously collaborated on an acoustic version of her 2013 song “I know.”
Other than that, pretty much nada.
Hopefully, her new ditty signals another emergence. Her voice, songs and haunting lyrics would be welcomed in the age of Trump.
She posted the video earlier this week. It has a cinema vérité quality. It looks like she filmed it on her iPhone.
Check out the video below and the full lyrics. Feel free to sing along, if you feel it, and be sure check out the ending. Follow IM on Twitter for the latest music news.
Trump’s nuts roasting on an open fire
as he keeps nipping at his foes.
you’ll cry creepy uncle
every time he arrives
for he keeps clawing at your clothes
everybody knows some money and entitlement
can help to make the season white
mothers of color with their kids out of sight
will find it hard to sleep at night.
They know that truuump is on his way.
he’s got black boys in hoodies locked up on his sleigh
and every working man is going to cry
when they learn that Letch don’t care how you live or if you die
Sooo I’m offering this simple phrase
for kids from 1 to 92
although it’s been said many times, many ways
Merry Christmas to you