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The Mercy Seat | Peaky Blinders

Jean donates a song to the Peaky Blinders soundtrack - a stunning new BBC2 series created by Steven Knight, starring Cillian Murphy, Helen Elizabeth McCrory, and Sam Neill.


Recorded with the City of London Sinfonia, Jean sat behind a Bösendorfer Grand Piano and interpreted the lyrics as being a priest during a sermon, talking about sin and consequences for being sinful. In post-production, an extra layer of detached vocal effects were added to the otherwise fully live-recorded session, in order to create a more untouchable approach to the subject of the song.

The Mercy Seat by Jean Koning