MJ Lenderman has released a new song titled “Knockin,” which is his second track for Anti-. The song is a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin on Heaven’s Door,” with a twist added by golfer John Daly, who contributed an extra verse about golfing to the rendition. Lenderman recently performed this song at the Newsound Music Festival in Chicago. He explained that he was inspired to include the song in his set list after watching John Daly videos. The live performance of “Knockin” became a hit for MJ Lenderman & The Wind, prompting him to professionally re-record it.
Before “Knockin,” Lenderman had released “Rudolph” in July, marking his first song since the release of Boat Songs the previous year. Additionally, he is part of Wednesday’s Rat Saw God, which was released on Dead Oceans in April.
If you’re interested, you can check out the 18 Best Moments From Newsound Music Festival 2023, which likely features some highlights from MJ Lenderman’s performance.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Knockin on Heaven’s Door
What is the title of MJ Lenderman’s new song?
The title of MJ Lenderman’s new song is “Knockin.”
Whose song did MJ Lenderman cover with “Knockin”?
MJ Lenderman covered Bob Dylan’s song “Knockin on Heaven’s Door.”
What unique twist did MJ Lenderman add to the cover?
MJ Lenderman incorporated an extra verse about golfing, inspired by golfer John Daly.
Where did MJ Lenderman perform “Knockin” recently?
MJ Lenderman performed “Knockin” during his set at the Newsound Music Festival in Chicago.
What prompted MJ Lenderman to professionally re-record “Knockin”?
The song “Knockin” became a staple of MJ Lenderman & The Wind’s live set, leading him to re-record it professionally.
What were the previous releases by MJ Lenderman before “Knockin”?
Before “Knockin,” MJ Lenderman released the single “Rudolph” in July and the album “Boat Songs” the previous year.
What other projects is MJ Lenderman involved in?
MJ Lenderman is also part of Wednesday’s Rat Saw God, which was released on Dead Oceans in April.