Mark Mulcahy is revered by many of his peers (Thom Yorke among them) as a singer to emulate. After stints in the bands Polaris and Miracle Legion, Mulcahy - the solo artist - is now able to indulge his creativity without the constraints of fellow band members eager to bring their own ideas to the fore.
On his 1997 solo debut,Fathering, was this track, a simple unadorned beauty. His guitar and voice ringing with empathy for the song's character.
Hey Self Defeater
(thanks to loose music)