.
Karen Elson
'Milk and Honey'

In this black-and-white live clip, multitalented British singer-songwriter and model Karen Elson presents a sparse, chilling rendition of Jackson C. Frank's "Milk and Honey." With quick shots of Elson and her accompanying guitarist, the images fade, morph and drift with each other as Elson sings in front of an old-fashioned fireplace. Originally written by the late folk singer Frank, Elson encountered "Milk and Honey" in a different way.

"I first heard a version recorded by Sandy Denny ,and it's haunted me ever since," she says. "I covered the song live and it began to take on a whole new meaning. The lyrics are sorrowful, yet a poetic take on the season's changing and love. It reminds me of a Rilke poem."

Related
Jack White and Karen Elson Celebrating Separation With Divorce Party


blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

www.expandtheroom.com