The Muse: Whitehorse, “Peterbilt Coalmine”

Luke Doucet just wasn’t made for these times. “I been listening to the radio sometimes, and it’s making my backbone wilt,” he sings at the beginning of “Peterbilt Coalmine,” a bitter, biting tune about an old-school musician trying to find his place in today’s world. At least he’s got the company of bandmate Melissa McClelland, who keeps Doucet’s fire contained with some cooing, cooling harmonies.