The Civil Wars Premiere Behind The Scenes Video of “The One That Got Away”

A short eight months ago, The Civil Wars were battling like it was 1863. For mysterious reasons that they politely called “internal discord and irreconcilable differences of ambition,” the duo canceled a good chunk of their world tour. Now they’re back in action, and boy, do they have some fresh material.

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Today the band premiered a behind the scenes video of their studio recording of “The One That Got Away.” The footage captures quiet, intimate moments in the studio. They aren’t laughing or talking to each other; they don’t even touch. What it really shows is the beautiful tensions between the band members, and their drive to produce good music in spite of it. Just watch them look at each other as they both sing “Oh, I wish I’d never, ever seen your face.” I wonder what inspired that verse…

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