By Leah Greenblatt
Updated September 21, 2009 at 07:59 PM EDT
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He’s been covered by artists like R.E.M. the Smashing Pumpkins, and Madonna (no, really), and recorded with everyone from Widespread Panic to Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto.

Now, Georgia-born singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt has teamed up again with Picciotto, plus members of Canadian art-rock collective God Speed You Black Emperor and producer Howard Bilerman (formerly of Arcade Fire) for his new album, At the Cut, out tomorrow on Constellation Records.

Watch the exclusive video for the beautifully bleak ballad “Chain,” below:

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