Stephen Merritt Empathizes With a Sports Car

'I'm In a Lonely Way' Spot for Volvo

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After the "Wheels on the Car" spot from last month, Volvo has recently debuted a deliberately morose sequel: "I'm in a Lonely Way," which contains yet another song from The Magnetic Fields' Stephen Merritt.

Some gasped when they first heard that the indie pop superhero was -- oh no! -- writing a song just for a commercial. But, besides the fact that he's done it before, fans can rest assured that the new tune will become another classic for the unpredictable baritone.

Here, Merritt narrates from behind the steering wheel of a Lamborghini-esque sports car who spends his dreary life in a showroom while happy masses roll through the seasons in their Volvos. The full version of "I'm in a Lonely Way" is available as a single on iTunes.