Listen to Liz Phair’s ‘Mesmerizing’ from The Handmaid’s Tale, Season 4, Ep. 10, The Wilderness

American singer songwriter Liz Phair’s ‘Mesmerizing‘ was one of the tracks played on The Handmaid’s Tale last night — The Handmaid’s Tale, Season 4, Episode 10, “The Wilderness” season finale — which aired on June 16th, 2021.

The song was heard playing as June and Emily are talking in the kitchen.

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Liz Phair’s ‘Mesmerizing‘ was first released on the singer’s debut studio album Exile in Guyville┬áin 1993 via Matador Records.

While not an enormous commercial success at the time, Exile in Guyville was still released to critical acclaim.

In the last 25-plus years it has gone on to be placed on several Best Albums of All Time critics’ lists including one at Rolling Stone.

Phair’s lyrics are often especially mentioned as being some of the best and most honest.

A remastered version of the album was released in 2019.

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Listen to Liz Phair’s ‘Mesmerizing‘ (the Remastered version) as heard on The Handmaid’s Tale in the video below, and on the Spotify player.

As for The Handmaid’s Tale, last night’s episode ended its fourth season but, as Hulu has already renewed the drama for a fifth season, there is still plenty more to look forward to.

 

Michelle Topham
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