Matthew Stephen Ward, better known as plain old M. Ward, appeared on Conan O’Brien’s show last night, where he performed “Primitive Girl” from the just-released A Wasteland Companion. Ward’s solo work sans Zooey Deschanel has always been supremely well crafted and this is no exception. “Primitive Girl” feels like a slice of Dylan-and-the-Band tributary, but few people can pull that off as well as Ward can, as he demonstrates in the clip below. Make sure you stick around for the rippling guitar solo two-thirds of the way through. [via The Audio Perv]
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