Song of the Day: Josh Ritter's "The Curse"
Published: April 17, 2012 01:58PM
Updated: April 17, 2012 01:58PM

This summer, Idaho native Josh Ritter will headline at Red Butte Garden, and last summer a friend of ours drove all the way from Chicago to watch him at the venerated venue. He inspires that type of passion in fans.

Here is a song from his most recent album, a song that is the best song ever written about a mummy who falls in love with the archaeologist who invades his tomb. It could have been a laughable disaster. Instead, it's heartbreaking: