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Michael Shannon Performs Song He Wrote at 15 About Armadillos - Watch Now!

Michael Shannon Performs Song He Wrote at 15 About Armadillos - Watch Now!

Michael Shannon is opening up about his music days!

While promoting his new Hulu series Nine Perfect Strangers on Late Night with Seth Meyers, the 47-year-old actor talked about writing songs as a teen, before performing the first song he ever wrote.

Click inside to watch his performance!

“I wrote my first song at 15,” Michael said, revealing that the song was about a smelly armadillo.

“I imagined an armadillo in the desert struggling to survive, which is how I very much felt as my 15-year-old self,” Michael explained. “I could identify with that.”

Michael then took out a guitar and started performing his “The Armadillo Song.”

“I wake up, and it’s a sunny day / I shake my head, and I crawl away / My stomach growls, I have not been fed / And visions of cactus pears prick the insides of my head,” Michael sang. “And the Earth stands still as I punch through the heat / The white-hot sand, it burns the bottoms of my feet / I’m an armadillo with a hard shell / I look scared and ugly and I got a strange smell, yeah.”

Find out when Michael‘s star-studded new movie Bullet Train will be released in theaters!

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