John Legend gives the 'Downton Abbey' theme music some much-needed lyrics; Yes, of course they insult Edith

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!': John Legend Adds Lyrics to the "Downton Abbey" Theme Song

The dearly departed Downton Abbey managed to have terrible things befall Lady Edith at every possible turn, but not during the opening credits, which were merely a simple tour of the Crawley estate, accompanied by the winter of 2010–2011's second-most-important piano melody (after "Runaway," of course). Luckily, John Legend and his angelic voice added lyrics to the Downton theme on Kimmel last night. They point out how #DowntonSoWhite the cast is; how Bates is just the good kind of murderer; and, most importantly, how Edith is terrible. Okay, but how long until we get a remix with some bars from Laura Linney?

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