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Riff: Benjamin Gibbard – “Bigger Than Love”

Oct 8, 2012

Our fate decry, a singularity/A solemn tune, I play a night and dance around the room

from Bigger Than Love lyrics by Benjamin Gibbard

Another love-will-tear-us-apart major key twist, this Former Lives puzzle piece gets a push from Aimee Mann, in which she trades verses with Gibbard as lovers gone awry and the keep pushin’ on, “bigger than love” things that the human heart just has to deal with, like its beautifully still bridge.

Riff by Gavin Paul

Gavin Paul is SONGLYRICS' Editor-in-Chief. Chicago-bred, New York-sculpted, his words and ideas have appeared in publications ranging from Spin and Rolling Stone to The Chicago Sun-Times and Arborist News.

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