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Riff: Citizen Cope – “DFW”

Jan 15, 2013

If all we have is a story to pass and a memory to embrace/And all of this, I had to say goodbye to my baby today

from DFW lyrics by Citizen Cope

Although it initially appeared on 2012’s One Lovely Day, the laid-back hip-hop blues of Citizen Cope’s “DFW” appears tailor-made to soundtrack one particular aspect of Echols’ nightmare, namely the desolation of knowing that he may never see the wife he’d met on Death Row as a free man.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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