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Riff: Dirty Beaches – “Lord Knows Best”

Dec 31, 2012

And you know well that I/Don’t give a damn about anyone but you

from Lord Knows Best lyrics by Dirty Beaches

Dirty Beaches, born as Alex Zhung Hungtai, has awesome taste in music. Sampling Françoise Hardy’s “Voilà” (a video of which he often performs with live), Zhang professes his dedicated love in an almost grave manner, unwittingly channeling the vocal style of Morphine‘s Mark Sandman.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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