Riff: Mac DeMarco – “Robson Girl”

Jan 9, 2013

No one else’s shoulder/I felt could be colder/Loving on the sidelines/Just one straight on my mind

from Robson Girl lyrics by Mac DeMarco

Mac DeMarco keeps an organic base to his stock, and in just a few simple verses a remarkable amount of flavor manages to break through. Here he melts away into a memory like a chunk of wrought iron. But what separates him from others is the even disposition in which it all unfolds.

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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