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Riff: Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait”

Aug 29, 2012

“Well I came home/Like a stone/And I fell heavy into your arms”

from I Will Wait lyrics by Mumford & Sons

Touring away from Carey Mulligan can be no fun. But Marcus Mumford professes to wait for his bride in Babel‘s lead single, which, sonically, borders on painful self-pastiche come the plucky crescendo. Are Mumford and Sons one trick, perpetually stomping, ponies?

Riff by Jess Grant

Jess Grant is a UK-based staff writer for SongLyrics. Her articles were initially published by local newspapers and zines; she now writes reviews and features for a wide range of international, award winning art publications.

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