Riff: Mumford & Sons – “Not With Haste”

Oct 5, 2012

And I was broke, I was on my knees/You said ‘yes’ as I said, ‘please’

from Not With Haste lyrics by Mumford & Sons

Babel comes full-circle with this slow-burn closer, in which Marcus Mumford finally happens upon love for a certain Carey Mulligan – his proposal to whom is briefly touched on in the lyrics – and, most importantly, for himself, with Mumford confidently roaring: “This ain’t no sham, I am what I am.”

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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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