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Riff: Passenger – “Let Her Go”

Aug 16, 2013

Staring at the bottom of your glass/Hoping one day you’ll make a dream last

from Let Her Go lyrics by Passenger

It’s hard to determine the biggest crime here – the well-worn ‘you don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone’ sentiment, Passenger’s hideously affected vocal which borders on parody or the irritatingly twee acoustic folk-pop production which makes Ed Sheeran sound like Bob Dylan; [LISTEN].

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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