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Riff: Ray LaMontagne – “It’s Always Been You”

May 21, 2018

Since the first your eyes found mine/It was all at once I knew/It’s been you, it’s always been you/It’s always been you

from It's Always Been You lyrics by Ray LaMontagne

LaMontagne’s haunting vocals stretch across a sparse landscape, creating a moody atmosphere full of rich emotions. He’s reconnecting with the love of his life and the memory is making him feel new again. Since the moment they locked eyes, he knew that he found the most important person in his life. With the experience fresh in his mind’s eye he’s able to forge on, fearless and inspired.

 

Riff by Jeff Min

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

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