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Riff: She & Him – “Shadow Of Love”

May 7, 2013

We were so young, we should’ve known/Love’s as brutal as a broken bone

from Shadow Of Love lyrics by She & Him

Channelling Andy Williams‘ “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” this sombre lounge-pop pastiche wraps up the album’s theme of heartache by focusing on a young love which was far too innocent and naive to foresee the shades of grey which would eventually consume its wall of colour; [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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