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Riff: The Civil Wars – “Disarm”

Aug 6, 2013

Disarm you with a smile/And cut you like you want me to/Cut that little child/Inside of me and such a part of you

from Disarm lyrics by The Civil Wars

For once, John Paul White takes the lead as the duo give the Smashing Pumpkinschurch bell-laden ’90′s hit the Iron & Wine treatment. It’s a very beautiful rendition – dare I say it, better than the original.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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