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Riff: The Lumineers – “Ho Hey”

Dec 26, 2012

I don’t know where I went wrong(Ho) But I can write a song (Hey)

from Ho Hey lyrics by The Lumineers

Muscling in on Mumford & Sons’ territory, this breakthrough hit from true Americana genre counterpart sees frontman Wesley Schultz try and fail to make sense of his new-found singledom on a breakup tale whose sorrow is masked by a ‘ho-hey’ chant reminiscent of a chorus line of the Seven Dwarfs.

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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