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Riff: The Lumineers – “Stubborn Love”

Jan 2, 2013

She’ll tear a hole in you, the one you can’t repair/But I still love her, I don’t really care

from stubborn love lyrics by The Lumineers

There’s nothing groundbreaking about “Stubborn Love.” It’s a simple ode, emphasizing the ebb and flow, the pain and pleasure, of love and loss. The song holds a nice balance to it, and although the theme has been done to death it’s refreshing, from time to time, to revisit the simple facts of life.

Riff by Jeff Min

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

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