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Riff: The xx – “Swept Away”

Aug 3, 2012

None of this fades when you’re gone away/I’m so far away yet you feel so near

from Swept Away lyrics by The xx

Pulling together a song that goes through transitional phases like the seasons really motivates a successful story from The xx this time around. This, together with hand claps and heavy drum beats pair to inspire the emotional process in being so enthralled by another person.

Riff by Jason Radford

Jason is a Chicago-based art student and staff writer at SongLyrics. Originally from the Twin Cities, his published writing started with a St. Paul Pioneer Press story contest in the fifth grade and the rest was history.

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