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Riff: The xx – “Unfold”

Sep 4, 2012

Oh, out of sight out of mind/It doesn’t mean you’re not mine

from Unfold lyrics by The xx

Madley Croft plucking out a solitary aqua-reverb guitar bit, Oliver Sim digging the lyric knife out of his chest, Jami xx a mile away skipping stones in the audio pond of it all – Sim and Madley Croft diving into it with a harrowing echo. Out of sight is clearly not out of mind.

Riff by Gavin Paul

Gavin Paul is SONGLYRICS' Editor-in-Chief. Chicago-bred, New York-sculpted, his words and ideas have appeared in publications ranging from Spin and Rolling Stone to The Chicago Sun-Times and Arborist News.

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