The third song on the album ONCE I WAS AN EAGLE was
described by NME this way:

Descending notes take us somewhere deeper but essentially the same song lingers. "Damn all those people who don't lose control," – Marling's fiercer now – "Who will never take a foot out of life". It's a restrained litany of anger and regret, but the layers pile on, piano now.

YOU KNOW

Laura Marling

Damn all those people
Who don't lose control
Who will never take a foot out of life
You might not think that I care
But you don't know what I know

And damn all those hippies
Who stomp empty footed
Upon all what's good
All what's pure of the world
You might not think that I care
But you don't know what I know

Bless all those mothers
Who do all they can
Just to take the faults out of the line
I might not know what it's like
But I'm glad that you know

Give me a minute there
Just a minute now
It'll come back to me

And I was so sure
But you
Free wheelin' troubadour
You took my mind off the scene
And you, I know, I know
I know that you know

You asked me blind once
If I was a child once I said I'm really not sure
How can you know
How can you know
What it is you don't know

We were a pair once
Of no such despair once
We were a child then I'm sure
But if we were a child then I'm sure
But if we were a child then
We are children no more

Below is a guitar tutorial for the song by Quentin Ames.



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