Living of Love
Due to coming across a number of their videos and links over the last few days, I’ve been listening to The Avett Brothers a lot lately. I first encountered them via a Starbucks pick of the week iTunes card featuring “I and Love and You” a few years ago, and have loved their sound ever since. Their performance of “Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise” at last year’s Grammys alongside Mumford and Sons and Bob Dylan is well worth checking out.
Anyway, I was just washing dishes to “Living of Love” and thought, why not share a song on a Friday afternoon? It’s the first time I’ve heard this one, and both the music and the lyrics speak to me today:
For just one chance to find Love was someone that you loved to find For just the sense to try To walk ahead and leave the pain behind If the days aren’t easy and the nights are rough When they ask you what you’re thinking of Say love, say for me love Say love, say for me love Your heart says not again What kind of mess have you got me in But when the feelings there It can lift you up and take you anywhere But the gravel beneath you and the limbs above If anybody asks you where your coming from Say love, say for me love Say love, say for me love Say yes we live uncertainty And disappointments have to be And everyday we might be facing more And yes we live in desperate times But fading words and shaking rhymes There’s only one thing here worth hoping for With Lucifer beneath you and God above If either one of them asks you what your living of Say love, say for me love Say love, say for me love