Mouth's Cradle

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  • This song was written during and just after Björk's pregnancy and the birth of her daughter. The song talks about her partner at the time, and how loyal he is to her. It also reflects the joys of motherhood, including breast feeding. >>
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    Oliver - Albury, Australia

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  • EmiefDoes anyone know what instrument (I'm assuming it's an instrument) opens the song? It's an ostinato that continues throughout the introduction. Is it just a synth?
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