Baby Be Simple

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  • Feist sings on this introspective track about building herself from the ground up: "The joke about dogs is that they feel every moment is an eternity. If they're lamenting, they've always been lamenting and they always will be," the singer explained to The Globe. "And when they're excited, they've always been excited. They forget they were just lamenting. I'm a little like that."

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