Entitlement

Album: Lazaretto (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This gentle ivory-tinkling number finds White railing against the 21st century's younger generation's desire for instant gratification. White practices what he preaches. For instance, at home he only allows his two children, Scarlett and Hank, to play with mechanical toys.

    "There's romance and beauty in that in a real physical way," he told The Observer, "and that's more important for them than to just quickly cop to video games and iPads."
  • White did a memorable version of this song with his fiddle player Lillie Mae Rische at the Fontainebleau Castle in France as part of the "Take Away Shows" series from the production company La Blogothèque.

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