Who Are You Now

Album: Blue Jays (1975)
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Songfacts®:

  • Justin Hayward penned this acoustic song. He explained to ZigZag magazine December 1976 that it is, "a definite statement in as much as it must have happened to everybody - they'd like to know who somebody was or they'd like to see somebody they knew ten years ago, first love, etc."

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  • Brian Patrick from South CarolinaMy favorite song of all time. I don't know why it beats out several other songs, but it's smooth and romantic, and the lyrics are so insightful.
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