Easy Easy

Album: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Marshall is an English singer-songwriter more commonly known by his stage name King Krule. This is the opening track of his debut album, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon, which was released the same day that Marshall turned the ripe old age of 19.
  • Marshall wrote the song when he was 12 years old. He described the track's raw production to MTV News as "Immature and naive," "basic" and "s--t-."

    "That's why I quite like it," he added. "I feel that the album is a very self-centered record, so I wanted to make it apparent that I'd been working on it throughout my life and it had aspects from when I was really young — from my birth — until now. So I wanted to cut it off at a very clear date of 19 years. That seemed the easiest way of doing it."
  • Marshall told The Fly magazine that a lot of things happened to him while making 6 Feet Beneath The Moon. "So many events that haven't been my doing," he explained, "that just sprung up on me. I've been submerged in a lot of things. The album reflects that. 'Easy Easy' is about getting ripped off in a Tesco (supermarket) in Selhurst near Croydon. It's a pain that that happened!"
  • Beyoncé officially endorsed the song on her Beyhive Blog next to her favorite designers and vacation hot spots.
  • Marshall told Q magazine he finds it hard to listen to this song now. "A lot of people took from it that it was a very socially observant song," he said. "But to me it was quite immature rambling about the area (I lived in )."

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