Made by Maid

Album: I Speak Because I Can (2010)
  • Marling explained to The Fly that song is based on a heart-rending tale of an abandoned child growing up alone and being excluded by society.
  • Marling told Uncut magazine April 2010 that this is the song on I Speak Because I Can she's most proud of. She explained: "It's the truest folk song I've ever written because it's a story from start to finish. I heard this old folk tale about a child being abandoned in the woods on the day it was born, and having to raise itself, then years later finding itself in a town and realising it's totally alien from everyone else. I thought that was an interesting analogy for the way you're brought up and what you know is the only thing that can define you."

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