Night After Night

Album: A Creature I Don't Know (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • Marling sings of a crumbling relationship with a father figure lover accompanied just by her acoustic guitar. The lyric of this sparse waltz is laden with guilt and recrimination. "You were my speaker/My innocence keeper."
  • The song is written in the form of a communication by Marling to her former beau. She told The Independent: "Someone told me a good writing tip is to write conversations with people you can't have conversations with, that it's quite useful for developing characters. I did that a lot while I was writing this album. There's of a lot of one-sided conversations in it."

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