Somebody There

Album: Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Plant singing about removing the tough exterior he'd developed as he became successful in the music business. "As adults we have to put our shoulders back, but when I was a kid I saw everything as being absolutely beautiful – there was nothing but wonderment," he explained to The Independent. "In the early part of my time in Zeppelin I wrote naively, but I loved all that mystery of the dark past and the Queen of Light. Unfortunately, I had it taken away from me bit by bit."

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