Holdin' Out

Album: Storks (2016)
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Songfacts®:

  • The Lumineers trio wrote this song for the animated movie Storks, while on tour in support of their Cleopatra album. However they found penning a tune for a commission wasn't an easy process. "We had only a few days, and there was a moment where we nearly gave up on it happening, but sometimes the best ideas come out of that pressure," vocalist Wesley Schultz told Entertainment Weekly.

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