I Stand Corrected

Album: Vampire Weekend (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Singer/guitarist and lyricist Ezra Koenig told Q magazine February 2008 regarding this song about British idioms: "I don't like lyrics that are cut and dried like a Hallmark card."

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  • Nady from Adelaide, Australiathe drums in this song are reeeeally good. what a pretty song
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