Naked As We Came by Iron & Wine (YouTube Version)

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Iron & Wine song about a dying couple leaving the world just the way they came into it.

lyrics

She says "wake up, it's no use pretending"
I'll keep stealing, breathing her.
Birds are leaving over autumn's ending
One of us will die inside these arms
Eyes wide open, naked as we came
One will spread our ashes 'round the yard

She says "If I leave before you, darling
Don't you waste me in the ground"
I lay smiling like our sleeping children
One of us will die inside these arms
Eyes wide open, naked as we came
One will spread our ashes round the yard

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released December 9, 2019
Written by Iron & Wine

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