Lord Huron, Fool for Love

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Lord Huron’s Fool for Love is a great little catchy tune with a fun, entertaining music video and a cool easter egg. The video is a short story of a “The Fool” confronting Lily’s (his lover) other man, “Big Jim.” This is a classic bar brawl scene where the Fool gets everyone in on the action. At one point in the story he runs under a sign with a phone number on the sign, which I had to call of course. The number is this audio choose your own adventure story where you choose the next steps by choosing numbers on your phone. It is definitely worth checking out.

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Video

Lyrics

I’m leaving this place behind
And i’m heading out on the road tonight
I’m off for the hinterlands
way up north where the tall trees stand
Before I commence my ride I’m asking Lily to be my bride
I know there’s another man but he aint gonna delay my plans
I know she’s gonna be my wife
Gonna fall in love I’m gonna live my life with her
You know I bet he’s not so tough
Ain’t afraid of him cause I’m a fool for love
I come forth to find Big Jim
Well here you are and I guess you’re him
I see how you got your name
You’re tall as hell and broad as a train
You say you’re a hard­-worn man
And the baddest guy in the whole wide land
Well I’m not afraid to fight
Let’s step outside and show you why
I’m hummin’ like a revved up truck
Nevermind the odds I’ma try my luck with her
Just tell me when you’ve had enough
I’m dangerous ‘cause I’m a fool for love
You know you don’t hit half bad
But I’m gonna lay you in the ground tonight
Just wait til I catch my breath
Gonna send you on to an early death
I lie in the drifting snow
Bleeding out as it covers me over
If spring comes before I’m found
Just throw my bones in a hole in the ground
I lost friends along my way
I knew I’d need them eventually
No I’m not afraid to die
Just mad I left Big Jim alive
I know I should’ve never looked back
But you aint gonna win a woman’s heart like that
I never should’ve called his bluff
I was born to lose cause I’m a fool for love
I stare into the endless sky
And a sorry old tale of a love gone by
I drift into the great unknown I really don’t know where I’m going
I stare into the endless sky
And a sorry old tale of a love gone by
I drift into the great unknown
No I really don’t know where I’m going

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