I Was an Eagle
Laura Marling Lyrics


So your grandmother sounds to me
A woman I would be proud to be
And you say she reminds you of me
Every little boy is so naive, oh

I will not be a victim of romance
I will not be a victim of circumstance
Chance or circumstance or romance, or any man
Who could get his dirty little hands on me
So your grandfather sounds like me
Head up, shoulders back and proud to be
Every little girl is so naive
Falling in love with the first man that she sees

I will not be a victim of romance
I will not be a victim of circumstance
Chance or circumstance or romance, or any man
Who could get his dirty little hands on me

When we were in love, if we were
When we were in love
I was an eagle
And you were a dove

Today I will feel something other than regret
Pass me a glass and a half-smoked cigarette
I've damn near got no dignity left
I've damn near got no dignity left, oh

I will not be a victim of romance
I will not be a victim of circumstance
Chance or circumstance or romance, or any man
Who could get his dirty little hands on me

When we were in love, if we were
When we were in love
I was an eagle
And you were a dove

When we were in love, if we were
When we were in love
You were a dove
And I rose above you and preyed

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
Written by: LAURA BEATRICE MARLING

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Comments from YouTube:

Ahmed Kunbargi

Yo wtf, why is this song so bloody brilliant?

kristi 449

Ahmed Kunbargi if you have to ask, you’ll never get it.

Cher Dunn

Laura Marling taught my cold American heart how to feel.

A Brave Bird Saved

It’s not “prayed “ in the lyrics , it’s “ preyed “ big difference!

akk4lifex2yo

4th comment, cryin shame

Shakhizada Issagaliyeva

Love this song with all my heart 😍

Ikoikjji

I love this song so much

Big Steve In Charge of the Soul Cages.

Got you back this time never to loose. 4,102.... another ten million to follow.

Angel Gomez

I'm a man who's not afraid to say that this song is magic

Benjamin Reynolds

@Adrinopaulindromeus Ha ha. Too funny!

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