Lover Of The Light Lyrics

Mumford & Sons


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Benjamin Walter David Lovett, Edward James Milton Dwane, Marcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford, Winston Aubrey Aladar Marshall
album: Track 6 in album Babel
release date: 2012-9-13
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length: 5:15
producer: Markus Dravs
mixer: Ruadhri Cushnan
engineer: Robin Baynton
arranger: Mumford & Sons
writer: Ted Dwane, “Country” Winston Marshall, Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett

Cover Art

Mumford & Sons Babel cover art
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In the middle of the night, I may watch you go
There'll be no value in the strength of walls that I have grown
There'll be no comfort in the shade of the shadows thrown
But I'll be yours if you'll be mine

Stretch out my life and pick the seams out
Take what you like, but close my ears and eyes
Watch me stumble over and over

I have done wrong, so build your tower
But call me home and I will build a throne
And wash my eyes out never again

But love the one you hold
And I'll be your goal
To have and to hold
A lover of the light

Skin too tight and eyes like marbles
You spin me high so watch me as I glide
Before I tumble homeward, homeward

I know I tried, I was not stable
Flawed by pride, I miss my sanguine eyes
So hold my hands up, breathe in, breathe out.

But love the one you hold
And I'll be your goal
To have and to hold
A lover of the light

And in the middle of the night, I may watch you go
There'll be no value in the strength of walls that I have grown
There'll be no comfort in the shade of the shadows thrown
You may not trust the promises of the change I'll show
But I'll be yours if you'll be mine

So love the one you hold
And I will be your goal
To have and to hold
A lover of the light

So love the one you hold
And I will be your goal
To have and to hold
A lover of the light


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Babel
  • 2 Whispers in the Dark
  • 3 I Will Wait
  • 4 Holland Road
  • 5 Ghosts That We Knew
  • 6 Lover of the Light
  • 7 Lovers’ Eyes
  • 8 Reminder
  • 9 Hopeless Wanderer
  • 10 Broken Crown
  • 11 Below My Feet
  • 12 Not With Haste