Connaissais de Face

by Khruangbin

Khruangbin is an American musical trio from Houston, Texas, formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald Ray "DJ" Johnson Jr. on drums. The band is known for blending global music influences, classic soul, dub and psychedelia. Their debut album, The Universe Smiles Upon You (2015),…




"It makes me think of that place"
"I remember, we used to listen to that song for days on end"
"I couldn't get it out of my head"
"Well, it brings back memories"
"Have you heard from Josephine?"
"She was always running"
"And I was always swimming"
"I would have loved to swim, but I had to work"
"Who do you remember?"
"I remember John, and Dario"
"He asked me to marry him"
"I'm not surprised"

Tu nous connaissais de face
Tu nous
Connaissais pas par nom
Tu nous connaissais de face
Tu nous
Connaissais pas par nom

"Do you remember Lou?"
"Well of course, she took care of everything"
"She was very much like my grandmother"
"She knew how to enjoy life"
"Shouldn't we all?"
"What about the hurricane?"
"When the whole city shut down"
"Yes, but, my lights were still on"
"They always were"
"I didn't know it at the time"
"Time changes everything"

Tu nous connaissais de face
Tu nous
Connaissais pas par nom
Tu nous connaissais de face
Tu nous
Connaissais pas par nom

Tu nous connaissais de face
Tu nous
Connaissais pas par nom
Tu nous connaissais de face
Tu nous
Connaissais pas par nom

"I've lived at least nine lives"
"So are you a cat?"
"A tiger, is a kind of cat" (Tu nous connaissais de face)
"Have you earned your stripes?"
Tu nous connaissais de face
"I like to go where I choose to go"
Tu nous connaissais de face
"So you have?"
"Maybe you do too"
Tu nous connaissais de face
Tu nous connaissais de face

Written by: Mark Stefan Speer, Laura Lee Manders

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