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Can you lie next to her
And give her your heart, your heart
As well as your body
And can you lie next to her
And confess your love, your love
As well as your folly
And can you kneel before the king
And say I'm clean, I'm clean

[Chorus:]
But tell me now, where was my fault
In loving you with all my heart
Oh tell me now, where was my fault
In loving you with all my heart

A white blank page and a swelling rage, rage
You did not think when you sent me to the grave, the grave
You desired my attention but denied my affections, my affections

[Chorus]

Lead me to the truth and I will follow you with my whole life
Lead me to the truth and I will follow you with my whole life



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  • cupid276
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    cupid276Apr 20, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    This is a beautiful song. This is one of my favorite Mumford and Sons songs. It's sad that it's not as popular as Little Lion Man and The Cave (which are excellent songs, as well).
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 13, 2013 at 10:20 pm
    This song is a song about anger and hurt. This person has a rage of emotions that their mind is like a white blank page. They are overwhelemed with so much rage because someone that they have loved has left them for someone else. The loved one only liked the attention of being loved but didn't want the committment. The writer's mind is blown away at how after all the time that they have put into this person they would leave them for someone that they barely know. This person easily gave their heart away to this girl they barely knew and shares their folly. This person is completely unaware of how they hurt the one who loved them and claims to be clean, in other words innocent. That is why the hook to this song is called white blank page. This writer is speechless. The second verse mentions swelling rage. That writer is speechless and overwhelmed by so much emotion that it has become a swelling rage. They are contemplating everything that has happened in this situation. The chorus mentions regret and confusion. The writer is thinking where did I go wrong? The last two lines of the song is lead me to the truth and I will follow you with my whole life. I believe that last line is a prayer to God. The writer is asking God for clarity.
  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 13, 2012 at 12:38 am
    It's basically saying "can you be true to yourself in every situation you're faced with. " also kind of a "judgement of god" song( "can you kneel before the king") and even then will that god lead you to the truth.

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