"First Song For B" as written by and Devendra Banhart....
Watch the stream run by you
Watch the Indian chief
Wrapped in blue corn leaves drift by you
Watch you take root in the son's palm
And rise out of the fire
No more being match wood
Only rising higher
I wanna see you be the one who's first light
Harbors in the new day
And see you settle into yourself
And never be afraid
Now I take everything as a good sign
Because I'm in love
I take everything as a sign from God

And now I give myself to you alone
No more knives hang above me
Oh B
Please destroy me, please destroy me
Please destroy me, please destroy me, oh, oh


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"First Song For B" as written by Devendra Banhart

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  • +2
    General Commenti also think this song is based on dev and bianca's relationship - romantic, change, finding bliss in everyday challenges
    krollisasexyhoeon February 08, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this is for Bianca Casady of Cocorosie (with whom he had a relationship). Mostly just from the reference to an 'indian chief'.
    wolfworshipon June 01, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about Devendra Banhart's experience with Ayahuasca.
    salvysilahuaon October 17, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCould be about a child.
    preciousomethingon November 17, 2011   Link

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