“When we were doing “Winter Winds” which Winston wrote, it was the winter and we were huddled around and we were aware of how he was feeling at the time and we stood around in this circle in Ben’s kitchen and just sang together for about three hours, pretty much just that chorus. Over and over again. And there was like a sort of… I guess there was a sense of triumph in it, mixed with the other things that he was feeling. We never even mentioned but sort of understood.”—Marcus Mumford, Drinks With: Mumford & Sons
You tell me stories of the sea And the ones you left behind Goodbye to the roses on your street Goodbye to the paintings on your wall Goodbye to the children we’ll never meet And the ones we left behind
“Like” if you sing Mumford and Sons with a British accent even if you’re not British. Examples include “Wot a wretched man I’ve become,” “And all these things I cawnt describe,” and “Will you dawnce with me down Grafton Street.” Raise your hand if you’re guilty. * raising hand *
hehehe well, thank you.. that is so flattering.. in a way :P but mumford and sons is kind of at the top of my list of bands to see so the fact that you're seeing them kinda balances out the jealousy on my part.
“We called ourselves Mumford & Sons because we liked the idea of an old-fashioned family-owned store that sold cheese and whiskey, cigarettes and tools, stuff you cannot live without. And we tried to write music that felt sort of natural and… necessary.”—Marcus Mumford in an interview with SPIN