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Fleet Foxes – Can I Believe You Lyrics

Can I Believe You Lyrics By Fleet Foxes

Can I believe you?
Can I believe you?
Can I
Ever know your mind?
Am I handing you mine?
Do we both confide?

I see it eat through every word I sow
See what you need to, do you doubt it’s yours
Now I’m learning the ropes
Never get this close
I’ve been wounded before
Hasn’t let me go

It never got less strange, showing anyone just a bare face
If I don’t, well, nothing will change
Staying under my weather all day

Can I believe you when you say I’m good?
I didn’t need to when I wished you would
No it isn’t enough
Never held that much
Now another way up
Been a row too rough

It never got less strange, showing anyone just a bare face
If I don’t, well, nothing will change
Staying under my weather all day

Lately I’m wondering too
What type of desire I can break
When I’m one way with them, one with you
What half is it of me rearranged?

Can I believe you?
Can I believe you?
I want to need you
I want to need you
Can I believe you?
Can I believe you?


In a press release, Sean Pecknold said of the new “Can I Believe You” video:

With this film, I created an interpretation of what trust (or the uncertainty of it) feels like as two characters journey towards one another through a pulsating world. This film also reflects the frustration and lack of human connection brought to all of us during the pandemic of 2020. Our dedicated film crew worked hard to bring this to life and we hope you find metaphors in it you can relate to as you listen to the music and watch the film. As always, Adi Goodrich and I loved bringing Robin’s songs to life with mesmerising visuals. This is the third part of a three-video FF trilogy starring Jade-Lorna Sullivan and Jean Charles.