(I Keep A) Close Watch (3:09)

Cover of Fragments of a Rainy Season

From Fragments of a Rainy Season and 1 other release

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    An unsung genius.

    31 Dec 2013 Reply
  • jemly

    it's perfect.

    25 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Liz40


    1 Mar 2012 Reply
  • MrMorizon

    This song is really heartbreaking. It's so lonely and kills you. I also like the version on "Helen of Troy", but seriously, this version is much much better. It's so honest and deep, he looks deep into your heart.

    29 May 2011 Reply
  • dwlx

    Agnes Obel does a cover to die for of this on Philharmonics

    3 Jan 2011 Reply
  • welshcake1

    totally forgot how moving this is!

    28 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Zoltanrah


    12 Sep 2010 Reply
  • keesstad

    John Cale used to end his shows with this song, but seems to have stopped doing that

    6 Oct 2009 Reply
  • umberto71

    this is a monument, esp. the new society-version. Without all those strings, there's the real emotion. When I first heard it, I was hurt

    18 Sep 2008 Reply
  • janeymouse4elms

    If this touches you, you have known hurt

    22 Aug 2008 Reply
  • Magnum357

    love the bagpipes at the end

    1 Mar 2008 Reply
  • fireflyer

    'Tis true.

    17 Jul 2007 Reply
  • jimmy-jimmy

    Holy Shit! Amazing! After all these years, nothing's quite like I Keep A Close Watch.

    15 Jun 2006 Reply

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