"Knot Comes Loose" is the ninth track on My Morning Jacket's critically acclaimed 2005 album Z. Like "Lay Low" right before it, "Knot Comes Loose" is reminiscent of the earlier My Morning Jacket sound. An acoustic number, the song is a melancholy ballad incorporating folk and country elements similar to the band's work on 2001's At Dawn. To date, "Knot Comes Loose" is one of the few My Morning Jacket songs never to be performed live.
Baby, baby, can't you see that I'm smilin'?
Can't you see, there's a part of me that's brand new?
Used to be, was a part of me felt like hidin'
But now it comes through