"Colleen" is a song by folk artist Joanna Newsom, appearing on her EP Joanna Newsom and the Ys Street Band. It is unique to the EP and is the only song on the EP that is not a re-recording of an earlier song.
Lyrically, the song is sung from the perspective of an amnesiac woman who is overwhelmingly implied to be a selkie (a shape-changing seal-like creature from Irish mythology; they were prone to losing their memories and being convinced… read more
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