And I hear of your coming and your going in the town

from Mumford & Sons – Where Are You Now Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Ah, a bit of ambiguity! Has our Marcus heard the stories of his once-lover while he was in the town, or has he instead heard the stories of her actions in the town?

While it may seem irrelevant, the first interpretation makes it seem like the object of his affection is reputable among others. However, the latter sense suggests that she is popular for another reason…

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