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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #220 on: 13 Nov 2019, 00:30 »


Edit: It's really jamming tonight.

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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #224 on: 16 Nov 2019, 02:43 »
Yeah, good call on not posting the goofy Chevy Chase video. Distracts from an actually really good song! (laugh)

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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #225 on: 21 Nov 2019, 08:04 »
I've been rereading the Discworld series. Guess which book I'm up to…



Spoiler: ShowHide
Wrong; it's actually Hogfather. But I've been checking out different versions of the Phantom since Maskerade.

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #226 on: 21 Nov 2019, 13:20 »
Nice change of pace, Snarky.

Sorry, I know we've already had our TOOL moment, but if I'm to be true to the 'what song are you listening to right now' topic:

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #227 on: 23 Nov 2019, 11:18 »


If anyone cares to share, how do you interpret the lyrics in this song?

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #228 on: 23 Nov 2019, 12:47 »

My impressions it's about pedophilia (a boy baited with the money by an older man), still I don't get the meaning of the red hand. Maybe a mark as The scarlet letter by N. Hawthorne?
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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #229 on: 23 Nov 2019, 13:05 »

My impressions it's about pedophilia (a boy baited with the money by an older man), still I don't get the meaning of the red hand. Maybe a mark as The scarlet letter by N. Hawthorne?
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That has always been my interpretation since I first heard it: a song with reference to sexual assault. However, I see that most people online interpret the red hand to be God's wrath or something a bit more specific to Ireland: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Ulster

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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #230 on: 23 Nov 2019, 15:28 »
I heard that (again) recently when I watched Scream and Scream 2 for Halloween, and I remember thinking that it was probably about God. ("You're one microscopic cog in his catastrophic plan, designed and directed by his red right hand.") And apparently it's an allusion to Paradise Lost.

Listening again, it seems to me like it's about "The Man," a catch-all for authority structures that have the power to upend your life: the military, drug syndicates, Hollywood…

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #231 on: 23 Nov 2019, 18:07 »
I heard that (again) recently when I watched Scream and Scream 2 for Halloween, and I remember thinking that it was probably about God. ("You're one microscopic cog in his catastrophic plan, designed and directed by his red right hand.") And apparently it's an allusion to Paradise Lost.

Listening again, it seems to me like it's about "The Man," a catch-all for authority structures that have the power to upend your life: the military, drug syndicates, Hollywood…

Yeah, I agree. I guess that's it. I mean, even the sexual predator fits into the interpretation of overwhelming power that can change a life forever. I guess it is a song about the phenomena of overwhelming power in all its forms.

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #232 on: 24 Nov 2019, 02:46 »
Listening again, it seems to me like it's about "The Man," a catch-all for authority structures that have the power to upend your life: the military, drug syndicates, Hollywood…

That's always been my interpretation, but I never really sat and analyzed the lyrics.

Good track, though.

This one was playing as I responded:


Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #233 on: 26 Nov 2019, 12:45 »
Cheers dact. Hadn't heard of these guys. I like the reverb on the voice in the chorus and the fat, fuzzy base. Sort of reminds me of a Killers/OK GO sort of feel. Speaking of which:



Edit: wow this brings back memories of summer 2014!
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Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #234 on: 26 Nov 2019, 23:20 »

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #235 on: 27 Nov 2019, 03:25 »
Jarvis Cocker is always the right answer. Not sure I've heard this track? I'm totally going to listen to this when I'm home and not on mobile.

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #236 on: 05 Dec 2019, 17:54 »
I so lonely.



Edit: I see some Madrugada above! Good stuff, have you heard of Torgeir Waldemar - my current Norwegian of choice?


Hear me out, the guitar in the chorus of this Peter Gabriel track ("Digging in the dirt, stay with me I need support..." etc) has some similarity to your track, Haggis. I love that guitar effect, sort of dreamy reverb.


Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #237 on: 07 Dec 2019, 16:55 »
Say what you will about Miley Cyrus, but she really does nail Silent Night:



It actually completely saves A Very Murray Christmas, which is otherwise not worth the money that went into making it! (And I say that as a Bill Murray megafan!)

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #238 on: Yesterday at 18:38 »


Anyone going to hop on this Christmassy tangent, or are we all a bunch of humbugs?  (roll)

Re: What song are you listening to right now?
« Reply #239 on: Yesterday at 20:31 »
Anyone going to hop on this Christmassy tangent, or are we all a bunch of humbugs?  (roll)

Sure :P