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Author Topic: (11) Floating Away  (Read 16208 times)

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Re: (11) Floating Away ##* Spoiler Lyrics *##
« Reply #75 on: November 19, 2018, 12:44:10 pm »
The general ambience of this song reminds me very much of "Spooky"! 

Goin' into Tow Law....

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Re: (11) Floating Away ##* Spoiler Lyrics *##
« Reply #76 on: November 20, 2018, 12:41:34 pm »
"My brush my wooden flail
My ancient thresher"


What are these things hinting to?

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Re: (11) Floating Away ##* Spoiler Lyrics *##
« Reply #77 on: November 20, 2018, 01:32:58 pm »
A flail is used in farming - as a thresher - in threshing - that is seperating the grain from the stuff round it - literally the wheat fro the chaff. He is using it as a metaphor  - the paint brush stripping away to what is important, the way a flail and thresher does in farming?

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Re: (11) Floating Away ##* Spoiler Lyrics *##
« Reply #78 on: November 20, 2018, 03:30:04 pm »
A flail is used in farming - as a thresher - in threshing - that is seperating the grain from the stuff round it - literally the wheat fro the chaff. He is using it as a metaphor  - the paint brush stripping away to what is important, the way a flail and thresher does in farming?

Thank you!  That's it!  :smack  :wave

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Re: (11) Floating Away
« Reply #79 on: December 10, 2018, 06:40:27 pm »
I always listen to this song, then I want to listen to Rudiger:) Beautiful
"My first guitar had to be red...

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Re: (11) Floating Away
« Reply #80 on: October 28, 2020, 11:59:05 pm »
I just realised how much 'Floating Away' reminds me of this song:


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Re: (11) Floating Away
« Reply #81 on: October 29, 2020, 02:02:00 pm »
Wow, nice find, it really have something similar, LOL
You might get lucky, now and then

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Re: (11) Floating Away
« Reply #82 on: October 29, 2020, 02:28:53 pm »
Wow, nice find, it really have something similar, LOL

Even more in this version:


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Re: (11) Floating Away ##* Spoiler Lyrics *##
« Reply #83 on: October 29, 2020, 02:51:54 pm »
The general ambience of this song reminds me very much of "Spooky"! 



This one has something too...
You might get lucky, now and then

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Re: (11) Floating Away
« Reply #84 on: January 11, 2022, 08:28:55 pm »
...But I need a pair of boots
About as heavy as boots can be...

I think these words are the key to this song.
"My first guitar had to be red...

 

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