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jeff w
jeff w
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Re: Cobra & Phases - song-specific thoughts

*applauds*

hito wrote:

4.Blips, Drips and Strips
The start is a bit shaky. The Mary parts save it.


A bit harsh; it's supposed to be jagged and Emil-like. It's in some silly time signature, 10/8 I think.

When they did this live, Tim made Mary play the marimba part at the end on guitar (!!). Naturally, she pulled it off with aplomb.

hito wrote:

Sounds like it should be the end of the album (and just as well could have been)

Yeah. Again the record is ending but wait...

The album ends again.


I know what you mean. This is also what I meant when I suggested listening to it in two chunks. Otherwise, you are kinda willing it to end by the time you get to Strobo. Oh wait, there's more?

hito wrote:

17. With Friends like these
One of their best B sides. Funny, political and poppy.


Agree totally. I would have liked to have seen this on the album instead of e.g. The Spiracles.

Oct 11, 2013, 19:41



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