Watching the Sky?

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Watching the Sky?

Post by yyzmoose » Fri Jan 02, 2004 2:09 pm

Where is this 'hidden' track? :?: Its been a while since I listened to this album, I don't remember stumbling across anything not on the tracklist.
And now for something completly different...

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Post by Theremin » Fri Jan 02, 2004 2:12 pm

Its the little recorder and drum outro at the very end of the disc. It sounds like part of the previous track, but if you watch your CD player or play it on your computer, it is technically a different track.
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Post by Theremin » Fri Jan 02, 2004 2:27 pm

Clarifying; Watching the Sky is track j), the second half of track 9, on the back of the album. Track 9 is supposedly 5:38 with both parts, i) and j). However, it is actually 5:43. Watching the Sky is, secretly, the fabled ):59 track 10. Its not really a secret, more of a mislabelling. :lol:
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Sometimes it seems to me as if I'm just being used
Gotta stay awake, gotta try and shake off this creeping malaise
If I don't stand my own ground, how can I find my way out of this maze?

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Post by Sam Gamgee » Fri Jan 02, 2004 2:28 pm

That song is only a minute or so long, but it's my favorite on the album. Well.... *paralyzed by indecision* You can't really compare recorders to juicy prog easily, so I can't really say whether it was my favorite. But I love that song! I only wish I could play it myself.
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Post by Theremin » Fri Jan 02, 2004 2:30 pm

Forget the militaresque drums, what we really need is a 12 minute epic song comprised entirely of overdubbed recorders and drumset. Also, it would need a Theremin :lol: .
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Sometimes it seems to me as if I'm just being used
Gotta stay awake, gotta try and shake off this creeping malaise
If I don't stand my own ground, how can I find my way out of this maze?

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Post by Sam Gamgee » Fri Jan 02, 2004 2:36 pm

That would be cool! And I forgot what a Theremin sounds like, but that's ok! I'm cool with the recorders!
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Post by Alatar » Fri Jan 09, 2004 8:06 am

Think of the chorus to Good Vibrations. Or of a bad 50's horror movie.
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Post by Theremin » Fri Jan 09, 2004 10:44 pm

Those 50s horror movies were only bad because they didn't have enough theremin in them... :D
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Sometimes it seems to me as if I'm just being used
Gotta stay awake, gotta try and shake off this creeping malaise
If I don't stand my own ground, how can I find my way out of this maze?

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Post by johnc » Sat Jan 10, 2004 12:38 am

Sam Gamgee wrote:But I love that song! I only wish I could play it myself.


Then pull out Bob and start practicing!!! :)

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Post by Sam Gamgee » Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:57 am

Well it doesn't help that it's out of his range because of Fred's... alterations. ;) I'd need a sopranino to do that. Well, ok, I guess I could play the lower part on the soprano... Ok, dang. Out of excuses. I'll have to practice that.
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Post by Shadoshi » Fri May 12, 2006 11:21 pm

I personally dont like the sound of the recorder all that much so that last track was taken off me PSP listing to save room. I also am not a fan of the military drum style. :(

But in any case, I LOVE The Waiting and for Watching The Sky: it is a neat way for the album to end. I say it was worth it as the ending to the album dispite it not being that good (for me).

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