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Sarah McLachlan — Building a Mystery
Album: Surfacing
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Released: 1997
Length: 4:03
Plays (last 30 days): 1
You come out at night
that's when the energy comes
and the dark side's light
and the vampires roam
you strut your rasta wear
and your suicide poem
and a cross from a faith
that died before Jesus came
you're building a mystery


You live in a church
where you sleep with voodoo dolls
and you won't give up the search
for the ghosts in the halls
you wear sandals in the snow
and a smile that won't wash away
can you look out the window
without your shadow getting in the way
oh you're so beautiful
with an edge and a charm
but so careful
when I'm in your arms


(Chorus)

'Cause you're working
building a mystery
holding on and holding it in
yeah you're working
building a mystery
and choosing so carefully


You woke up screaming aloud
a prayer from your secret god
you feed off our fears
and hold back your tears


Give us a tantrum
and a know it all grin
just when we need one
when the evening's thin


Oh you're a beautiful
a beautiful fucked up man
you're setting up your
razor wire shrine.


Chorus

Repeat chorus
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 Bat wrote:

I'd like to point out that the artists and songs in your playlist do not match up at all.  Not even a little bit.

 
Hey...Relax!  It was a tribute album.

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I never paid much attention to the lyrics of this song back when it was played 10,000 times a day on the radio, but I'm glad I decided to today.  The lyric "you strut your rasta wear" sounds much better than "you stretch your ass to where..." which is what I always thought she was singing.
 treatment_bound wrote:

Ha!  Thanks for the bad flashback on the car, agmusci!  I needed a good laugh today.

What that photo doesn't show is that this car also had the short-lived automatic seat belts strapping you in which damn near knocked the wind out of you as your turned the ignition. 

But hey, it was the first BRAND NEW CAR I ever bought, so there's that.  I can still hear this 1991 tape I dubbed spinning in the cassette deck:

20 Explosive Dynamic Super Smash Hit Explosions!


The SlugsHooked On A Feeling3:16
The Sneetches With ShoesI Wanna Be With You3:08
Smashing Pumpkins*Jackie Blue3:51
The FarmersCrocodile Rock2:39
Material IssueLittle Willy2:48
TrenchmouthThat's The Way (I Like It)2:37
The ReiversBrandy (You're A Fine Girl)3:27
No EmpathyThe Night Chicago Died3:39
The Sinatras (2)Shannon3:12
Cheer-AccidentTheme From Shaft5:21
–The Service (2)Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)2:41
Young Fresh FellowsBlack Betty2:18
Spies Who SurfHocus Pocus3:15
The New Duncan Imperials*Convoy3:49
13 NightmaresEverything I Own4:56
M.O.T.O.Dancing In The Moonlight4:52
God's AcreMississippi Queen3:17
Poster ChildrenI Feel Love4:58
Boom HankJimmy Loves Mary-Anne2:41
Mojo Nixon & The Second EditionJust Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)4:43
 
I'd like to point out that the artists and songs in your playlist do not match up at all.  Not even a little bit.
This was a great album, ahem, I mean CD.  ;-)
 
 agmusci wrote:

I can see where the melancholy feel of the tune would seem particularly sad driving around in this.

 
Ha!  Thanks for the bad flashback on the car, agmusci!  I needed a good laugh today.

What that photo doesn't show is that this car also had the short-lived automatic seat belts strapping you in which damn near knocked the wind out of you as your turned the ignition. 

But hey, it was the first BRAND NEW CAR I ever bought, so there's that.  I can still hear this 1991 tape I dubbed spinning in the cassette deck:

20 Explosive Dynamic Super Smash Hit Explosions!


The SlugsHooked On A Feeling3:16
The Sneetches With ShoesI Wanna Be With You3:08
Smashing Pumpkins*Jackie Blue3:51
The FarmersCrocodile Rock2:39
Material IssueLittle Willy2:48
TrenchmouthThat's The Way (I Like It)2:37
The ReiversBrandy (You're A Fine Girl)3:27
No EmpathyThe Night Chicago Died3:39
The Sinatras (2)Shannon3:12
Cheer-AccidentTheme From Shaft5:21
–The Service (2)Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)2:41
Young Fresh FellowsBlack Betty2:18
Spies Who SurfHocus Pocus3:15
The New Duncan Imperials*Convoy3:49
13 NightmaresEverything I Own4:56
M.O.T.O.Dancing In The Moonlight4:52
God's AcreMississippi Queen3:17
Poster ChildrenI Feel Love4:58
Boom HankJimmy Loves Mary-Anne2:41
Mojo Nixon & The Second EditionJust Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)4:43
 treatment_bound wrote:
If only PSD had been invented in 1997.  Oh yeah, I guess it already was.  
This was always an instant button-pusher when I was driving around in my '91 Mercury Tracer.

 
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I can see where the melancholy feel of the tune would seem particularly sad driving around in this.


I never tire of this song..NICE
 vanillagorilla wrote:
Ahhh...human humidores...should market that...On a different note...love Sarah M

 


 justin4kick wrote:

I have that too, but with a different song. Pink Floyd's Have A Cigar.

 


Payed some dues, and I guess came back from future just to see you wear sandals in the snow.
If only PSD had been invented in 1997.  Oh yeah, I guess it already was.  
This was always an instant button-pusher when I was driving around in my '91 Mercury Tracer.
 kylieh wrote:
I can't listen to this without thinking of Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.

 
I have that too, but with a different song. Pink Floyd's Have A Cigar.
 On_The_Beach wrote:

Agreed. Hip Hop? Sound like Toke's been doing a little too much tokin'.

 
Just a troll. Makes you wonder how people like that sleep at night.
 plaid wrote:
I read those words, and I don't understand how you're using them here.
 
Agreed. Hip Hop? Sound like Toke's been doing a little too much tokin'.
 Toke wrote:
What a load of monotony garbage, bordering on the edge of Hip Hop and it dont get anymore boring than that genre, just no expression in her voice and seems to be going nowhere,  surely she can do better than this track ... Oh thank God its finished.

 
I read those words, and I don't understand how you're using them here. 
i got startled there for a second
the opening sounded like Osborne's 'What If God Was One Of Us' 
whew, that was a close one 
I can't listen to this without thinking of Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.
It just never did anything for me.
 Proclivities wrote:

There's apparently a trade in the works: Anne Murray and Nickelback for 4 Non Blondes and Billy Joel.

 
I dunno if that's gonna pan out: Billy says he has to drive. 
 treatment_bound wrote:
Am I the only one who DOESN'T miss Sarah McLachlan?

 

You are never alone as you think.
I love her more every day xxxxxx
 treatment_bound wrote:
Am I the only one who DOESN'T miss Sarah McLachlan?

 
Yes you are {#Lol}
 activelistener wrote:
Its like old Avril Lavigne

 
Not!
Its like old Avril Lavigne
 Sarah is WAY BETTER !   Puhleese don't put them in the same sentence.
 


Lessard0570 wrote:
Better than Céline for me!

 

Am I the only one who DOESN'T miss Sarah McLachlan?
Better than Céline for me!
I can't stop hearing REM's Drive in this song.  I thought about listening to both songs back to back to see if it's just my imagination, but then I thought better of it. 
Home, home on the range, where the vampires and werewolves do play
Where seldom is heard a discouraging word, just the blood-curdling screams of their prey

I'll get me cloak...
What a load of monotony garbage, bordering on the edge of Hip Hop and it dont get anymore boring than that genre, just no expression in her voice and seems to be going nowhere,  surely she can do better than this track ... Oh thank God its finished.
 Proclivities wrote:
There's apparently a trade in the works: Anne Murray and Nickelback for 4 Non Blondes and Billy Joel.
 
We'll give you Rush for a 6-pack of Coors.
Great segue from Silversun Pickups just now!! You still got it, Bill.
 annie_fannie wrote:
....i sort of resent her for those ASPCA commercials with the sad dogs. even the dogs are like, 'jeez, Sarah, dial down the melodrama a bit. we're just dogs.'.....

 
You owe me a new keyboard, as I snorted my coffee all over my old one when I read this!
 Proclivities wrote:

There's apparently a trade in the works: Anne Murray and Nickelback for 4 Non Blondes and Billy Joel.

 

G*d-damn, that made me laugh!
A beautiful voice, beautiful production etc. Just kind of worn thin of this tune. Great album though...
One of her best for sure. This still holds up well after 16 years.
"Listen to your heart, when it's calling for you..." {#Nyah}
Sarah must have learned her music from the angels.
She always touches my heart..............
RP is so full of hate. i mean, i sort of resent her for those ASPCA commercials with the sad dogs. even the dogs are like, 'jeez, Sarah, dial down the melodrama a bit. we're just dogs.' but otherwise i've always really liked her stuff. not sure how this is caterwauling. pretty mellow to me...but then, i like a diverse set that includes female punk vocalists too.
"heartfelt caterwauling" according to a coworker...
Excellent lyrics.
 msymmes wrote:
Bill,    Let's call a truce between Canada and the USA.    Stop playing Sarah M. and The Cowbow Junkies AND stop play Natalie M.

Fair deal? 
 
There's apparently a trade in the works: Anne Murray and Nickelback for 4 Non Blondes and Billy Joel.
 msymmes wrote:
Bill,    Let's call a truce between Canada and the USA.    Stop playing Sarah M. and The Cowbow Junkies AND stop play Natalie M.

Fair deal?

 
 
Yeah, not sure what the point is, but look up Lianna Klassen...Song for Canada/America/Ireland.  There's your truce...
I love air drumming to this song. Ashwin Sood lags ever so slightly on the downbeat. Neat effect.
 msymmes wrote:
Bill,    Let's call a truce between Canada and the USA.    Stop playing Sarah M. and The Cowbow Junkies AND stop play Natalie M.

Fair deal?

 
 

What are you going to do in return?  Doesn't seem like any sort of bargain unless telling someone what to do is a 'deal'.
Bill,    Let's call a truce between Canada and the USA.    Stop playing Sarah M. and The Cowbow Junkies AND stop play Natalie M.

Fair deal?

 
 Cynaera wrote:

Mission accomplished - that's what those commercials do. They tug the heartstrings and make people feel sorrow for abused animals (not just puppies.)  I admire her stand, and I used to love her music. The first thing I ever heard by her was "Drawn to the Rhythm," and I bought the cassette and played it to death.  Kinda tired of her music now, but if I could get a break from it, I'd probably become a listener again.

BTW:  I change channels when her commercials air, because I don't want to cry anymore.
 
Fully agree. A friend of mine played "Black" and I went straight to the natural healing/Wicca shop downtown (I lived in Nebraska at the time) to grab it. 
 ufamsm wrote:
Used to be such a huge fan of this album and some of the ones before it. Now whenever I hear any of her songs, all I can think of is 

PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES!  
 
Mission accomplished - that's what those commercials do. They tug the heartstrings and make people feel sorrow for abused animals (not just puppies.)  I admire her stand, and I used to love her music. The first thing I ever heard by her was "Drawn to the Rhythm," and I bought the cassette and played it to death.  Kinda tired of her music now, but if I could get a break from it, I'd probably become a listener again.

BTW:  I change channels when her commercials air, because I don't want to cry anymore.

 MiracleDrug wrote:


do you require medical assistance?
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO9d2PpP7tQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gspElv1yvc

 
 ufamsm wrote:
Used to be such a huge fan of this album and some of the ones before it. Now whenever I hear any of her songs, all I can think of is 

PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES!  
 

do you require medical assistance?
Used to be such a huge fan of this album and some of the ones before it. Now whenever I hear any of her songs, all I can think of is 

PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES! 
PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEFORMED PUPPIES IN CAGES! DEAD PUPPIES IN CAGES!  
 spacemoose wrote:
I blame the commercial nature of the music industry. . . . (see full post below)
 
Excellent post, spacemoose!  {#Cheers}
This conjures memories from a really great decade of my life. {#Good-vibes}
 On_The_Beach wrote:

I wouldn't say "she has fallen so far", but like so many artists, she went through an incredibly creative period and then just kinda started repeating herself. Think The Stones, The Who, CSN, Paul McCartney and the list goes on. Most mere mortals only have so many great songs in them until the well runs dry.

 
I blame the commercial nature of the music industry.  When people achieve commercial success they become subject so such a vastly different set of influences than those that motivated them to begin with, and those that motivate the normal human being.  They live in a sort of bubble and are pushed by the economics of the system and the executive and sycophants whispering in their ears.  So they strive to reproduce their success, rather than to produce something of artistic merit, or to generate an artistic expression of some deeper experience.  The musicians become victims of their own success. They suffer, society suffers, and a parasitic and exploitative group of grasping individuals, whose primary job is to own things, grows fat. 

I haven't done a thorough analysis, but I have the impression that there is a strong correlation between financial success and the deterioration of the contributions of an artist.  Those artists with long creative careers are those for whom mainstream success remains elusive, or who only obtain a limited, fringe success.   The worst cases are those who achieve success too quickly and are not mature enough to resist the corrupting influences.

It's worth noting that the copyright-oligarchy achieves this by subverting democracy and perverting copyright laws, which provides yet another reason to question copyright (see www.questioncopyright.org).

One of the most beautiful songs ever written and sung. Came out while I was in highschool so bubbles up all those good feelings everytime I hear it.  You know, windows down on the car, driving fast, wind blowing though your hair...
cayenne: I always thought she was referring to an ankh.
 cayenne wrote:
I've always imagined that the ancient religion she alludes to in this song is Druidism.
 
Not with the reference to vampires, which is a relatively late concept. I'm not sure she's referring to anything in particular, just a sort of generic paganism/animism.

8. I'm in a generous mood today.
overplayed adult contemporary
 physicsgenius wrote:
I like the chorus of this song, even though the goth junk is so 90s. Also, it brings back good memories of pre-Bush America.
 

The 1990s were the Golden Era.

 


 rbigelo wrote:
'Surfacing' and 'Fumbling Towards Ecstasy' are on my top shelf of all time favorite works by a single artist. They reside alongside Elton John's 'Madman Across the Water' and Pink Floyd's 'Animals.'


 
Wow we are completely on the same page. Those are my exact top shelf choices as well. {#Hug}
After reading the lyrics in a previous post, I have new respect for this song and for Sarah.

'Surfacing' and 'Fumbling Towards Ecstasy' are on my top shelf of all time favorite works by a single artist. They reside alongside Elton John's 'Madman Across the Water' and Pink Floyd's 'Animals.'


to_the_eleven wrote:
guess I was only exposed to this one on FM radio; never heard the f*bomb verse before.

It's always been there, with the vowel edited out...

guess I was only exposed to this one on FM radio;  never heard the f*bomb verse before.

Sarah gets a 10 and the song gets an 8 . . . I hereby proclaim this to be an 18!


 mjwstickings wrote:
Perhaps her last great song. She has fallen so far since Fumbling.
 
I wouldn't say "she has fallen so far", but like so many artists, she went through an incredibly creative period and then just kinda started repeating herself. Think The Stones, The Who, CSN, Paul McCartney and the list goes on. Most mere mortals only have so many great songs in them until the well runs dry.

 holborne wrote:
This is the only song of hers I can stand, but it is a nice one.
 
I hear you, I think she has a great voice but (and I know I'm in the minority here) it's wasted on so many mediocre songs. I love the song she did with Delerium but I really wish she had recorded songs with some edge...just rocked out more.
 holborne wrote:


I almost hate to break this news to you, pevend, but your ignorance is showing. Islam is a way, way younger religion than Christianity, by about 600 years.

No surprise, somehow, that you don't have any idea what you're talking about.
 
Well said, holborne.

I've always imagined that the ancient religion she alludes to in this song is Druidism.


 pevend wrote:
If not for people like George Bush fighting against Islamic fascism, it might not be too long before we all are reduced to wearing sandals in the snow and are forced to adhere to a faith from before Jesus.

Very good song, too.
 

I almost hate to break this news to you, pevend, but your ignorance is showing. Islam is a way, way younger religion than Christianity, by about 600 years.

No surprise, somehow, that you don't have any idea what you're talking about.
 pevend wrote:
If not for people like George Bush fighting against Islamic fascism, it might not be too long before we all are reduced to wearing sandals in the snow and are forced to adhere to a faith from before Jesus.

Very good song, too.
 

F***me...are people really that stupid in your world?

I love early SM. Her material was just so pure in the beginning.

This is the only song of hers I can stand, but it is a nice one.
Older stuff always seems better. Very good.
pevend wrote:
If not for people like George Bush fighting against Islamic fascism, it might not be too long before we all are reduced to wearing sandals in the snow and are forced to adhere to a faith from before Jesus. Very good song, too.
If you truly think Bush is fighting Islamic fascism out of an idealology, then you are truly blind and neither religion can help you.
pevend wrote:
If not for people like George Bush fighting against Islamic fascism, it might not be too long before we all are reduced to wearing sandals in the snow and are forced to adhere to a faith from before Jesus. Very good song, too.
But who's going to protect us from Christian Fascism? I agree about the song.
Watching her perform this song in a large venue concert was so good. The combination of her voice and a great backup band was most memorable.
A wonderful song from the last quality album she ever released.
i like the cd. always have and its good "mood music". :hug:
self-righteous? hmmm, i've never seen that in her.
I remember being intrigued and excited by self-righteous McLachlan... ...then I heard some of her songs.
I prefer the live version on "Mirrorball," not to imply this one is bad, but that's she is AWESOME in a live performance and a really cool human being in person. :music:
pevend wrote:
If not for people like George Bush fighting against Islamic fascism, it might not be too long before we all are reduced to wearing sandals in the snow and are forced to adhere to a faith from before Jesus.
Christianity springs from a 10-century-long Eygptian religion by way of Judiasm - only the names have changed. Islam too is descended from older religions. Just folks coping with community relations and fear of death/pain. Read your Dawkins and "The Pagan Christ" !! Your argument is spurious. And silly IMHO.
The least magical of her renditions of this song. Please find a better one. Many intelligent and knowledgeable comments have been posted on this page!
pevend wrote:
If not for people like George Bush fighting against Islamic fascism, it might not be too long before we all are reduced to wearing sandals in the snow and are forced to adhere to a faith from before Jesus. Very good song, too.
You must drink a lot of Kool-aid. :beat:
I had the privilege of seeing Sarah right after her first album came out - a tiny club called the Green Parrot in Neptune, NJ. Got to hang out with her after the show, even got a signed poster. Two other artists have grabbed me as much on the first listen (not because of similar music, just similar artistry and passion): Melissa Etheridge and Del Amitri...
Perhaps her last great song. She has fallen so far since Fumbling.
pianocomposer wrote:
I am both a HUGE McLachlan fan and a critic of the Bush war in Iraq. This is my favorite post from the genius.
Word. :yes:
meydele wrote:
Yep. She's got good stuff, but this isn't it.
In my humble opinion even her "mediocre" is way above most other stuff. I love her voice...................!!
If not for people like George Bush fighting against Islamic fascism, it might not be too long before we all are reduced to wearing sandals in the snow and are forced to adhere to a faith from before Jesus. Very good song, too.
Usually when I rate songs, i rate them either very high (8,9,10) or very low (1,2). The ones in the middle never really inspire me to open the page to give it a rating at all. However, if ever a song deserved a 5, this is it!
davin wrote:
Long standing mediocre hit for SM
Yep. She's got good stuff, but this isn't it.
NorthernLad wrote:
hey, she swears in this song! i'm telling george bush.
I love it when she talks dirty.
Long standing mediocre hit for SM
My wife loves this stuff. That increases my chances of getting lucky. Ergo, I like this stuff.
SCprof wrote:
I totally agree
count it
SmackDaddy wrote:
annoooooooooooyyyyyyyyyyyyiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnngggggggg!!
I totally agree
hey, she swears in this song! i'm telling george bush.
physicsgenius wrote:
I like the chorus of this song, even though the goth junk is so 90s. Also, it brings back good memories of pre-Bush America.
I am both a HUGE McLachlan fan and a critic of the Bush war in Iraq. This is my favorite post from the genius.
physicsgenius wrote:
I like the chorus of this song, even though the goth junk is so 90s. Also, it brings back good memories of pre-Bush America.
Well, that's one thing me and the physic guy have in common. We both HATE Bush and I ain't talking about the band!
annoooooooooooyyyyyyyyyyyyiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnngggggggg!!
:shhh: so tired of this song.
I used to think I was cool for listening to Sarah... (she wasn't popular then)... but now. I feel so average. Still, her voice touches my soul!
Say goodnight, Sarah.
Timeless. :daisy:
:clap: :whistle: :cheers:
Too overplayed for me to like very much
Katie wrote:
This is one of the first songs I ever fell in love with, and still excellent today (though I came to prefer Fumbling as an album). More Lillith Fair type stuff, please!
This is a woman worth falling in love with! :hearteyes: And so is the song.
This is one of the first songs I ever fell in love with, and still excellent today (though I came to prefer Fumbling as an album). More Lillith Fair type stuff, please!
physicsgenius wrote:
I like the chorus of this song, even though the goth junk is so 90s. Also, it brings back good memories of pre-Bush America.
:ass: :ass: :ass:
I like the chorus of this song, even though the goth junk is so 90s. Also, it brings back good memories of pre-Bush America.
GOD this Lilith Fair stuff has got to go!
phineas wrote:
Played to death. Sure. Great song. Yup.
Yup yup. All of that.
One of her best! :clap:
I love 'er
Great track for in the morning, even though it starts with "You come out at night..." :curtain: (It's morning over here.)
AlanCE wrote:
If you're not an FTE fan, then you don't really like "Sarah" ;) This song is marginal, this album is "ok". Fumbling was such a masterpiece it has spoiled me for most of her more recent stuff.
So TOTALLY agree....
radiojunkie wrote:
I am not drunk. I absolutely adore this song. Absolutely. Adore. Absolutely adore this song.
Agreed. 100%. And though I am drunk, I like it even when I'm sober.
I think there are some stellar moments on this album, but the title song isn't one of them. Imagine wearing out "FTE," then jumping up and down for the next album, then the first song you play starts with that "and the vampires roo-OAM?!?" squeak. It's unforgivable on so many levels.
flandersdog wrote:
I played her CD "Touch" to death in 1990/1991; still think it's great...I'm not a fan of much of anything she has put out since
If you're not an FTE fan, then you don't really like "Sarah" ;) This song is marginal, this album is "ok". Fumbling was such a masterpiece it has spoiled me for most of her more recent stuff.
Great song! Thanks Bill, just what I needed.