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Old 09-22-2004, 07:21 PM   #1
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Sept 22 Song o' the day comes from Iceland...

But it's not Sigur Ros, you crazy cats. No no no, it's the original imcomprehensibly weird (but incomprehensibly talented) Icelandic wonder, Bjork. Bjork is one that I have to really really really be in a mood to listen to, and despite the nagging voice in the back of my head telling me to buy Medulla, I've yet to do so. But I've been listening to "Pagan Poetry" a lot in the last few days, and I really enjoy the song. Not too much insight with this particular number, except to say that I think it is another one of those songs that I enjoy for the atmosphere created by the sound of the words more than the actual lyrics.

"Pagan Poetry" by Bjork

Pedalling through
The dark currents
I find
An accurate copy
A blueprint
Of the pleasure
In me

Swirling black lilies totally ripe
A secret code carved
Swirling black lilies totally ripe
A secret code carved

He offers
A handshake
Crooked
Five fingers
They form a pattern
Yet to be matched

On the surface simplicity
But the darkest pit in me
It's pagan poetry
Pagan poetry

Morsecoding signals (signals)
They pulsate (wake me up) and wake me up
(pulsate) from my hibernating

On the surface simplicity
Swirling black lilies totally ripe
But the darkest pit in me
It's pagan poetry
Swirling black lilies totally ripe
Pagan poetry

Swirling black lilies totally ripe

I love him, I love him
I love him, I love him
I love him, I love him
I love him, I love him
She loves him, she loves him

This time
She loves him, she loves him
I'm gonna keep it to myself
She loves him, she loves him
She loves him, she loves him
This time
I'm gonna keep me all to myself
She loves him, she loves him
And he makes me want to hurt myself again
She loves him, she loves him
She loves him, she loves him
And he makes my want to hand myself over
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Old 09-22-2004, 10:23 PM   #2
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