Thursday, January 21, 2010

Help me here...

A drone effect can be achieved through a sustained sound or through repetition of a note. It most often establishes a tonality upon which the rest of the piece is built.

Do you think I'm right ? That this song ilustrates the concept ?

1 comment:

  1. The metric of the song can help to prove the concept, but much more interesting is to observe the lyrics:
    "I was bruised and battered, I couldn't tell what I felt..."

    Sometimes, life brings us these things, sometimes we don't recognize ourselves within our own body, we can´t measure what we feel, much less we can speak the unspeakable. Within these labyrinths, we build masks and assume them as a part of the whole, failing to differentiate what is truly ours and what is increasing... When it seems that we're at a point of no return, when there is disbelief to our feelings, if we can´t dream, we better not expect an angel to come in our rescue. We hide in our own shadow, looking for other ways of freedom. We put our senses asleep and awake for a scene, a drama of happiness… but we can´t slip our own skin, not even travelling a thousand miles… We just dive in a nostalgic condition, where only a faithless kiss can bring us back or, more certain, we're going to leave each other alone in the streets of some city…

    This is my reading... Sometimes I feel like a complete idiot, like a vagabond in the world, empty of hope and understanding. One day, someone told me I want something that I’ve idealized, not a true desire so, in other words… And then comes the song: "I was bruised and battered, I couldn't tell what I felt..."