"Amazona" as written by Phil Manzanera and Bryan Ferry....
Is a zone where
There is no doubt
No more fall-out
Why don't you step
Through the mirror and see?

From Arizona
To Eldorado
Sure is a mighty long way.
Hey little girl
Is something wrong?
I know it's hard
For you to get along

The bell-tower rings
It tolls a hollow sound
But your castles in Spain
Still maybe realized
And longings more profound.

You see, every cloud
Has a silver lining
And sometimes paradise
Around your corner lies.
In Amazona everything is nice

Little one, come take my hand?
I'll try to help you there
I'll take you there.

Amazona's
Getting closer
Soon you'll see.
Journey's over
We almost there!


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"Amazona" as written by Phil Manzanera Bryan Ferry

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    General CommentBryan Ferry had some notoriety as ladies man, all of the cover models for Roxy Music's albumns were supermodels in thier day. The song seems to be a play on words on Amazon and Arizona, however it's a state of mind where self-confidence reigns over vanity.

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    johnhopkinson February 18, 2009   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationAMAZONA:

    a contact high/razor-sharp songlines glittering in a mirror/a state of fluid associations/roaming the arid zones of the Western U.S./Ubermensch meets Supermodel in absolute freedom/The Golden One ever sought,never found/indigenous daughter of the New World/savage grace compliments Old World charm/the longest river through the deepest jungle/Zarathustra's bride waiting in a Tucson honky-tonk/road trip in a Cadillac on Heaven's golden highways/a face you once saw hitch-hiking/the geometric perfections of the Alhambra/the Moorish Madonna veiled in American mystery

    [Ride, boldly ride, the shade replied, if you seek for El Dorado...]

    mat.upm.es/~jcm/…

    NomadMonadon October 29, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe distorted guitar in this song pushes the limit right up to near pain and cacophony.
    NomadMonadon January 11, 2013   Link
  • -1
    Link(s)AMAZONA
    Is a zone where
    There is no doubt
    No more fall-out
    Why don't you step
    Through the mirror and see? tinyurl.com/…
    NomadMonadon January 11, 2013   Link

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