Harbor Ann, take me as I am
A flame reduced to ash
Laugh as my youth is taken from me
Winter's day, am I in your way?
You press against my skin
All the flowery speeches ended fast
Clinking glass
The champagne made my head feel light
And overcast the stars
Paper crane, tell me it's OK
An opera glasses view
Kaleidoscope of now and never
Gaia's love, schizophrenia
The devil's in my coat
Mothership coming to pick me up
Just my luck
They got my house surrounded
I'm the only one I trust

The dark light of man
The dark let him in

Synesthete, can I confide in thee?
The color is the sound
The screams were orange
My footsteps silver
Secret plan, man, I'll tell you if I can
The evils of this world are at your doorstep
Let me enter, friend, understand
We have come to the convergence
Now all the paths combine

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    General Comment by the way their are multiple sine wave manipulations in this song, the most notable being where he says "laugh as my youth is taken from me" it is a phoneme conversion where he changes it to "life is my lease taken from me"
    this is also the joke in money lenders in the temple where he says " the parrot blues" because parrots reproduce the sine waves they hear to form language. i have thousands of other observations and discursive linkings so if anyone is truly interested contact me. my email is bionic_gypsy@yahoo.com
    BionicGypsyon January 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty sure this is just about schizophrenia.. That makes complete sense. There is no real "figuring out" to do with this song. I think it is straight up talking about schizophrenia.
    miriamleamanon January 21, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSynesthete:
    mytwohandson October 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti don't know if it's just me,
    but this kind of sounds like the old stuff
    everyone probably thinks i'm crazy
    this song is fucking awesome
    tyygeron October 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentJust a couple of things, - I think it's "Harbor air," in the version I heard "watches my youth taken from me" & "the secrets of the world are at your doorstep" kudos for a pretty rockin' transcript ;-)
    williambleakon November 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is very confusing. It's pretty much about Synethesia. There are alot of parts I dont't get though.

    Synesthesia is a crazy thing though. I experience it every now and then. When I play music on a guitar certain notes or chords are certain colors (C is green G is brown D is yellow). But if im playing piano the colors change. Also colors vary with which octave I am playing them in. I don't experience it too much anymore though.
    Torkleon November 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentObviously about zombies.

    "They got my house surrounded
    I'm the only one I trust"

    "The evils of this world are at your doorstep
    Let me enter, friend, understand
    We have come to the convergence
    Now all the paths combine"
    fall poetasteron November 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentGenuine synesthesia doesn't come from drugs, it happens on its own.
    fall poetasteron December 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentto williambleak -- I copied the lyrics out of the booklet that came with 'Gentleman's Pact' -- a small EP they were selling at his concert. they sound pretty spot on, so I'm just going to stick to the version I have up there unless someone presents something to persuade me :)
    mytwohandson December 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthahah
    this sounds precisely like some of the things i've jotted down while on dissociative drugs
    it sounds much better done by conor, though
    lemonade_stanon January 07, 2009   Link

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