"Yes! I Am a Long Way from Home" as written by and Dominic Aitchison....
"'Cause this music can put a human being in a trance like state and deprive it for the sneaking feeling of existing.'Cause music is bigger than words and wider than pictures. If someone said that Mogwai are the stars I would not object. If the stars had a sound it would sound like this.The punishment for these solemn words can be hard. Can blood boil like this at the sound of a noisy tape that I've heard. I know one thing. On Saturday, the sky will crumble together (or something) with a huge bang to fit into the cave."

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"Yes! I Am a Long Way from Home" as written by Dominic Aitchison


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    General CommentOh, I just found this on Wikipedia:

    'From (5:27), the backmasked voice of Barry Burns is heard jokingly boasting, "When ah shag a bird yee'd think Antarctica hud defrosted oan her bed!" and "Sometimes when ah'm puffing hash ah get a bird tae suck mah dong!".[10] This recording ends with the sound of laughter.'

    That's nice Barry. Let's just be thankful the voice is 'backmasked'.
    TheSighon March 31, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti really am a long way from home and listening to this song takes me further away from home - to the stars. (as corny as it maybe)
    jermyon April 16, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBought Young Team several years ago shortly after moving off to school on my own, and instantly fell in love with Mogwai via this song.
    I used to play it really loud in the mornings getting ready for class. People in rez weren't too fond of me.
    scrimshawon October 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is amazing.
    sunksses05on March 20, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree. it's lovely, and the message is the best message in the world.
    llamas1234on November 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so passionate...
    it makes you think..
    how something so simple can be so complex...
    real_toothpasteon September 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment10 years ago this song blew me!
    it still does. great work Mogwai
    Plasmaballon April 07, 2009   Link
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    General Commentalso note voice played backwards at end. makes it even better.
    TheSighon January 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt takes some really enormous balls to launch your debut album with a field recording of a fan saying that your band sounds like the stars. And it's even more impressive that they managed to delib
    Mad Dog 2020on March 02, 2016   Link
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    QuestionTo deliver on that hype.
    Mad Dog 2020on March 02, 2016   Link

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