Look over the surface and into the distance
Constantly showering me with decision

Define a transparent dream
dr-dr-dr-dream (x3)
Define a transparent dream
dr-dr-dr-dream (x3)

Feel the atmosphere breath with life
My old portrait heads of Gertrude Stein

Define a transparent dream
dr-dr-dr-dream (x3)
Define a transparent dream
dr-dr-dr-dream (x3)

So it's back and forth again
Dreaming on the doorstep
The Always Red Society
Comes to visit me

Well I'm dreamin of a sunset
Juice and coffee in the morning
After staring at the stars all night

The always blue society
Wraps rings around the sun
Saturn too

All night, night (x2)

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  • +2
    My OpinionI'm completely sick of people vaguely comparing Elephant Six stuff with the most famous and ridiculous band ever. So they sound alike, so what? Don't the Beatles get enough attention already, while these guys get virtually none?

    Even if you're still so ingenuous as to love the Beatles, the Elephant 6 guys come from a very different time, place, and attitude. Please show some respect for their own creativity in expanding on and manipulating a similar sound for their own ends and for their own reasons, without millions of dollars or fame, and knowing that they could never get those things with this approach.

    Also, I think it's "Juice and coffee" in the morning, and I thought (but am now unsure) that it was "Model" portrait heads of G.S., rather than "My old."
    Salty Kevinon February 24, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI was under the impression that one of the purposes of the Elephant 6 collective was specifically to recreate the tone and feel of 60's pop music. I don't see how pointing out obvious comparisons to the Beatles (or the Beach Boys, Byrds, etc.) is a big deal.
    trjones1on February 01, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfor some reason this song reminds me of the beatles. white album era.
    weezerific:cutleryon April 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI know what you're talking about. When I first started listening to the Elephant Six posse, I thought it all sounded like a derivative of the Beatles.
    grandpaon April 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment'Dusk at Cubist Castle' sounds like the beatles, white album era, if they hadn't gotten completely lazy and had focus
    Minyaon January 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis sounds like The Beatles
    AkryllicLoveon July 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhite Album Era
    AkryllicLoveon July 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love all OTC. Just haven't listened to them in years. :)
    Italion February 16, 2010   Link

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