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The ugly organ!

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"The Ugly Organist" as written by Gretta Mindy Cohn Clint Frederick Schnase

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    General Commenti noticed something interesting about this intro to their latest cd. if you listen closely to this song its possible to can hear the lead singer tim screaming the first set of lyrics in "some red handed slight of hand". whats interesting in this version is he screams that he is the ugly organ and not "on the ugly organ" as he does in the next song. i thought it was pretty effing cool that he turned a metaphore (the organ representing pain) into physical sound.

    tim thinks of himself as the ugly organ. alot of the lyrics on the cd mention his self loathing for verbally attacking his former wife and singing songs he considers to be “awful” or sinful. he hates himself for what he sings about and thinks of himself as an awful unpleasant sounding object.

    listening to the cd its easy to hear the deliberate noise coming from the band. cursives songs are loud, noisy, unpleasant, and messy. just as the topics in the songs are ugly and violent so is tims music. he thinks of himself as the pain hes unleashes in his songs.

    Edited by mellow_harsher on April 25 2007, at 09:54PM

    sporkiton March 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentJust to let you know, The Ugly Organist is an insturmental. The lyrics are actually from the song Some Red Handed Sleight of Hand.
    ramenoodles65on December 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt does have lyrics, as listed, they are being screamed in the background.
    cowboyupinblueon January 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwow sporkit, that's fucking interesting.. great interpretation, maybe one of the best i've ever read on the site.
    vulgaron May 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe entire album is about the cause and effect of selling out in music and in relationships. Ugly Organ is not only the literal instrument, but his penis, and his brain. There is an interview out there where Tim mentions that people consider the sexual organ to be several things...
    Nice observation sporkit. He is the Ugly Organ
    pixie1136on December 09, 2007   Link

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