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A Few Words for the Dead

The Spoken Intro
Lee Smith said: "The intro is a sample from Douglas Spotted Eagle, a Grammy-winning Native American musician based in Utah.

Jørn Linné discovered that the song is called Dii'Saad'beh (With These Words) from an album called Closer to Far Away:




www.marillion.com has the following quote at the top of the lyrics: "The songs and the music that I portray comes from the heart, and comes from the mind. That makes it... that makes me feel that I am delivering the right information."


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3 comments:

  1. Liesten to this https://www.deezer.com/en/track/16764924. Familiar?

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    1. I can see that they're not a million miles apart, but it's not identical. I doubt this is plagiarism, more likely just playing with similar tropes.

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  2. The comments seem a bit spares on this song, considering that there is probably quite a bit to be said about its relation to The Troubles in Northern Ireland. The Good Friday agreement had been signed only a few months before the release of the album, and came into affect a year after it.

    The reference to "Take it down the disco" probably refers to this event:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Droppin_Well_bombing

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