1. That's the one! Thanks!ZiggyZipgun wrote: ↑Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:08 am
1. Roger mentioned "Flight from Reality" in an interview in '75 or '76 - I couldn't locate it now and haven't seen it in ages. I believe all he said is that it was "very strange."
2. he's always pinpointed the beginning of writing The Wall, and he's discussed that project to death, while he's said very little about Pros and Cons.
3. Also, you lose one point for not mentioning the origin of "Breathe" on Music from The Body; I haven't bothered to compare them, but it occurred to me today that "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" is awfully similar to "Chain of Life", possibly even down to the arpeggio, which could explain why Rick didn't get a co-writing credit.
4. I'd say they intentionally used "Breathe" multiple times as a motif, and not just on "Time" and "Any Colour You Like" - which was originally called "Breathe (Second Resprise)"; it is also quoted within the chord progression of "Great Gig in the Sky", and the lap steel part is essentially the same. It could be seen as lazy songwriting, but they put a lot work into creating a different sound for each iteration, which gives a transformative but cyclical feel to the whole album, even before the heartbeat was added to do just that.
2. You know, I always forget that he wrote PACOHH at the same time that he wrote The Wall. It just sounds so far removed from The Wall and The Final Cut, while at the same time coming off as a logical continuation which gets underlined by the sudden left turn that KAOS was.
3. I almost mentioned it, but figured that since I'd also avoided mentioning the parallels between "Childhood's End" and "Time," there was no reason to mention that particular cannibalization. Sooner or later, everyone repeats themselves or reuses old ideas. If you do it well enough, it becomes your "style."
4. Which was kinda the same thing I said at the end of my screed, so I guess we end on the same page. How often does that happen? lol