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see~saw

Post by Keith Jordan »

How cool is this song! I can hear beatles and brian wilson here!! :-)

http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/albums/?id=saucer

Marigolds are very much in love
but he doesn't mind
pickin' up sister
makes his way to the see-saw land
all the way up she smiled
she goes up while he goes down down

Sits on a stick in the river
laughter in his sleep
sister's throwing stones hoping for a hit
he doesn't know, so then
she goes up while he goes down, down

Another time, another day
a brother's way to leave
another time, another day day day

selling plastic flowers on a Sunday afternoon
pickin' up weeds
she hasn't got time to care
all can see he's not there
she grows up for another man and he's down

Another time, another day
a brother's way to leave
another time, another day day day
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Post by David Smith »

Ah good song that, always liked the totally laid back tone of it. And what a vocal performance :D
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Post by Feeling Very Pink »

Keith, I salute you. I love this song so much. It makes me want to cry, laugh and reminisce, all at the same time. Kind of Pet Soundsy, don't do think? Beautiful. :)

Favourite line is probably

"He's not there..."

:cry:

Touching.

"A brother's way to leave..."

Argh. :| That's moving stuff.
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Post by AthousandMilesOfMoonlight »

very good buzz :D
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Post by Powderfinger »

Great song. When Rick sings it sounds so English. He articulates very precies, I'm not an expert but it sounds more English then for example Beatles or Stones.
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Post by AthousandMilesOfMoonlight »

Id say ricks english is just another variant on spoken english,im sure you could argue the case that any accent whether it be manchester,birmingham,cornwall etc is equally as english.
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AthousandMilesOfMoonlight wrote:Id say ricks english is just another variant on spoken english,im sure you could argue the case that any accent whether it be manchester,birmingham,cornwall etc is equally as english.
I guess there is a stereotypical english accent as there are so many of them from town to town and city to city!! There certainly are some strange accents knocking about though!! :lol:
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I know! you should come to ireland!!some very strange variants throughout the country :D
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Post by princessDungan74D »

I like that song whats it really about?
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Post by SomeGhostsStepOut »

Libby74D wrote:I like that song whats it really about?
It is justa song about childhood & playing with your friends. This track was originally titled: The Most Boring I've Ever Heard Bar Two. :lol: :roll:
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Post by Spirit Catcher »

I like it :D It's easy
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Post by Piper »

It's a relaxing song. But I have to say I like Remember A Day better; both of his songs on SoS tho have that nostalgic childhood theme going. When I hear those songs I sometimes feel like I can hear the flower-power era give its farewell as it began to fade at the very end of the '60s. I wonder tho why Rick was embarrassed of those songs, at least as was quoted in Schaffner's book Saucerful of Secrets.
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A see-saw-full of secrets

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:D Yeah, 'See-saw' is a good one, one of my favourites out of Rick's songs....especially the stereo version, that 3-note coda that follows "...she goes down...down..." thats switches from channel-to-channel...especially groovy on the headphones, that bit. y'know? :lol:
In fact - it's high time Rick's efforts were given their due same way George Harrison's songs for The Beatles were given their own compilation lp one day so let's knock up a cd for all Rick's songs..."A see-saw-full of secrets" we could call it. Let's swap suggestions for the track-listing..... :)
I'll get back to you when I've drawn mine up...
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Post by Tinkerbell »

See-Saw is one of my fave songs ever. It inspires me when doing animations (I want to do a clip to it someday).
And I love listening to it with headphones, because of the 3 notes that switch channels. Awesome.
I think I like all of his songs for Pink Floyd, even It would be so Nice...
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Post by Eclipse »

Amazing song :shock: :shock: . But, in my opinion, the best song on ASOSecrets is Set the controls for the heart of the sun. :wink: :wink: :wink: