Time to get ready for "Annually 2021"...out May 7, 2021

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canveyboy wrote: Thu 06 May 2021, 11:30 am Sounds very interesting. Can’t wait to hear it! So there is a common theme/tune/melody that is repeated throughout, in different forms. Would you say the tune is memorable? Do you remember it after listening to it? Are Neils vocals sung or spoken word?
I don't remember anything, except a sort of mediaval RPG theme. There is no distinctive melody nor memorable. IMHO.
As we know the lyrics were adapted to the music and not written for it. You can feel it while listening to it.
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#258 Post by Wish »

This sounds like the part of radio play. "A sort of theatre piece"

It reminds me Sparks radio play The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman.

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It sounds like what you would expect to hear on The Most Incredible Thing.

Chorus, the most "chorus like" part is around 4 minutes.

Don't think of it as one song. But a mix of classical pieces joined together. The tempo changes, as does the instruments, suddenly, as if an abrupt transition to another song.

First listen to as I was not sure what to make of it. Its not a repetitive stomper, and its complex and moving, and it grows on you.

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It sounds like what you would expect to hear on The Most Incredible Thing.

Chorus, the most "chorus like" part is around 4 minutes.

Don't think of it as one song. But a mix of classical pieces joined together. The tempo changes, as does the instruments, suddenly, as if an abrupt transition to another song.

First listen to as I was not sure what to make of it. Its not a repetitive stomper, and its complex and moving, and it grows on you.

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#261 Post by rashomon »

Interesting!

Was thinking this was a companion piece to 'The way through the woods' but sounds like it's a different beast altogether.

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Wish wrote: Thu 06 May 2021, 1:15 pm It reminds me Sparks radio play The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman.
Which happens to be one of my favourite Sparks albums

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#264 Post by Tenlow »

I have a similar feeling I had when I first heard „Legacy“ back in the day…only that „Legacy“ was more tangible or palpable for the lack of a better description- which kind of says a lot, I think :D

It‘s an interesting piece of music, though. Probably quite rewarding after a couple of listens. Just not a pop song or anything like that.
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#265 Post by Ghost within this house »

The opening stanza is beautiful. Really beautiful.

The rest feels a bit cumbersome and piled on. The libretto is quite arresting on its own, but other than the first bit, it doesn't feel like it hangs together.

But it is a very interesting listen.

It feels like it is part of something; perhaps an early sketch or concept for the theatrical piece they''ve done?

It is more TMIT than BP, but not really like either.
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#266 Post by Ghost within this house »

The first stanza on its own plays like a meditation on lockdown, even if it isn’t within the narrative context of the song.
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#267 Post by OakeyDokey »

What about the book, any good ?

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#268 Post by moxlox »

herts101 wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 3:17 pm Cricket wife = Requiem in denim and leopard skin x Game of thrones theme x The most incredible thing!

Needs a few listens!!


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Sounds interesting, I'm looking forward to it. Obviously despite ordering on March 1st, and usual order cancelled/reinstated fiasco I haven't had a dispatch email yet...

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#269 Post by Silver Age »

Phew! Mine is finally on it’s way.

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#270 Post by domino »

I finally got the mail it was dispatched. :dance:
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