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    Not in a blazing ball of fire, but with a whimper.
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    Originally posted by FMF
    The Church

    [youtube Fading Away]BU1HaxbNcl4[/youtube]
    Don't come to pieces in my hand
    White stars reflecting dust and sand
    That perfume makes me think of grief
    Shake the faith, shake the belief

    Who's there to say that we're living this moment?
    Feels like I'm in a play
    The sets and the props of this your apartment
    Seem to be fading away, fading away

    So, I wander through these rooms
    I feel the orbit of the moons
    And I dream what I've become
    And all's forgotten by the sun

    Who's there to say that we're living this moment?

    Feels like I'm in a play
    The sets and the props of this your apartment
    Seem to be fading away, fading away

    Who's there to say that we're living this moment?
    Feels like I'm in a play
    The sets and the props of this your apartment
    Seem to be fading away, fading away

    Don't come to pieces in my hand
    White stars reflecting dust and sand
    That perfume makes me think of grief
    Shake the faith, shake the belief

    I have no idea what that means.
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    Originally posted by josephw
    "Don't come to pieces in my hand..."
    [...] I have no idea what that means.
    I think Steve Kilbey has done enough ~ the rest is up to you. 😛
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    29 Mar '16 12:11
    Originally posted by FMF
    I think Steve Kilbey has done enough ~ the rest is up to you. 😛
    Done enough of what, and just what is the rest of it that's up to me? 😉
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    Originally posted by josephw
    Done enough of what, and just what is the rest of it that's up to me? 😉
    If you don't like lyrics that evoke responses and interpretations that will vary from listener to listener, then Steve Kilbey is probably not for you.

    For me, for example, my memories of my life as it was in 1990 [when the album this song is on came out] are intertwined with Kilbey's impressionistic words and images that can give a song like this a kind of indelible worth that is very personal (or not, as the case may be).

    That is why I generally dislike and/or avoid videos that are made for songs as they take away some of the potential for investing oneself in the music and allowing one's own visuals and 'significances' to be conjured up.

    I hope that helps you understand what I meant.
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    29 Mar '16 20:33
    Originally posted by FMF
    If you don't like lyrics that evoke responses and interpretations that will vary from listener to listener, then Steve Kilbey is probably not for you.

    For me, for example, my memories of my life as it was in 1990 [when the album this song is on came out] are intertwined with Kilbey's impressionistic words and images that can give a song like this a kind of i ...[text shortened]... isuals and 'significances' to be conjured up.

    I hope that helps you understand what I meant.
    Ya, I get it. I too avoided videos because they changed the meaning of the music that I was first impressioned with. These days, after hearing it all fifty thousand times, I am no longer moved by any of it.
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