Through the Polished Glass

ThunderBurn on October 05, 2012 18:29

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    A song Trey and I wrote in 2008. I still have great hopes for this one... This one was written first on the drums -- an experimental track with fills and peaks and valleys with no music in mind. Then Trey added everything else and made it conform to the existing contours of the drum-scape. It sounds logical, but it was a backwards way of working and is one of the reasons I love listening to it.

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    • Karissa Lawrence
      Karissa Lawrence at 0.04 on December 05, 2012 15:52

      @GGvilleman: all for hearing phish cover gentle giant Put yur Hands in. (octOpuSsssssssssss)@

    • 7272Smile
      7272Smile on November 27, 2012 01:29

      What I Love so much is how Smoothly these lyrics flow right through my head, especially that last verse.

    • GGvilleman
      GGvilleman at 0.04 on November 13, 2012 08:54

      @phisher207: No offense but I could name about 50 songs that I would rather hear Phish put in the rotation before this one. While not a bad song, It's out of Treys vocal reach and a pretty clandestine track. My vote is Page's Half The Way to the Moon. That song has limitless potential to take us to another world!

    • Anthony J. Selvaggi
      Anthony J. Selvaggi on October 10, 2012 11:07

      sounds a bit like the velvet underground

    • Hottunaphishes
      Hottunaphishes on October 07, 2012 13:37

      Through the polished glass should be used to open up a gamhendge set

    • Marc Soucy
      Marc Soucy on October 06, 2012 13:49

      Great song. Pigtail feel to it (which I also hope they play more of going forward)

    • phisher207
      phisher207 at 0.04 on October 06, 2012 05:00

      Tom...you should threaten to Kung Fu Kick Trey if he doesn't get this song in the New Year's Run... I LOVE this song!

    • Angel Rie
      Angel Rie on October 05, 2012 20:29

      powerful...dancin along the lyrics...Love IT (()) melody..captures! thanks4sharing[[]]

    • ThunderBurn
      ThunderBurn on October 05, 2012 18:29

      I feel that I'm going back
      there's no where else to go
      forward isn't here yet
      but backward seems so slow

      perhaps I could go sideways
      into another being
      if I slipped into you
      then who would I be seeing

      and when you looked at me
      alone upon my lawn
      you'd see my vacant stare
      and think that I had gone
      through the polished glass

      let's go on a journey together
      we'll follow currents of air
      it's easy to move across boundaries
      harder to see if they're there

      there's something I'm dying to tell you
      a whisper from some other time
      I suddenly felt the idea form
      I'm not even sure if it's mine

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