"I am an idealistic, naive, passionate, truth-seeking, spiritually motivated artist, unschooled in the science of law and finance." --Wesley Snipes

Sunday, April 25, 2004

More Lyrics

You know what else I love? When Van Morrison sings "Ballerina." This part is my favorite:

"And if somebody, not just anybody
Wanted to get close to you

For instance, me, babe..."

You know that f'rinstance is coming, but he manages to make it surprising, and so casual. Van is the man. I saw him live once, with Bob Dylan and Lucinda Williams. Lucinda was good, Bob and Van were really rather sub-par. Van looked pissed off the whole time, and then during the song "Real Real Gone" he dropped the microphone, and walked off stage in mid-lyric, leaving the band to finish up. What an asshole. But when he sings...

No comments: