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All Through The Universe


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SmokeyVW

 Genre: Downtempo

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album: Manic | Depressive
track 1: 3:58 True, Man
track 2: 2:11 The Last Whale
track 3: 6:32 Happenst (col w TydelWave)
track 4: 3:19 Break The Loop
track 5: 5:28 Dream of Snow
track 6: 5:56 Dig Dig, Dig
track 7: 2:34 Small Setback
track 8: 4:57 Clamshell Alliance
track 9: 2:52 despair
track 10: 4:11 Homaridae
track 11: 2:34 Waiting
track 12: 7:40 My Dancing Snowflake
track 13: 2:12 All Through The Universe
track 14: 5:06 And My Toothbrush
track 15: 5:41 Talkoot
track 16: 2:05 Peaceful Sunrise (col w RoxyLee)
...more albums...

Song Description

idea construction

The trigger for this song was something I read while listening to "Music for Airports" by Brian Eno. Robert F Butts wrote an Introduction in "SETH, Dreams and Projections of Consciousness" that clearly revealed his grief over the death of his wife, Jane Roberts.

Something about the mix of music and words brought this song into existence. Start to end, it took about two hours to create this.

Here is a different version of this song: I Know You're Here.
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Lyrics
All Through The Universe

nothin much to say
readin through all your songs
it seems like yesterday
when you were here

where it all belongs
since you went away
no more righting wrongs
i wish you were here

idea construction
building reality
idea construction
creating you and me

i hold you in my dreams
echoes of your verse
and that diamond gleams
i wish you were here

i've become immersed
and it always seems
all through the universe
i know you're here

(c)2006 Bill Grundmann
Song Stats
Hits: 5267
Comments: 21
Fans: 9
Plays: 207
Downloads: 142

Uploaded: Dec 28, 2006 - 12:04:36 AM
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011 - 09:26:53 AM Last Played: May 07, 2019 - 09:24:09 AM
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Comments
bud said 4675 days ago (December 28th, 2006)
A very touching ode to Syd
Right? Do we have a beautiful homage genre? Really like this - thanks.
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SmokeyVW said 4675 days ago (December 28th, 2006)
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it's that diamond isn't it? or the bell?

must admit, i was thinking of him - and floyd of course, but actually it was something completely different!

<a href="http://www.macjams.com/song/21685">Perhaps She's Channeling</a> is a clue...

but you are welcome to attribute this as appropriate

thanks!

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SmokeyVW said 4675 days ago (December 28th, 2006)
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but it's not emo is it?

what is it?

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Roxylee said 4675 days ago (December 28th, 2006)
Heartfelt
Lennon? Harrison? Or a girlfriend who wrote you love songs? Whoever it is, their music obviously lives on. I like your voice a lot, Bill.
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SmokeyVW said 4674 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
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there are various fragments of me in there, but it came from the Muses.

i need to try to sing more i guess.

thanks!

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SmokeyVW said 4674 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
cat's out of the bag
ok, i added some description of the origin of this song to the Description.

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said 4674 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
Fabulous!
Is that really you man? What a fine vocal delivery. So moving and honest. This is my absolute fave of all your postings so far. You went the extra mile here.

Be well!

JUGGERNAUT: http://www.macjams.com/song/27500
SmokeyVW said 4674 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
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thanks Amagi - this is good encouragement for me to explore singing some more. i keep putting it off. singing is kind of embarrassing for me somehow - (even alone. how can that be?)


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TobinMueller said 4674 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
Tortured
I dig the understated tortured feel, the transparency and simplicity. Inventive sections. Really great honesty in your delivery. I echo Amagi, this is my favorite of all your postings so far.
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SmokeyVW said 4674 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
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thank you sir!

perhaps you could suggest a genre? i posted it under Emo, but later i had second thoughts and moved it to Ambient, but that didn't seem right either. then I remembered Moorlandt's recent fantastic song and figured maybe this song is similar in some way. he had genre'd his song as Downtempo, so i did the same... this genre selection thing always confounds me.

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echoroom said 4674 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
Sweeping
.. in it's scope, this track is a serious piece of work. Lovely melancholic chords in the verse, complimented by your fragile vocal. The break is totally unexpected but works really well - this is a sombre little diamond, my friend.

Steve
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SmokeyVW said 4673 days ago (December 29th, 2006)
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that break was a strange "automatic writing" kind of event for me. i just happened. the bells came along with it, and bled over into the second refrain. later on i realized how apropos that turned out.

thank you for listening and commenting.

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said 4673 days ago (December 30th, 2006)
Breathtaking
This is my fav of yours so far.
And about that genre I think it fits 2 "Ballad" look here... A ballad is a story, usually a narrative or poem, in a song. Any story form may be told as a ballad, such as historical accounts or fairy tales in verse form. It usually has foreshortened, alternating four- and three-stress lines ('ballad meter') and simple repeating rhymes, often with a refrain.
If it is based on political or religious themes, a ballad may be a hymn. It should not be confused with the ballade, a 14th and 15th century French verse form.
And all the fact I got from here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ballad

Happy New Year
Skean
SmokeyVW said 4672 days ago (December 31st, 2006)
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hmmm... maybe it is a ballad.

thanks for listening and commenting - glad you liked it

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Mcboy said 4672 days ago (December 31st, 2006)
wow
talking about wearing u r soul on u r sleeve.....super fine passionate singing.....bravo....!
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SmokeyVW said 4672 days ago (December 31st, 2006)
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thank you very much!

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BranDaMan said 4672 days ago (December 31st, 2006)
touching
I was glad I stumbled onto this song, it's genuine and honest. Great production as well.
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SmokeyVW said 4670 days ago (January 2nd, 2007)
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i'm glad you found this too! this song just appeared out of nowhere. the vocal delivery came out of a profound feeling of loss - which is very curious, since i am not personally in that frame of mind at all. it's very mysterious to me...

thank you


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SmokeyVW said 4666 days ago (January 6th, 2007)
new version of this song

just created a new, very different version of this song.

here it is: http://www.macjams.com/song/27741

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mtriviso said 4665 days ago (January 7th, 2007)
Syd Comes to Mind
Syd was the first thing that came into my mind. Evocative tune. It has desperation all over it.
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SmokeyVW said 4663 days ago (January 8th, 2007)
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yeah, Bud thought it was about Syd Barrett too.

i think it just reveals his influence (and PF's) on my musical tastes...

thanks for listening!

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