terça-feira, 30 de novembro de 2010

Onde estará?: The Lost Art of Conversation?



Why all the distance in existence
Join the resistance
Come on, let's start by talking tactics
With pepper-pots and matchsticks
Here's how we practice the lost art of conversation
David Jason - Francis Bacon - Frank Lampard
It's gonna take some concentration
But all the best things do

There's a terrific neolithic tribe in the pacific
They've got no cars, no televisions
No money, no ambitions
Just some pigs and some chickens
And the lost art of conversation
The League of Nations - The English Patient - Joan of Arc
It's gonna take some imagination
But all the best things do

Don't try this in public or they'll  think you've got insane
And it won't be long before the men in white coats come
To take you far away

We had a comrade, a brave comrade
He could talk for whole days
But then he tried to be a hero
Tried talking 'bout Jean Miro to commuters wearing earphones
He almost die for conversation
Hallucinations - Good Vibrations - Van Dyke Parks
Greyhound racing - Steeple chasing - The Reformation
Transubstantiation - Bram Stoker's creation
The Land of the Thracians, and right back to the start
It's gonna take some time and patience
But all the best things do

Don't try this in public or they'll  think you've got insane
And it won't be long before the men in white coats come
To take you far away, far away
Well here they come



Neil Hannon

Em Lisboa


4 comentários:

ângela f. marques disse...

FANTÁSTICO, Ana Paula! Obrigada. Não conhecia.
(mas fiquei com uma dúvida: tem som? não ouvi...)
Valeu o poema.

Beijo

José Manuel Marinho disse...

"There's a terrific neolithic tribe in the pacific
They've got no cars, no televisions
No money, no ambitions
Just some pigs and some chickens
And the lost art of conversation(...)" Com "... " the lost art of conversation" fica tudo dito. Muito a propósito, nesta Lisboa com pouca conversa e demasiada correria. Abraço.

Ana Paula Sena disse...

Olá, Ângela :)

Eu também gostei muito. Mas ouve-se, sim. Pelo menos, eu tenho ouvido...

De qualquer modo, a meu ver, a letra é realmente o melhor desta música. Portanto, viva o essencial!

Um beijo com amizade.

Ana Paula Sena disse...

Olá, Jota :)

Sem dúvida, muita correria e pouquíssima conversa!

Será por tal que quase ninguém se entende? :)

Um abraço de volta.