Thursday, September 16, 2004

Ice-Cream Castles in the Air

Thievery more obscure, but no less apt: Listen to the twice-repeated melodic figure whisper-sung early on in Sixtoo’s “Storm Clouds and Silver Linings,” before the song devolves into an old-school Damo Suzuki shriekfest. D’you hear it? Though it’s almost unrecognizable in this context, it’s an echo of the verse melody to Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now.” That can’t be a coincidence...

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