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Wes Inman
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Everything is a stretch.

I could match up the story Alice in Wonderland just as easy. And it fits better.

Starts off with Speak to Me

"I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the
most of us...very hard to explain why you're mad, even
if you're not mad..."

This refers to the Mad Hatter

Breathe

"Run, rabbit run"

This is when Alice is chasing the rabbit.

Alice: It was much pleasanter at home, when one wasn't always growing larger and smaller, and being ordered about by mice and rabbits.

The first lines of Breathe are "Home, home again, I like to be here when I can"
See how easy this is???

Time

Alice: What a funny watch! It tells the day of the month, and it doesn't tell what o'clock it is!

The Hatter: Why should it? Does your watch tell you what year it is?

Alice: Of course not, but that's because it stays the same year for such a long time together.

The Hatter: …which is just the case with mine.

Mad Hatter: No wonder you're late. Why, this watch is exactly two days slow.

Us and Them

The Duchess: Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.

Alice: I can't explain myself, I'm afraid, Sir, because I'm not myself you see.

Brain Damage

Alice: But I don't want to go among mad people.

The Cat: Oh, you can't help that. We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad

Alice: How do you know I'm mad?

The Cat: You must be. Or you wouldn't have come here.

If you know something better than Rock and Roll, I'd like to hear it - Jerry Lee Lewis


   
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fleaaaaaa
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Wes has convinced me, I'm putting my money on the table for his theory that Alice in wonderland and Dark side of the moon were designed to go hand in hand.

together we stand, divided we fall..........


   
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smokindog
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Hmmm....Me thinks someones been in the mushrooms again :lol: :lol:

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Badlands53
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Think about the album cover. "Somewhere over the Rainbow"

Well, if you can't make it, stay hard, stay hungry, stay alive, if you can, and meet me in a dream of this hard land.


   
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Oenyaw
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I didn't get it.

But "Skatetown USA" is great if you wait 20 minutes and put on David Bowie "Ziggy Stardust"

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Ricochet
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I imagine that if you've been partaking heavily of the smoking herb, you could watch Lone Wolf McQuade while playing Back In Black and perceive deep meaning in their juxtaposition.

"A cheerful heart is good medicine."


   
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rocker
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not a chance i can't buy that 8)

even god loves rock-n-roll


   
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chuckster
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Hmm. Complete tosh. Thats 42 minutes 37 seconds of my life I'll never get back. :lol:

Some interesting coincidences though. And a good excuse to listen to one of the all time great albums.

8)

I've had a lot of sobering thoughts in my time.
It was them that turned me to drink.


   
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clockworked
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In my History class my professor always plays music before every class.. just odd songs that connect to the days lessons. One was Bon Jovi's "Shot through the heart" (or whatever it's called), she's played Bowie's "China Girl", etc, etc..

Anyway, there's one girl near the front of the class who always watches Korean Soap Operas on her laptop, and me and a friend have always noticed the connections between whatever song the professor plays in the morning and those Korean dramas. It's uncanny.

So, personally, I tend to believe all artists across all genres write their songs to match up perfectly with Korean dramas.

Used to be, was a part of me felt like hiding.. but now it comes through. Comes through to you.


   
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Ricochet
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A walk through Wal-Mart with Frank Zappa playing on the iPod produces some interesting "connections." Even without the weed. :lol:

"A cheerful heart is good medicine."


   
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Oenyaw
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I'm thinking "The Torture Never Stops" "Wind Up Working in A Gas Station" "Eddie Are You Kidding?"

That's great.

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Ghost
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Frank Zappa has to work well with the 24 hour news channels. :lol:

"Money" playing to the stock market woos. :twisted:

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Ricochet
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"The Slime" ought to go especially well with that.

"A cheerful heart is good medicine."


   
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REDSTRAT
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THE CORECT ALUM TITLE IS -THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.NOW ITS CALLED DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.


   
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By not bothering to type 'the', I saved about as much time as you saved by not bothering to turn caps lock off ;)

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