Started by SueC, August 06, 2019, 14:28:23
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Quote from: SueC on September 05, 2020, 06:22:18... I first came across it on the "Best Of" (which by the way it's really not, no matter if the record company deigned to call it that - it excludes so many gems in favour of more lightweight material)
Quote from: SueC on September 05, 2020, 06:22:18If one was going to examine the main premise of this song's lyrics, I imagine one could have a lot of fun setting up two debating teams to discuss the affirmative case versus the negative case. But what are we saying yes to?
Quote from: Ulrich on September 06, 2020, 10:31:14Well it says "Greatest hits" (as opposed to "best of") and those "hits" are included!
Quote from: Ulrich on September 06, 2020, 10:31:14Apparently Robert agreed for the record company to release this, as long as he was allowed to compile the b-sides & rarities, which eventually was released in 2003 as (you guessed it) "Join the Dots"! (This project seemed way more important to him than the "hits" compilation.)
Quote from: Ulrich on September 06, 2020, 10:31:14Quote from: SueC on September 05, 2020, 06:22:18If one was going to examine the main premise of this song's lyrics, I imagine one could have a lot of fun setting up two debating teams to discuss the affirmative case versus the negative case. But what are we saying yes to? Well, I believe Robert said there was a government campaign, versus drugs: "Just say no", which kinda inspired the song... ahem...
Quote from: word_on_a_wing on September 07, 2020, 15:04:17...I notice an apple in the video, which seemed a bit out of place, but made me wonder ....do the lyrics have to do with Adam & Eve? The snake trying to invite Eve to eat the apple, encouraging "just say yes"?
Quote(Existentialist) Tuna CasseroleIngredients: 1 large casserole dishPlace the casserole dish in a cold oven. Place a chair facing the oven and sit in it forever. Think about how hungry you are. When night falls, do not turn on the light.from The Jean-Paul Sartre Cookbook
Quote from: SueC on November 12, 2020, 16:18:44Something I came across last week that gives a lot of context for Join The Dots
Quote"Yeah, well, that particular song came out of this ongoing discussion in the band about various ways to live. Monogamy and so on. Within the group, there's a point of view that it's much more satisfying to have several relationships and within those, give and take what you want and what they want. I represent the other extreme, because I'm with one person."
QuoteDo you still see people from the old days', like Siouxsie?"No. She's probably very nice now, but the shit I was given then for having a girlfriend f*cking hell! She thought that was a very middleclass thing to do. Now look at her - comfortably married and living in the south of France. I'm sure she's a lot nicer person for having discovered that love isn't a thing that has to be tucked into a corner."She gave you crap for being surburban?Smith shakes his head: "She gave me crap for being in love.
Quote from: SueC on December 15, 2020, 14:21:07Stephanie sighed and shared a theory (and now you will see why the interview quote above recalled that for me). "A friend of mine back in Europe said to me once that the things we hope to find in one man can rarely be found in one man, and therefore we should get used to looking for four men: One for intellectual conversations, one for outdoors, one for the bedroom, and one with handyman skills."
Quote from: SueC on December 15, 2020, 14:21:07[Under construction...this is going to be a long one and I may end up adding to it for weeks.]
Quote from: SueC on December 21, 2020, 04:16:32Ulrich, a miracle has happened! I actually finished that post I thought might go on and on for weeks!