It was a very emotional time as I was at the end of one big love affair and the start of another. . It would have sounded absolutely fucking awful. Other than that, I love the song. Also just wanted to say thanks to Dylan, Shawn And Gern.
I still enjoy hearing it on the radio even today and sounds just as good as it did then. Pinprick holes in a colorless sky, Let insipid figures of light pass by. Justin Hayward was given a set of satin sheets and in an interview i saw, he stated he couldnt sleep in them as he had a beard at the time! The Moody Blues recording of the song was featured prominently in the soundtrack, particularly during a rooftop dance sequence. Of course this is so very untrue. Then Mike added his Mellotron riff, and suddenly the others were interested.
Nighttime, to some, a brief interlude, To others, the fear of solitude. I wrote that girl many letters that I knew I would never give to her. He wanted to tell me he was gay but couldn't bring himself too! Both compilations feature the track in a slightly different form than on Days of Future Passed, giving both spoken and instrumental tracks an echo effect. For the second edited version with the song's writing credited to Hayward , the early parts of the song were kept intact, ending early at 4:26. You wouldn't recognize it but if you like the classic late '70's punk sound, you'd like it. Lodge: We asked for 24-hour studio time, so we could have a lock-out, which was unheard of. Then it started to really take off in France.
The Moody Blues enjoyed a long and illustrious career that took them well into the 2010's, and included thousands of performances, most of which featured this song. The orchestral parts were performed separately and edited between and around the Moody Blues parts, so the orchestra did not actually accompany the group. I love this song and all the songs on the album, and I've been lucky enough to see the Moody Blues in concert twice and Justin Hayward solo once and I hope to see them again sooner or later. It gave us a style that suddenly seemed to work for us. I suppose they don't want a lenghty discussion on this board.
It also hit number one in Canada. The song appears in a number of movies American Dreamz 2006 aka American Dreamz Australia Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo 2005 Stealth 2005 Böse Zellen 2003 aka Free Radicals Europe: English title International: English title Casino 1995 aka Casino France Shattered 1991 this is not a full list It was also used by a contestant recently on American Idol Another story concerning this song is it's ownership and the ownership of the 12 string that it was compossed on. He broke her heart when he left her to face childbirth alone and to play both parents at the tender age of 18. Because you do it in sound check and it's fine, but when there's an audience there, it completely transforms the experience. The only time the orchestra comes in on Days Of Future Passed is halfway through the last verse of Nights.
Celebrating the great songwriters, producers and artists who created the sound of American popular song, Second Disc Records, in conjunction with Real Gone Music, has released newly-curated collections produced by Joe from iconic artists such as The Supremes, Melissa Manchester, Laura Nyro, Bobby Darin and Johnny Mathis, legendary producer Bob Crewe, soul legend Wilson Pickett, and many others. I got chills the first time I heard the song and everytime I hear it. She explained it to me, somehow. I guess its about getting it on in white satin which i would like to do with Justin. Basically regret, in a nutshell. In 1973 my family moved 200 miles away. The images are for illustrative purposes only and are not contractual.
All musical material is re-recorded and does not use in any form the original music or original vocals or any feature of the original recording. I did write letters, never meaning to send. Louis, MoI remember hearing the full version of this song on the radio while driving and turned it up full volume as i felt I was in a dream listening to this hauntingly beautiful but heartbreaking love song. Riders entered through a bead curtain and were provided with 3D glasses. We started in the morning and we finished at 5pm. If this song comes on when someone else is in the room or in the car I have to turn it off. It is a song that my dad had chosen for my mom, which meant the world to her because he was the love of her life.
Your brain is filling in the picture. It is focusing on what people could have, should have or would have done. Very romantic song, but also some regret and sentimentality in there too. I've read that Justin wrote the song in the transition period from one love to another - a situation I happen to find myself in now although I haven't exactly figured out what to do with my feelings as I am still in the first relationship - 4 years with a woman I do love - and am unsure of the possibilities with the other, who is a longtime friend. He has felt privileged to work on productions alongside artists such as the late Jack Klugman, Eli Wallach, Arthur Laurents, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It is personal and individual! Varnals: We did three bounces from one four-track to another, with a view to getting lots of Mellotron on, because its sound needed layering and smoothing out.