diumenge, de gener 18, 2009

" As I Sat Sadly By Her Side" Nick Cave

Nick Cave, belleza y austeridad de un genio.

5 comentaris:

pe-jota ha dit...

"As I sat sadly by her side"

As I sat sadly by her side
At the window, through the glass
She stroked a kitten in her lap
And we watched the world as it fell past
Softly she spoke these words to me
And with brand new eyes, open wide
We pressed our faces to the glass
As I sat sadly by her side

She said, "Father, mother, sister, brother,
Uncle, aunt, nephew, niece,
Soldier, sailor, physician, labourer,
Actor, scientist, mechanic, priest
Earth and moon and sun and stars
Planets and comets with tails blazing
All are there forever falling
Falling lovely and amazing"

Then she smiled and turned to me
And waited for me to reply
Her hair was falling down her shoulders
As I sat sadly by her side

As I sat sadly by her side
The kitten she did gently pass
Over to me and again we pressed
Our different faces to the glass
"That may be very well", I said
"But watch the one falling in the street
See him gesture to his neighbours
See him trampled beneath their feet
All outward motion connects to nothing
For each is concerned with their immediate need
Witness the man reaching up from the gutter
See the other one stumbling on who can not see"

With trembling hand I turned toward her
And pushed the hair out of her eyes
The kitten jumped back to her lap
As I sat sadly by her side

Then she drew the curtains down
And said, "When will you ever learn
That what happens there beyond the glass
Is simply none of your concern?
God has given you but one heart
You are not a home for the hearts of your brothers

And God does not care for your benevolence
Anymore than he cares for the lack of it in others
Nor does he care for you to sit
At windows in judgement of the world He created
While sorrows pile up around you
Ugly, useless and over-inflated"

At which she turned her head away
Great tears leaping from her eyes
I could not wipe the smile from my face
As I sat sadly by her side

El Velvet de Cierto Pelo ha dit...

Pe-Jota y no debemos subestimar su guapura de macho alfa.
Amén de la belleza de sus canciones, de la crudeza y austeridad de su música y todo lo que se puede decir de un genio, la obra de Cave comprende también novelas, guiones de cine, bandas sonoras, cómics, más lo que se acumule esta semana.
Lo dicho, el hombre es un genio alfa.
Saludos de terciopelo

Luz de Gas ha dit...

Más que un genio es un iluminado y de los que están bien iluminados

gaysinley ha dit...

Interesante canción y una voz muy agradable al oido...

Pues si es curioso el ambiente de un vagón de metro, las miradas, los silencios, las palabras vacias, ... a mi encanta mirar y ser mirado.

Un besote. Amigo

senses or nonsenses ha dit...

adoro a este tío!!!
cada vez más...
escúchate el último álbum si aún no lo has hecho, a ver qué te parece.

un abrazo.

pd.: sí, sí que te gusta david trullo.
fue un descubrimiento tuyo.

quiero escuchar otra vez a n.cave...