domingo, 17 de febrero de 2008

1974

Se puede crecer con una canción sonando al lado y no prestarle jamás atención a la letra. Sobre todo, claro, si el disco (sí, disco, una cosa negra más grande que un plato con surcos que se guarda en un sobre de cartón) se perdió unos años antes de adquirir la competencia en lengua inglesa necesaria para hacerlo.

Este post viene, entonces, algunos años retrasado. O señala, más bien, el momento en el que la canción vino particularmente bien. Es de Paul Williams, se llama "Special to me", está en el soundtrack de Phantom of the Paradise y no me acuerdo de quién la canta, caramba.




Caught up in your wheelin' dealin' you've got no time left for simple feelin'
I thought I knew you but I didn't know you at all
Trapped inside your world of worry you miss so much when you always hurry
Well slow down baby you'll only get hurt if you fall

Well you told me one time that you'd be somebody
That you weren't workin' just to survive
But you're workin' so hard that you don't even know you're alive
Workin' so hard to be somebody special not working just to survive
Well you're special to me babe but what I don't see babe is
Where you go once you arrive
Where we go once we arrive

Damn all evil that takes possession until your pipe dreams become obsessions
They scare me baby and we should have nothing to fear
I'm no child but I can't help wonder it seems like some kind of spell you're under
You're listnin' baby but somehow you don't really hear

Well you told me one time that you'd be somebody
That you weren't workin' just to survive
But you're workin' so hard that you don't even know you're alive
Workin' so hard to be somebody special not working just to survive
Well you're special to me babe but what I don't see babe is
Where you go once you arrive
Where we go once we arrive

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