L.C. Song Hunt

General discussion about Leonard Cohen's songs and albums
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Goldin » Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:50 pm

You are right, Rachel!
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by anny » Sun Jun 07, 2015 1:15 am

holydove wrote:"and now do you come back to bring your prisoner wine and bread"
:? I did'nt have a clue .... holydove and Roman can you pls explain what the word is(I could'nt find it) and how you found it ?
thanks
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Goldin » Sun Jun 07, 2015 11:30 am

Goldin wrote:Anyway, it's time for a selfish promotion of my new instagram account (with some old photos on it). I hope, there you'll find new pictures from Hydra soon (so feel free to follow)!

And now - the next question: what does the name of this account mean?
andycbtbypwab (and now do you come back to bring your prisoner wine and bread)
Goldin wrote:A word that sometimes refers to LC in his own lyrics is hidden behind one of these letters.
I finally broke into the prison
...
and it ain't exactly prison
but you'll never be forgiven
for whatever you've done
with the keys
...
It's like they tore away my blindfold,
and they said "we're gonna let this prisoner live."
...
You got me singing
Like a prisoner in a jail
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by holydove » Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:57 pm

Thanks, Roman. For the record, I didn't do the "Ctrl+F" thing to find the word; it just suddenly came to me, what those letters stood for. (Actually, when I tried to do the Ctrl+F thing afterwards, it didn't work).

Next question: There is a lyric which suggests that, within our physicality (or a function of our physicality), can be seen an image which represents an eternal truth of the universe.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by holydove » Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:58 pm

To be more specific: The image lies concealed behind curtains of skin, & the eternal truth it represents is of a recurring, cyclical nature.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:20 pm

Hi holydove,

There's an arguably eternal truth expressed in the lines of "Anthem" that read:
Ah the wars they will
be fought again
The holy dove
She will be caught again
bought and sold again
the dove is never free.

The heart is concealed between layers ("curtains") of skin and it has its place in "Anthem":
Every heart, every heart
to love will come
but like a refugee.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by holydove » Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:46 am

Hi Steven,

There is certainly eternal truth in Anthem & everything you said is true. But I'm thinking of something else. In the lyric I'm referring to, the narrator is compelled to move the "curtain" aside in order to see this ancient symbol which represents a universal truth. There is also an element of self-destruction in the image that he sees behind the "curtain".
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by B4real » Tue Jun 09, 2015 2:00 am

Hi Rachel,

"And when we fell together all our flesh was like a veil
that I had to draw aside to see
the serpent eat its tail"
~ Last Year’s Man

(I'll catch up with you later on today - running out of time now)
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by holydove » Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:31 am

B4real wrote:Hi Rachel,

"And when we fell together all our flesh was like a veil
that I had to draw aside to see
the serpent eat its tail"
~ Last Year’s Man
You got it, Bev!

(& catch up whenever it works for you, my dear)
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:42 am

Hi,

Someone in a song is, non-metaphorically speaking, "six feet under." Who will identify the song?
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by B4real » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:14 am

Hey Steven, are there any rules (maybe not :) ) to this L.C. Song Hunt?
Do you have to earn your turn to post a question by guessing the answer correctly?
Or can it be anyone who is first to post after someone else has answered the question successfully?
Is it on all occasions that a line or lines from a song and its title is asked for?
Could the individual who is posting the question vary this if they clearly explain the different situation?

It doesn’t matter to me who does what, when and how, just wanting some clarification.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Tue Jun 09, 2015 10:35 pm

Hi B4real,

Hadn't contemplated any rules. :)

I'm with you in that it doesn't matter "who does what, when and how," in regards to the thread protocol
questions you asked. Of course, there's a possibility of concurrent song hunt questions leading to
confusion. May change my mind in the future should there be too much confusion or if other problems
come into play. Thanks for asking.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:18 am

Hi,

Here is a clue for the "six foot under" question: A song character is buried in a cemetery.
This character is a close relative of the song's protagonist.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by mnkyface » Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:35 am

After much lurking and thinking and struggling, I've come to the conclusion that I am not smart enough for this game! :lol: :roll: :oops:
But I soooo want to play, because I soooo miss the Picture Game!
Anyway, here is my attempt:

whistling past his Daddy's grave
Why Don't You Try
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by B4real » Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:25 am

Yes, you are clever Esther! I miss the PG very much too – and I miss your images and talking to you about them :(

Steven, I’ll try these lines:

Where I knew she lay waiting
Under the marble and the snow
I said, Mother I’m frightened

~Night Comes On
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Attitude is a self-fulfilling prophecy ~ me ...... The magic of art is the truth of its lies ~ me ...... Only left-handers are in their right mind!
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