Jul
29
2020

‘Baba O’Riley.’

5 Comments

  • acat says:

    Ah, the classics.
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    This one speaks to generations .. The Who tapped into a major artery.
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    Mew

    • Luke says:

      They were the root of punk and metal.
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      But that obelisk really should have been a stack of Marshall speakers.

      • acat says:

        I’ve always thought it was more .. subtle .. than that.
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        The obelisk implies the massive Marshall speakers that eventually caused members of The Who hearing loss ..
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        There’s also a note of early post-industrial hopelessness, and end-of-empire bitterness in the lone remaining concrete piling, lone sentinel watching over a gravel pit.
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        Of course, I have *no idea* what The Who et al thought it meant.
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        Mew

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