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beckoning round the bend...

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by opethpainter, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. opethpainter

    opethpainter the psychedelic servant

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    i was simply wondering... WTF does that line from MAYH (the song is 'karma') mean?

    someone - maybe mikael himself - can please help me?
     
  2. Galiral

    Galiral The Bored One

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    there's a similar line in bwp titletrack
    "Perversions bloom round the bend"
     
  3. the opeth affinity

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    and wreath? 'Our woven tragedy is just round the bend'
     
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    Almost the same in White Cluster: "Beckoning right behind me"
     
  5. metalhead416

    metalhead416 New Metal Member

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    im sure its one of those....unintelligble(sp?),,,,just for rhyming/flowing kindda lines...everyones guilty of it...."stnad up besides teh fireplace"....hahaha...who knows wshat that meant either.....PEAC EOUT
     
  6. KjeXXXer

    KjeXXXer Let there be Opeth

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    Beckon = wait/call, etc
    Bend = turn in the road, corner

    waiting around the corner/turn in the road, then.

    Lolol grow a brain morans haha!

    That last bit was a joke btw. But the use of language really isn't that cryptic.
     
  7. Seance

    Seance Still Writes in Crayon

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    just around the river bend
     
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    ^Haha, Pocahontas...best Opeth song IMO.
     
  9. opeth fan

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    down by the river


    out went the fire
     
  10. Zed Leppelin

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    CLOSE TO THE EDGE DOWN BY A RIVER
     
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    I always thought he said "Bigger on the bench"
     
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    batastrophe Frivolous and near great.

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    Hahah
     
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    Netherworld Industrial Twilight

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    Most likely was written for this very purpose. To wonder...
     
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    Beastkeeper Brain Driller

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    Travis Bassist

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  16. opethpainter

    opethpainter the psychedelic servant

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    great, on the 'bend' term explanation there's also:

    around or round the bend, Slang. insane; crazy: These interruptions will send me round the bend!
     

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