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It’s not a love song

A Modest Proposal

In English writing, the phrase “a modest proposal” is now conventionally an allusion to this style of straight-faced satire.

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Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Verklärte Nacht

A particular point of controversy was the use of a single ‘nonexistent’ (that is, uncategorized and therefore unpermitted) inverted ninth chord, which resulted in its rejection by the Vienna Music Society.

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I feel so blind I can’t make out the passing road signs

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Behind those mountains

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So tired
Soul searching
I followed the sounds to a cathedral
Imagine my surprise to find that they were produced by Brian Eno

“Brian Eno” by MGMT

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