About "Flood I"

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I hadn't founded on the dictionary the word "hallway". Should I know its meaning?
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Once upon a time, when I was a much younger b'stard than I am today, and a mere stripling of evilness, I once asked my dad what a word meant. He gave me the one of the soundest pieces of advice I've ever had, and I pass it on to you today.

He said, " I can tell you what the word means, of course - but then you won't remember the meaning. If you go and look up that word in the distionary, then you'll remember it always." And by gods he was right.

I might suggest you use a better dictionary, or avail yourself of one of the online resources.
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THANKS, you've given me a big help ;D
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It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
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silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
I've never though of it like that...... innocence is bliss!

But I think you may be right...
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streamline wrote:
silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
I've never though of it like that...... innocence is bliss!

But I think you may be right...
lady parts innit ;D

its all about sex ;)
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silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
:eek: I'd not thought of that :eek:
If her [ahem] 'hallway' was moving like the ocean (lucky girl), then the "head of the river, the source of the sea" would have uterine connotations.

Wow - I've been listening to Floodland for almost 20 years and I've never looked at it in this way before. I thought it was all about drugs, but it looks like I've only been seeing it from one perspective. Thanks! :notworthy:
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streamline wrote:
silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
I've never though of it like that...... innocence is bliss!

But I think you may be right...
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you never saw that as rude :eek: :lol: :lol:

though i think, flood I is the anticipation; it's flood II is pure shagging music

i read Von quote somewhere (though i did it myself and gave it out on compilations years back) that flood I and II were destined to be one track - the record company thought it too long, so it was broken down - makes more sense as one track

something about drowning together :von:
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EvilBastard wrote:
silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
:eek: I'd not thought of that :eek:
If her [ahem] 'hallway' was moving like the ocean (lucky girl), then the "head of the river, the source of the sea" would have uterine connotations.

Wow - I've been listening to Floodland for almost 20 years and I've never looked at it in this way before. I thought it was all about drugs, but it looks like I've only been seeing it from one perspective. Thanks! :notworthy:
I always thought it was about the collapse of Europe in the glare of Americanisation (within the context of the whole album) but there are some very obvious allusions to sex throughout. Lets face facts- Eldritch is a great lyricist who likes to play around with the meaing of words.
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paint it black wrote:
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you never saw that as rude :eek: :lol: :lol:
Now I'm just embarrassed! It is a bit obvious isn't it? :oops:

Apologies for any arse/floor contact! (Now, before you snigger, remember my innocence level is high!!)
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Fitting in hard with harder to come

AH JESUS HEAVENS..........STOP IT!!!!!











MAKING ME HORNY.................AGAIN !!!!!!!
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:eek: :lol:

I feel your pain, dear alice, I really do...
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EvilBastard wrote:
silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
:eek: I'd not thought of that :eek:
If her [ahem] 'hallway' was moving like the ocean (lucky girl), then the "head of the river, the source of the sea" would have uterine connotations.
Life comes from the vagina dude... Sorry to get technical on ya Flipper :P
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silentNate wrote:Life comes from the vagina dude... Sorry to get technical on ya Flipper :P
:eek: Erm...what kind of grades did you get in Biology, sir? Just curious, you understand... :innocent: :lol: :P ;)
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EvilBastard wrote:If her [ahem] 'hallway' was moving like the ocean (lucky girl), then the "head of the river, the source of the sea" would have uterine connotations.
Actually, there's a small (but significant) stop before that, innit? ;)

Sing a song o' cervix, pocket full o'...yeah, never mind. :lol: :oops:
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SINsister wrote:
EvilBastard wrote:If her [ahem] 'hallway' was moving like the ocean (lucky girl), then the "head of the river, the source of the sea" would have uterine connotations.
Actually, there's a small (but significant) stop before that, innit? ;)

Sing a song o' cervix, pocket full o'...yeah, never mind. :lol: :oops:
Cervix ammunition is divided into full cartridge and special purpose cartridges...

True, but it might be described as the upper reaches of the river, rather than the head, no?
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Aye, the true source lies further upstream... ;)
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paint it black wrote:
streamline wrote:
silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
I've never though of it like that...... innocence is bliss!

But I think you may be right...
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you never saw that as rude :eek: :lol: :lol:
but ez, some people hereabouts think bury me deep is about funeral arrangements. :roll: :lol:
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paint it black wrote:
streamline wrote:
silentNate wrote:It also may (or may not) reference something a bit rude :eek:
I've never though of it like that...... innocence is bliss!

But I think you may be right...
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you never saw that as rude :eek: :lol: :lol:
but ez, some people hereabouts think bury me deep is about funeral arrangements. :roll: :lol:
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So I've read the lyrics again,you're all trying to tell me it's about sex,but all they do for me is conjur up a flood in a ground floor flat and someone being rescued.

You're all sick.

Flood II is about sex,great sex by the sound of it.Sex with Liz McLaren after Keef gets a knock back type sex.

Catchy tunes though.

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... it's been a while since last time i'd listened "Floodland", gotta refresh.

it's obvious, all that "sex" connotation, at least should be :wink:
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:but ez, some people hereabouts think bury me deep is about funeral arrangements. :roll: :lol:
I prefer to think that to the alternative. :lol:
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It's also about the underwater tunnel beneath Elbe, how many times before have I said it? :)
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About sex. Deffo. Remember:
Down the river there's a sheep will carry the
dream of the flood
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