Eyes Wide Open is a dystopian vision that probably couldn't be more at odds with the place I recorded it. My parents have a beautiful block of land on the Mornington Penninsula in Victoria and its one of my favorite places in the world... maybe its some kind of subconscious fear of loosing a place like that in my life, like some weird sense of inevitability that indirectly inspired these apocalyptic musings.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Walking the Plank with Eyes Wide Open
Been getting a number of musician Gotye's songs stuck in my head lately. I heard Eyes Wide Open lots of times before realizing it had an environmental message. Check it:
Gotye talks about the song in a "making of" video: