Monday, February 11, 2008

Across The Universe

Current mood:Trippy
Category: Music

Last night I saw the movie Across The Universe. I loved it. It began with Jude (Jim Sturgess), sitting on a quiet beach front singing "Girl", and ends with "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" playing during the end credits. In between is some fantastic music and a pretty good story as well. You have to know the Beatles' catalog to get the subtle references to their songs sprinkled throughout the movie. It is fun to try and find them. Names alone: Lucy, Jude, Sadie, Mr. Kite, Dr. Robert, Prudence, JoJo, Rita.


I love this song, not only the melody, but the words. Poetry, plain and simple - simply Lennon/McCartney. I can so relate to the second verse.


Strawberry Fields Forever



Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.

Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.
It's getting hard to be someone but it all works out, it doesn't matter much to me.

Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.

No one I think is in my tree, I mean it must be high or low.
That is you can't you know tune in but it's all right, that is I think it's not too bad.

Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.

Always, no sometimes, think it's me, but you know I know and it's a dream.
I think I know I mean a 'Yes' but it's all wrong, that is I think I disagree.

Let me take you down, 'cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.
Strawberry Fields forever.

Check out the Beatles doing a video for the song. You happen to think drugs were involved? Of course they were silly.






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