Ben Sidran’s Cool Paradise, track 08

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Ben Sidram's Cool ParadiseIn our continuing series of fascinating lyrical anecdotes derived from Ben Sidran’s 1990 album Cool Paradise, today Ben finds himself in an existential quandry, full of loathing and self-doubt and wracked with the pain and isolation of his musical existance, in the song Goodbye Blackbird:

No one here…
Can ever understand me.
I’ll be home, kinda late tonight…
Blackbird… bye bye…

Perhaps those aformentioned people cannot understand him due to the fact he’s the kind of person who converses with an avian being regarding his evening plans. They’re The Word you know.

Wow a Ben Sidran, Weird Al Yankovic and Trashmen reference in the one post. I'm on fire. No wait, that was the last post.

Other tracks:
#01,
#02,
#03,
#04,
#05,
#06,
#07,
#09,
#10,
#11.

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