Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Lantern

Their Satanic Majesties Request
Track 7
"The Lantern" – 4:23

Not even a song – a sketch of a song, maybe. Contains exactly one good idea: Keith's great electric lick that comes in at the end of most lines.

We in our present life knew that the stars were right.
That if you are the first to go, you'll leave a sign to let me know, tell me so.
Please, carry the Lantern lights.
Listen, I'm 37 years old and I don't do drugs. I just don't need this kind of song in my life.