‘Things Behind the Sun’ by Nick Drake

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Things Behind The Sun by Nick Drake

I’ve been wanting to post this song for a while now, because not only is it good, but I love the title as well. Things Behind the Sun… for some reason this sounds like such a creepy, nuerotic title to me. My overly imaginative brain starts thinking about a person who’s afraid giant space beings with horrible teeth that live on the other side of the sun from us, just waiting for the right moment to destroy us all.

Obviously this isn’t what the song is about, but Nick Drake’s vocals are slow and creepy, and my vision of these giant beasts destroying the planet would definitely be in slow motion and creepy as shit. This is a weird post, I know, but listen to the song, it’s a gem.

Bobby

July 21, 2009