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Aurora – Animal

An evening pause: Beautiful and haunting, but listen closely to these lyrics and you will hear our dark future singing.

Hat tip Lee Stevenson.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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One comment

  • Cotour

    She is a beautiful little high energy musical / performance genius. Very unique. Weird? Maybe a little.

    And while her lyrics appear to be disturbing initially in the context of our modern world, she IMO is more of a traditional type woman than she presents as and is searching for love, belonging and leadership (Just like every other young / woman does) although in her bio she does say that she has had relationships with both men and women.

    That is my read anyway.

    Aurora: Conqueror:
    “Broken mornings, broken nights and broken days in between
    Open ground, the sky is open, makes an open sea
    Just like in fiction, in every addiction
    Oh oh, fantasy’s taking over, awake me
    I’ve been looking for the conqueror
    But you don’t seem to come my way
    I’ve been looking for the only one
    But you don’t seem to come my way
    Broken me and broken them
    You are broken too
    Open ears, their eyes are open
    Makes me call for you”

    Animal:
    “You are the victim
    The victim of my love
    I dangle up on rooftops
    Before I push you off
    I stand at the headlights
    Looking for a corner where I can’t be found
    With a goddess in my right eye
    Watching every lover on the battleground
    You’re hunting for love
    Killing for pleasure
    Lost in a concrete jungle
    If I am alone
    Make me a stranger
    Lost in a concrete jungle (He-lay)”

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