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- Syd Barrett-

Opel

Syd Barrett - Opel
Opel
The Following Produced By David Gilmour:
Rats, Golden Hair, Dolly Rocker, Wined and Dined, Birdie Hop, Let's Split, Milky Way
The Following Produced By David Gilmour and Roger Waters:
Wouldn't You Miss Me (Dark Globe)
The Following Produced By Malcolm Jones:
Opel
The Following Produced By Peter Jenner:
Clowns and Jugglers, Swan Lee (Silas Lang), Lanky (Part One), Golden Hair (Instrumental)
Released 1988

Opel (Barrett) 6:30

On a distant shore, miles from land
stands the ebony totem in ebony sand
a dream in a mist of gray...
on a far distant shore...

The pebble that stood alone
and driftwood lies half buried
warm shallow waters sweep shells
so the cockles shine...

A bare winding carcass, stark
shimmers as flies scoop up meat, an empty way...
dry tears...
crisp flax squeaks tall reeds
make a circle of gray in a summer way, around man
stood on ground...

I'm trying
I'm trying to find you!
To find you
I'm living, I'm giving,
To find you, To find you,
I'm living, I'm living,
I'm trying, I'm giving

Opel

Una spiaggia lontana, distante miglia da terra
Un totem d'ebano ritto sulla sabbia d'ebano
Un sogno nella bruma grigia
Sulla spiaggia lontana


Il ciottolo che stava solitario
Un pezzo di legno consunto mezzo bruciato
Calde acque basse carezzano conchiglie
E le valve risplendono


Una carcassa nuda e sinuosa, rigida
Luccica mentre le mosche scavano la carne, strada vuota
Lacrime essiccate
Il lino crespo scricchiola, alte canne
Sono un cerchio di grigio estivo, intorno all'uomo
In piedi sul terreno


E cerco
Io cerco
Di trovarti, di trovarti
Io vivo
Io offro
Per trovarti, per trovarti
Io vivo
Vivo
E cerco
Offro

Clowns and Jugglers (Barrett) 3:25

Trip to heave and ho, up down, to and fro'
you have no word
trip, trip to a dream dragon
hide your wings in a ghost tower
sails cackling at every plate we break
was cracked by scattered needles
the little minute gong
coughs and clears his throat
madam you see before you stand
hey ho, never be still
the old original favorite grand
grasshoppers green Herbarian band
and the tune they play is "In Us Confide"
so trip to heave and ho, up down, to and fro'
you have no word
Please leave us here
close our eyes to the octopus ride!

Isn't it good to be lost in the wood
isn't it bad so quiet there, in the wood
meant even less to me than I thought
with a honey plough of yellow prickly seeds
clover honey pots and mystic shining feed...
the madcap laughed at the man on the border
hey ho, huff the Talbot
the winds they blew and the leaves did wag
they'll never put me in their bag
the raging seas will always seep
so high you go, so low you creep
the wind it blows in tropical heat
the drones they throng on mossy seats
the squeaking door will always squeak
two up, two down we'll never meet
Please leave us here
close our eyes to the octopus ride!

Sit up, touching hips
to a madcap galloping chase
"Cheat" he cried shouting kangaroo
it's true in their tree they cried
Please leave us here
close our eyes to the octopus ride!
The madcap laughed at the man on the border
hey ho, huff the Talbot

 

Rats (Barrett) 3:10

Got it hit down
spot knock inside a spider
says: "That's love yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!"
"That's love yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!"
says: "That's love - All know it
TV, teeth, feet, peace, feel it...
"That's love yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!"
"That's love yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!"

like the fall that brings me to
I like the fall that brings me to
I like the cord around sinew
I make a cord around sinew

Duck, the way to least is less
Tea craving of the metal west
'ell tomorrow's rain and test
'ell tomorrow's rain and test
Love an empty son and guess
Love an empty son and guess
pimples dangerous and blessed

Heaving, arriving, tinkling
mingling jets and statuettes
seething wet we meeting fleck
seething wet we meeting fleck
lines and winds and crib and half
each fair day I give you half
of each fair day I give you half
I look into your eyes and you,
flathe in the sun for you...

Bam, spastic, tactile engine
heaving, crackle, slinky, dormy, roofy, wham
I'll have them, fried bloke
broken jardy, cardy, smoocho, moocho, paki, pufftle
sploshette moxy, very smelly,
cable, gable, splintra, channel
top the seam he's taken off

rats, rats lay down flat
we don't need you, we act like that
and if you think you're un-loved
then we know about that...
rats, rats, lay down flat!
yes, yes, yes, yes, lay down flat!

 

Golden Hair (Joyce, Barrett) 1:44

Lean out your window, golden hair
I heard you singing in the midnight air
my book is closed, I read no more
watching the fire dance, on the floor
I've left my book, I've left my room

For I heard you singing through the gloom
singing and singing, a merry air
lean out the window, golden hair...

 

Dolly Rocker (Barrett) 3:00


(Dolly Rocker... It's called Dolly Rocker... It's an old make of dress... Well, months old, you know.. that sort of thing)
I know a sweet girl
she done went out and paid for me
was a sweet girl
after five we went for tea
She seen a Dolly Rocker
She want a girl, she got her
I wanna see her, I know I do
I love you darling, all for you.

You want to meet Pearl?
she's as cute as a squirrel's nut.
She done seen me
said she thought she got the lot.
She's a Dolly Rocker
want to wait 'till I got her
said she knew I know we know I do
said she gotta see me lonely with you.

Oceans may travel, away too long
senses in the gravel, to see yourself at home
nice to be at home
all I'll ever do forever
all my life, you see, when you got her
all I know, you know, I show you, baby
through your head push to you, baby
is a Dolly Rocker.
She know what she got her
She seen a Dolly Rocker
She seen a Dolly Rocker

Bambola a Dondolo (Dolly Rocker)

Conosco una dalce ragazza
Ne ha fatte da pagare per me
Conosco una dolce ragazza
Verso le cinque prendevamo il tè


Sembra una bambola a dondolo
Vuole andare, ha
Voglio vederla, so che lo voglio
Ti amo cara tutto per te


Mi vuoi, ragazzo
è così obliqua
Come uno scoiattolo matto
Non mi vede
Dice che pensava di avere il tutto


è una bambola a dondolo
Voglio aspettare finchè non l'avrò
Dice che sa che so che sappiamo che lo farò
Dice che mi deve vedere solo con te


Gli oceani possono viaggiar via così a lungo
Sensi nella ghiaia per sentirsi a casa
è bello essere a casa
Tutto il mio amore sarà per sempre
Tutta la mia vita la vedrai quando l'avrai persa
Tutto quanto sapevo te lo mostrerò bimba
Alla tua testa per darti una spinta, bella


è una bambola a dondolo
Sapeva di prendersi
Sembra una bambola a dondolo
Sembra una bambola a dondolo

Untitled Words (Barrett) 3:23
(We're running)
Stained, glaucous, glycerine, gold, goat, clover
gold, local stocks, type, food, wild, national, lake, flag,
valve, gyroscope, sect
heat, helium, lead, bare, state, invention, medieval
refraction, faction, ultra-action,
hunter, interest, bullet, market...

Loads, liquids, neon, heater, jaws, jungle
mains, signal, knives, kitchen
ingot, lovely, mirror, mold
Mycenaean, moat, poppy, rubber,
radar, rags, sugar, teak
silver, poke, tin, beetroot,
carrot, ebony, fruit, copper, silk...

Carpet, distant, pigmy, hid, pack,
timber, pudding, straw
raindrops, spattering, ramps
chameleon, prairie, pods, trigger
museum, scales, square, ultra, out of map, vent
volcano, vain, wreck, tactic
tidal, arches, valley, hand
inflect, impression, loom, last, molten
you gamma, meeting
lighting, signal, island, coral-cold

Canzone Di Parole ( Word song )

Macchie glauco glicerina oro capro gomma
Oro provviste locali tipo cibo filo
Lago nazionale bandiera velluto giroscopio
Calore elio piombo puro stato invenzione medievale
Rifrazione fazione utra-azione cacciatore interesse pallottola mercato
Pesi liquidi neon interesse mascelle giungla
Segnale principale coltelli cucina lingotto amare specchio stampo
Micene fossato papavero gomma radar stracci zucchero tek
Argento tazza latta barbabietola carota ebano frutto rame
Seta tappeto distante pigmeo pacchetto nascosto legname budino paglia
Gocce di pioggia spazzano rampe elio prateria bozzoli grilletto
Museo bilancia piazza ultra-alterare fuori mappa passaggio
Vulcano vano relitto tattica marea archi valle mano
Rifletti impressioni in distanza telaio ultimo fuso
Tu vecchia incontro accensione segnale Irlanda corallo freddo

Wined and Dined (Barrett) 3:05

Wined and dined, oh it seemed just like a dream!
Girl was so kind.
kind of love I'd never seen
only last summer, it's not so long ago...
just last summer, now musk winds blow...

Wined and dined, oh it seemed just like a dream!
Girl was so kind.
kind of love I'd never seen
only last summer, it's not so long ago...
just last summer, now musk winds blow...

Chalk underfoot, life I should prove
dancing in heat, our love and you...

Wined and dined, oh it seemed just like a dream!
Girl was so kind.
kind of love I'd never seen
only last summer, it's not so long ago...
just last summer, now musk winds blow...

 

Swan Lee (Silas Lang) (Barrett) 3:11

Swan Lee got up at the Running Foot pow-wow,
heading from the fire to his waiting canoe.
Chattering Squaw untied the wigwam door,
the chief blew smoke rings two by two!

The land in silence stands...

Swan Lee, his boat by the bank in the darkness,
loosened the rope in the creek is entwined.
A feather from the wing of a wild young eagle,
pointed to the land where his fortune he'd find

The land in silence stands

Swan Lee paddled on from the land of his fathers,
his eyes scanned the undergrowth on either side.
From the shore hung a hot, heavy, creature infested
tropic, Swan Lee had a bow by his side

The land in silence stands

Swan Lee kept time, half on land, half on water,
Grizzly bear and raccoon his fare.
He followed his ears to the great water fall,
Swan Lee knew deep down that his squaw was there!

The land in silence stands....

Suddenly the rush of the mighty great thunder,
confronted Swan Lee as his song he sang,
In the dawn, with his squaw, he was battling homewards
It was all written down by Long Silas Lang.

The land in silence stands...
The land in silence stands...
The land in silence stands.

Swan Lee (silas Lang)

Swan Lee si alzò e corse lontano al pow wow
Si vestì accanto al fuoco per la canoa in attesa
Le squaw schiamazzanti aprirono la porta del wigwam
Il capo emetteva anelli di fumo a due a due


La terra sta in silenzio


Swan Lee, la barca presso riva nell'oscurità
Scioglie la fune che aveva veloce intrecciato
Una penna dell'ala d'una giovane aquila selvaggia
Indicava la terra dove trovar fortuna


La terra sta in silenzio


Swan Lee pagaiava via dalla terra dei suoi padri
Occhi forse sottomisura da entrambe i lati
Dalla spiaggia la fame, ogni creatura infestata dal caldo
Il tropicale Swan Lee aveva una barca al suo fianco


La terra sta in silenzio


Swan Lee fu scacciato da una terra fuori dall'acqua
Orsi grizzly e procioni la sua ricompensa
Seguì i suoi remi alla grande cascata
Così Swan Lee conobbe gente e là c’era la sua squaw


La terra sta in silenzio


All’improvviso la corsa del gran possente tuono
Affrontò Swan Lee che cantava questa canzone
All’alba con la squaw pagaiava verso casa
E tutto fu scritto Silas Long


La terra sta in silenzio
La terra sta in silenzio
La terra sta in silenzio

Birdie Hop (Barrett) 2:27

Birdie Hop - he do, he hop along
a lonely bird upon a window there
he, he, there he blow
a windy snow, he knew the snow,
I know the snow, a hoppy bird

The antelope ride around the parasol
just to see if he's a man
enough to meet you in the sandpit
on a flying kind of sign in a meddlesome way
you know the way - I see the flies
she's a little kite the sort
you think you might like to fly
and like a kite you get to see her
every night, you know the way
she's only paving her way -
hectochrome plane - I see the flies.

Birdie Hop - he do, he hop along
a lonely bird upon a window there
he, he, there he blow
a windy snow, he knew the snow,
I know the snow, a hoppy bird

A camel woke up to a polish dawn
wouldn't look to see his feet had gone
he wouldn't like it
wouldn't have the strength to fight it,
I see the flies
I'm the only bird, a little third,
I lost a quarter
had a yearning to be earning just a dollar a day
in a way you shouldn't like it, hectochrome plane
I see the flies.

Uccellino Hop (Birdie Hop)


Uccellino Hop,sì,saltella su e giù
Uccello solo sul davanzale
Soffia vento e nevischio
Conosce la neve, conosco la neve
Uccellino felice


Corsa d’antilope intorno al parasole
Per capire se è abbastanza uomo da affrontarti nella sabbia
Cercando come di volare da importuno
Sai come, so come
Vedo le mosche


Piccola, un aquilone, da far volare
E come un aquilone la vedi ogni sera
Sai come, vedo le mosche
E lei si apre la strada


Uccellino hop, si ,saltella su e giù
Uccello solo sulla finestra
Soffia vento e nevischio
Conosce la neve, conosco la neve
Uccellino felice


Un cammello si svegliò in un’alba pulita
Non osava vedere che i piedi gli erano spariti
Non l’avrebbe apprezzato
Non avrebbe avuto la forza di combattere
Vedo le mosche


Sono l’unico uccello, un uccellino, ho perso un quartino
Desideravo guardare solo un dollaro oggi
In certo modo non l’avrei apprezzato
Vedo le mosche

Let's Split (Barrett) 2:35

Everything about,
about to go out,
me out, you out,
yes and everything is out
about, out...
out, out, out, out, out, out,
Let's split!
I'm telling you this is it!

Everything is down,
and hound, hound, hound
back down, down, down
even everything is down
abound and down,
down, down, down, down, down, down
Let's split!
Tellin' you this is it!

Nobody is right tonight,
night, height, right, tight,
it isn't right
Me out, you out
And everything is out
out, out, out, out, out, out
Let's split!

Separiamoci (let’s split)


Tutto è sul punto sul punto di uscir fuori
Io fuori tu fuori
Si e tutto è fuori sul fuori
Fuori fuori fuori fuori fuori


Separiamoci
Ti dico che è il caso


Tutto è giù e blu blu blu
Ancora giù giù giù
Addirittura tutto è giù
Abbandonato giù giù giù giù giù


Separiamoci
Ti dico che è il caso


Nessuno ha ragione stasera sera altera fiera pera
Non è giusto
Io fuori tu fuori
E tutto è fuori
Fuori fuori fuori fuori


Separiamoci

Lanky (Part One) (Barrett) 5:40  

Wouldn't You Miss Me (Dark Globe) (Barrett) 2:57

Oh where are you now
pussy willow that smiled on this leaf?
When I was alone you promised the stone from your heart
my head kissed the ground
I was half the way down, treading the sand
please, please, lift a hand
I'm only a person whose armbands beat
on his hands, hang tall
won't you miss me?
Wouldn't you miss me at all?

The poppy birds way
swing twigs coffee brands around
brandish her wand with a feathery tongue
my head kissed the ground
I was half the way down, treading the sand
please, please, please lift the hand
I'm only a person with Eskimo chain
I tattooed my brain all the way...
Won't you miss me?
Wouldn't you miss me at all?

 

Milky Way (Barrett) 3:27

What'd you ever say today when you're in the milky way

oh tell me please
if I met you - I told you what to do
seems a while
since I could smile the way you do...

how many times, if I try, if I may,
when you're in the milky way

half of your time -beside me only atmosphere
since I could smile the way you do...

What can anyone mean to you
standing in the milky way

take life easy
Why so empty...?
I told you - I can tell you
what to do - when I hold you
and I tell you "I love you"
I feel that I'm way you do...

Give a grasp of life today
when you're in the milky way
oh, try to please! Knock on wood of the trees
glad you, mold you, mold you and hold you
means five miles
and everyway for you...

Via Lattea (Milky Way)

Cosa mi dici oggi
Che sei nella via lattea?
Oh dimmi ti prego
Tanto per darti una strizzatina
Se ti vedessi
Ti direi che fare
È passato del tempo da quando sorridevo
Come te


Quante volte se provo se potessi
Quando sei nella via lattea
Metà del tuo tempo
Solo accanto a me
E fallisce quella grazia singolare
Per caldi e umido
È passato del tempo da quando sorridevo
Come te


Quante volte se provo se potessi
Quando sei nella via lattea
Metà del tuo tempo
Solo accanto a me
E fallisce quella grazia singolare
Per caldi e umido
È passato del tempo da quando sorridevo
Come te


Che cosa significa chiunque per te
Che stai nella via lattea?
Prendi la vita come viene
Così a tuo agio
Perché così vuota ti ho detto
Posso dirti che fare
Quando ti stringo
E ti dico ti amo
Sento il tempo un po’ come te


Aspira un po’ di vita oggi
Che sei nella via lattea
Cercherò di piacere
Un colpo al bosco e agli alberi
Sono felice che ti sei modellata
Modellata e abbracciata
Vuol dire cinque miglia
E ogni strada per te

Golden Hair (Joyce, Barrett) 1:47

(Instrumental)

 

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