People Are Strange

Violenn Simon made a book full of drawings of which each drawing is a part of the song People Are Strange by The Doors.

Bonus: The Doors – People Are Strange

via suchablog


I was at a Spinvis concert last year. A guy named Joost made a clip for his song smallfilm. I translated the tekst so you can understand the images that go with the lyrics… maybe 😉

Spinvis Smalfilm

I’m a woman, age 40 with a cigarette
I’ve got an alien substance in my blood
Last year I was kidnapped by a u.f.o.
Since then things haven’t been going that good
I know where they live because you can tell
when you turn around the letters of their name*
Truth is a riddle and it goes like this:
It’s a good friend but always to late

I’ve got my own apartment, I’ve got the radio on
It’s Wednesday, I’ve got a golf GTI
A while back I’m sure I killed cyclist
But luckily I’m sure no one saw
I rarely finish a sentence
And I’m really hard to fool
Destiny is a riddle and it goes like this:
It’s free but never without a cost

When I go out I’m a photographer
I’m a writer in the company of friends
Momentarily I’m out of work
But soon I’ll be starting my first book
In the mirror I practice to pose I’ll take
For the picture on the back
Dreams are a riddle and it goes like this:
They don’t melt in your hand they melt in your head

I’m a monolith, I am science itself
I’m a big man almost 50 years
Today I cut a mouse in half
And glued it back together again
But sometimes from a corner girls ‘ll look at me
From the shadow of cathedral
everything’s a riddle and I just don’t know
in what form or in what tongue

I’m very old and I miss my wife
And my old hands, they shake all day
Downstairs you can play cards near the vending machine
But my daughter just won’t allow me to play
People tell me how great of a dealer I am
I smile it’s all I can do
I’ve got a riddle ’bout loneliness and it goes like this:
It hurts and counts for two!

* in Dutch naam is name, and when you turn the letters round you get maan and that’s Dutch for Moon.

geplaatst door Piet Wijs op 06.10.09 om 6:27 pm

ai… the enter doesn’t work…

geplaatst door Piet Wijs op 06.10.09 om 6:27 pm

I posted the tekst with the video… skip to 2.00

geplaatst door Piet Wijs op 06.10.09 om 6:27 pm
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