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From: nessus (Doug Alan)
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 85 01:04:25 est
Subject: Re: question about "Mother Stands for Comfort"
> From: tsung@aero > On my nth listening to HoL, the song "Mother Stands For Comfort" again > sent chills up my spine. Yeah, it send chills up mine too! > If this is really a love song to Mother, then why does the arrangement > give such a . . . haunted/chilling atmosphere to the song? Because it's about how a mother's love for her child transcends morality. The child has done something horrible and wrong, but their mother will still love them. > For me, it conjures up an image of a huge house with an overpowering > mother figure about to beat up little-girl-Kate in the corner shaking > with fear. Gee, I dunno why you'd picture that? I always pictured a child stricken with fear going to their mother for comfort. "Mother will hide the mad man" Doug