P H O E N I X
EARLY KATE BUSH
THE HISTORY OF THE
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First transcribed by Andrew B. Marvick (IED), later on improved and
corrected by various love-hounds (e.g. Bryan Dongray, Emmy May Lombaerts,
We should all try to use the Phoenix broadcast titles, because they
seem to be correct. At least no inconsistencies have been found. IED's
titles are given in brackets.
Everybody is invited and encouraged to listen carefully again to the
difficult passages. Some are almost inaudible. Present your ideas to
Love-Hounds! I have numbered the lines to make the discussion easier. I have
added some annotations e.g. differences between the demos and the album
versions and different suggestions for the uncertain lines. What follows are
the lyrics in succession as they appear on the Phoenix broadcast tape.
ENJOY THE MUSIC!
"Hell, IED's been listening to the 1976 demos
practically every day for three months or more now, and he still doesn't
really have anything concrete to say about them--only that they are an
unassailable, incontrovertible proof that God is living among us."
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