Friday, January 02, 2009

hearts on shoes below

some velvet morning
lee hazelwood & nancy sinatra

a 1967 track that makes you understand where shoe gazing really began. their voices dont really gel, but for some reason it works.

wikipedia says -

As with many psychedelic songs, its overall meaning is somewhat obscure. The lyrics consist of the male part describing a mysterious, powerful woman named Phaedra, who educated the speaker in the ways of love. The male part alternates with the female part, who identifies herself as Phaedra and speaks over ethereal, twinkling music about beautiful nature imagery — "flowers growing on a hill / dragonflies and daffodils" — and about the secrets held by an unknown collective "we."