Lazy Projector (4:59)

Cover of Break It Yourself

From Break It Yourself and 2 other releases

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  • EndOfNovember

    This is a great track. I really like the mood at the, "is it like Pyramus?" part.

    26 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Churumbela

    I did not realize he wrote songs for The Muppet Movie - from an interview with The Guardian: "Even if I'm writing about the Muppets, I'm putting my spin on things," he says. "One song in particular, Lazy Projector, is about selective memory, deciding how we remember a certain relationship – who's putting that story together, who's omitting certain things. I had this song I wrote for Kermit about why the Muppets broke up, and I added [Lazy Projector] on to give the song a lift at the end." He smiles faintly. "If it's a slight non sequitur, that's OK with me. I'm not a linear songwriter."

    12 Mar 2013 Reply
  • h3lovenote

    2:06 does it for me! :)

    29 Aug 2012 Reply
  • snewk

    Actually the first minute does it for me. Either way, lovely song - probably my favorite off the album so far.

    20 Apr 2012 Reply
  • velocityJE

    Holy crap, that last minute just makes me want to cry.

    11 Mar 2012 Reply
  • pabulous

    the last minute or so is gorgeous

    8 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Introducing

    Once it grows on you it really is quite beautiful

    4 Mar 2012 Reply
  • noradear

    I'm caught between this one, Fatal Shore, and Hole in the Ocean Floor as my favorite from this album. I love how he uses recurring themes in his music and lyrics ("time's a crooked bow") I also sense a connection between the concept of a "Lazy Projector" and a "Masterfade". Does anyone know what is said/sung at the beginning or where it is from? Something about the passage being narrow?

    24 Feb 2012 Reply

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