Drifting Away (4:09)

Cover of Reverence

From Reverence and 47 other releases

The opera part of this song was ‘borrowed’ from the opera Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito.



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  • FooIsGold

    Enjoyed the first minute or so but it didn't develop into what i'd of hope. Not a bad song tbh, just not a good one either.

    21 Aug 2013 Reply
  • SirBuzzwold

    Love this, thank you...

    30 Jan 2013 Reply
  • microchocochip

    Ohh, that piano!

    30 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Kaffekater

    Nice Version of this... ever being track, love it.

    8 Jun 2012 Reply
  • LaSchin

    Relating to the sample at the beginning: 'Well, the aria is called "L'altra notte in fondo al mare" and belongs to the third act of Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito (the version featured on the Faithless track is performed by Penny Shaw). Here is the full text, sung by Margherita in a soprano register: L'altra notte in fondo al mare Il mio bimbo hanno gittato, Or per farmi delirare dicon ch'io L'abbia affogato. L'aura è fredda, Il carcer fosco, E la mesta anima mia Come il passero del bosco Vola, vola, vola via. Ah! Pietà di me! In letargico sopore E' mia madre addormentata, E per colmo dell'orrore dicon ch'io L'abbia attoscata. L'aura è fredda, Il carcer fosco...' http://everything2.com/title/Mefistofele

    29 May 2012 Reply
  • Tishhh

    a rush of souvenirs and false memories..

    2 Mar 2012 Reply
  • BigChoupique

    I like their photographs more than the music.... not that the music is bad....

    19 Sep 2011 Reply
  • CCSandman

    Will always remind me of Trigger Happy TV, sorry....

    2 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Varietist

    Terrific - I love it. A both hands, both feet tapper - AND you need to bash your head against something for the FIFTH rhythm! Brilliant!!

    6 Jul 2011 Reply
  • eight_flight

    like "DJ Shadow - Organ Donor"

    19 Jun 2011 Reply
  • corky64

    Great track....<3

    4 Jun 2011 Reply
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    18 May 2011 Reply
  • greatnecker

    I forgot that I really like this kind of music. Glad to be reminded. Great track!

    1 Dec 2010 Reply
  • julian2012

    NICE !

    2 Nov 2010 Reply
  • fatwang

    Wish they'd found a better soprano. Great mix-in idea, tho.

    29 Oct 2010 Reply
  • veiledsongbird

    Love the operatic singing at the beginning! Great track all the way around!

    9 Oct 2010 Reply
  • Rockademus0815

    I wonna die............Tears............wonderfull........

    30 Aug 2010 Reply
  • deliciousdellis

    This is what I would imagine Futuristic Classical music sounds like.... totally awesome!!

    10 Jul 2010 Reply
  • fdisk2k

    WTF ? Did I choose a wrong station?

    23 Jun 2010 Reply
  • maxemann99

    kommen zum hurricane...freu!!!:)

    29 May 2010 Reply
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