Darkly Smiling (3:07)

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  • awixumayita

    <3

    23 Jan 2014 Reply
  • freetofu

    Not bad but it's no We Built This City On Rockn'roll

    17 Dec 2013 Reply
  • nicorebel

    i love this song - it's eerie! (2)

    17 Jul 2013 Reply
  • nicorebel

    i love this song - it's eerie!

    18 Mar 2013 Reply
  • klpra

    IMO the only better voice back in the time was probably Joan Baez.

    18 Feb 2013 Reply
  • mountainrain

    ℒϴⅤ€ her voice!!! so unique...... thank u Mikey :)

    22 Jan 2013 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Lol,Tell us HOW you really feel,Grace!..jk

    16 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Sciencejeff

    I darkly smile unless I'm enightened. This song enlightens me. The Great Society is one of my favorite albums of my collection. Fine track. Dig it.

    7 Feb 2012 Reply
  • klpra

    I really LOVE this woman and her songs!

    18 Oct 2011 Reply
  • sstrosser1

    I'm in love with Gracie. Even now with her grey hair and varicose veins da women is 1000 degrees hot hot hot !!!!!

    22 Jun 2011 Reply
  • saturntown

    This is a great song, I think it should've been more widely heard, too bad it wasn't. But it may be found some day, I think it's timeless.

    2 Aug 2010 Reply
  • saturntown

    Darkly smiling, there are no tickets, and you may pay, as you leave The man in black goes lurching through, and he doesn't even think of you Strain to feel the movement, and hear the music, and see the night The man in black goes lurching through, and doesn't even think of you What does it matter how far? The vacuum is leaving the jar My guess on the meaning is that it's about people with souls crushed by society, lurching through life but can't feel the beauty of it, and miss it all. So their smiles are always dark because they can't really feel pleasure. What does it matter how long they live on, there's nothing but an empty soul (vacuum) to leave the body (jar). A caustic criticism of straight society. On another level, this song may also be about making love in the dark to someone she no longer feels passion for, nor does he for her. So what does it matter how far the relationship goes, if it ends, it'd just be a vacuum leaving the jar (the relationship).

    2 Aug 2010 Reply
  • staticfearx

    but why is the vacuum leaving the jar?!!

    2 Dec 2009 Reply
  • LPSpanther

    Grace Slick ....Hot !

    30 Nov 2009 Reply
  • davidbowiegirl

    Good song

    12 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Grace-slick

    I love this song! Gracie's voice is the best!

    7 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Tomhasz666

    gr8

    24 Feb 2009 Reply
  • PINTOF

    acid music...yeah!!!!!

    16 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Eileenna

    The vacuum is leaving the jar........

    27 Oct 2008 Reply

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