Born, Never Asked (4:56)

Cover of Big Science

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It was a large room. full of people. all kinds. and they had all arrived at the same buidling at more or less the same time. and they were all free. and they were all asking themselves the same
Ion: what is behind that curtain? you were born. and so you're free. so happy birthday.

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  • maKELLove

    You were born. And so you're free. So happy birthday. [3]

    6 Jun 2013 Reply
  • imbonebroke

    You were born. And so you're free. So happy birthday. [2]

    12 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Buggy08

    You were born. And so you're free. So happy birthday.

    27 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Nochek


    4 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Seederman

    Covered by Spiritualized, somewhat to my surprise, but without the spoken part. This whole album was great; it's been part of my regular canon since 1982. Hard to pick a favorite track on it, but this one is a contender.

    30 May 2011 Reply
  • PartySanCTG

    It's really unexpected to hear the original after knowing only the ultra-lush psychedelic Spiritualized cover from Pure Phase. I still think I prefer the Spiritualized cover to the YTGIWTSMMW instrumental. Let's see how the Big Science version fares...

    12 Apr 2011 Reply
  • MegaBadass

    Artist, musician, compassionate human-she's still got it all.

    10 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Aiyoros

    this song bring me back to the times when this song was on an colbert`s ad, i dont know why but the ad its just simple and awesome, good for them :D You can still see it, but as an "banco hipotecario" ad not colbert, weird

    8 Feb 2010 Reply
  • kuramito

    she's like a god in her building

    30 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Majk_Angelo

    In this two words "happy birthday" she said more than 10000 words about pathetic human existence. Amazing job.

    12 Jul 2009 Reply
  • farangstar

    "What is behind that curtain?'

    12 May 2009 Reply
  • Kala666


    13 Mar 2009 Reply
  • jocrow

    happy birthday

    10 Mar 2009 Reply
  • stiiiger

    Tower Theater 1984.

    5 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Paulyplops

    An insanely beautiful record. Timeless.

    31 May 2008 Reply

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