• Uninvited Guests: A beginner's guide to Marillion; Part 1: The Fish Years

    7. Jul. 2009, 13:15 von HazyB

    First, thanks to all who replied on my previous journal - you have all made some excellent points. I think we can all agree that what we like in our music transcends genre; we want to hear musicians who believe in what they're doing.

    And speaking of which; this is part one of my four-part article on the history of my favorite band in the world, ever: Marillion.

    Uninvited Guests: A beginner's guide to Marillion

    If any band in the idiom is sure to divide opinion among music lovers, it's Marillion. Marillion single-handedly revived the genre in the eighties, to mixed critical response. Marillion released a couple of albums that would become the blueprint of prog for years to come, to mixed critical response. Marillion went on and took their music in a completely different direction, to mixed critical response. Marillion devised revolutionary new ways of bringing their music to the audience, to mixed critical response. …
  • The Fishy lyrics game!! Can you guess the songs?

    2. Aug. 2006, 20:17 von Davie_UCF

    We all know Fish writes some of the most amazing and poetic lyrics out their, so I thought i'd see how good you guys are at recgonising them.

    No cheating please. Otherwise whats the point? You can listen to the songs to see if youre right and try find them of course.
    (These could be from his solo or Marillion work)

    1.
    "For my best friend, my lover, when I need help"
    Cliche (Congrats to aydozz

    2.
    "The bloated corpses of unsolved murders and old revolutions, pirouette and dance amongst the swirls and eddies in their final procession down the muddy river to the delta where they're thrown up by the surf onto sterile beaches or are trapped in the roots of mangrove cathedrals of the islands that gather in the bay."
    Plague of Ghosts: Chocolate Frogs (Congrats to neoray


    3.
    "I'm a Marquee veteran, a multi-media bonafide celebrity
    I've got an allergy to Perrier, daylight and responsibility
    I'm a rootin-tootin cowboy, a Peter Pan with street credibility