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Artist: Genesis
Albums: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (1974)
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Rael cannot look away from those eyes, mesmerized by his own image. In a quick movement, his consciousness darts from one face to the other, then back again, until his presence is no longer solidly contained in one or the other. In this fluid state he observes both bodies outlined in yellow and the surrounding scenery melting into a purple haze. With a sudden rush of energy up both spinal columns, their bodies, as well, finally dissolve into the haze. All this takes place without a single sunset, without a single bell ringing and without a single blossom falling from the sky. Yet it fills everything with its mysterious intoxicating presence. It's over to you.

When it's cold, it comes slow
it is warm, just watch it grow
All around me
it is here
it is now

Just a little bit of it can bring you up or down
Like the supper it is cooking in your hometown
it is chicken
it is eggs
it is in between your legs
it is walking on the moon
Leaving your cocoon

it is the jigsaw
it is purple haze
it never stays in one place
But it's not a passing phase
it is in the single's bar
In the distance of the face
it is in between the cages
it is always in a space
it is here
it is now

Any rock can be made to roll
If you've enough of it to pay the toll
it has no home in words or goal
Not even in your favourite hole
it is hope for the dope
Who rides the horse without a hoof
it is shaken, not stirred
Cocktails on the roof

When you eat right fruit you see everything alive
it is inside spirit
With enough grit to survive
If you think that it's pretentious
You've been taken for a ride
Look across the mirror
Before you chose decide
it is here
it is now
it is Real
it is Rael

'Cos it's only knock and knowall but I like it