|Anbian, Robert / I Not I|
|Album:||I Not I||Collection:||Spoken Word|
|Add Date:||2009-03-15||Pull Date:||2009-05-17|
|Week Ending:||19 Apr||12 Apr||5 Apr||22 Mar|
|1.||Jan 03, 2019:||oatmeal for lunch |
We 1.9 Soul Full Of Seawater...
|4.||Jul 10, 2009:||"In Your Ear ..." with Bug, a friday evening in the fleeting moments of day |
We 3.2 Odd Man Out..., We 3.1 Armistice Day Came Early..., Today
|2.||Jul 18, 2018:||Dangerous Acquaintances |
We 2.5 We Loved The World...
|5.||Apr 18, 2009:||Music Casserole |
We 3.3 ...From Harleigh Cemetery...
|3.||Apr 27, 2013:||Music Casserole |
|6.||Apr 08, 2009:||The Heart of KZSU |
We 3.1 Armistice Day - 3.5
Good poetry, peppered with military & youth references. Can trace its lineage to the Beats. Disc 1 is poetry- if you want to play a few together, disc 1 tracks 2-6 are a set, 7-11, 12-15, 16-20 are other sets. Disc 2 are stories.|
+1.parade of life, religion, fleetingness
2. sets a scene, ends w/”Burn the flag”
3.Mentions the Christmas bombing of Vietnam (& taking LSD?)
+4.beach in winter, being young sexy vagrants
5.bad old days
+6.Aftermath of WWII, Vietnam
8.death and home
9.romance of the ocean
11.out of place in a Haiti
12.FCC “shit”x3 (and I don’t understand this poem)
13. lost ancestors, bad modern city
15.need? DC in the rain?
16.Not sure what it’s about
17.hot summer beach
19.cozy rain in Africa
+20.expands on track 2 from another point of view. bitter sarcasm.
21.silly fun soul is a soup
+22.Hypocracy exposed, maybe too political, end is better than start.
23.Nostalgia for schooldays in NJ. possible FCC, “titties”
24.lo-fi late night old recording, quiet speaking, gently menacing tinkling, mention twins making out and melting
Disc 2. Half hour stories. Both good, positive, but 2nd is for safe harbor only due to light cussing.
1.In 2nd grade catholic school,1958. Milk, height, & skin color.
2.Far-out ’72 drug damaged life story (and the blues harmonica). FCC: A few “shit”s, “fucking”s. Story told w/sing-song quality.