Joined: Nov. 2000
||Posted: April 17 2016, 16:27
I was thinking of how full of expectations we all are about this new Mike's release... probably the most exciting moment since days of the making of 'Tubular Bells 2003'!! And then I thought... what about just guessing things about it and playing something like a virtual quiz or similar about details or characteristics it's gonna have.
I thought about a few things:
1- Will the opening of side A similar to
-the opening of side A in the original
-the opening of side B in the original
2- Will there be a little vocal chant in the fashion of 'On Horseback'
-at the end of the album
-somewhere else in the album
-nowhere at all?
3- Will the end of side A be
-a replica of the end of side A in Ommadawn
-a very peaceful piece
-something in between?
4- Will there be
-a super-fast descending solo in the fashion of the one between the harp & violin melody and the end of side A
-a bagpipe part in the fashion of the one at side B in the original Ommadawn
5- Will the cover be
-another portrait of Mike behind a rainy window just like the Ommadawn & Amarok ones
-a portrait with no rainy window
6- Will it be divided in
-Three different parts like the original
-just part 1 and 2 like TB, HR and so...
-many little tracks to make it easier to handle them like TSODE, TB2003 or QE2?
7- Will there be vocalists
-similar to Clodagh Simmonds or so, chanting no words or just fonetic words
-vocalist or vocalists singing proper lyrics
-no vocals at all???
8- Will the title be
-'Return to Ommadawn'
For a start I just propose these 8 questions. Anybody can add other questions with three possible answers, the only rule being just trying them to be objective enough for being able to measure them when the album is released, examples being not talking about its good or bad quality, its critical acclaim, etc etc.
(even when I admit some of the questions might be not 100% objective )
I think it's just a good idea to get entertained between us & release a bit of the anxiety and anticipation for the new album's release.
Humorous questions are welcome as well as they obey the rule already explained!!!
I thought every right answer could be 3 points, every answer not given would be 1 point (you just choose not to answer that specific question and then you make sure you have one point) and the winner might earn a bit of respect and appreciation from the rest as well to some gift that could be proposed by the administrators (in the case they just feel like doing it).
Place your bets!!
Oh, and I almost forgot... please abstain to participate it if you suffer from the CEN disease... it may be risky in that case!!! Just consult to your doctor before you make up your mind about it.
The most precious thing I possess, is knowing the answer's yes