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20 July 2011

Video: Steve Kilbey (of the Church). Fall in Love.

The song is "Fall in Love" by Steve Kilbey (of the Church), from the album Narcosis + More. Stellar is an understatement. Read WTSH's fairly recent interview with Kilbey HERE!

Lyrics provided below the video!
(they are worth typing out and reading, trust me)


I knew this man, he had some kind of fatal affliction/Each day, a tiny particle, a small drop of his soul, leaked or escaped into the air/out beyond the insipid gray sky and into dead space./The paranormal specialist could find no way to plug the tiny perforations 
which dripped his spirit behind him as he went on down the highway/

Fall in love with me
/Fall in love with me (It's not impossible)
/Fall in love with me
/Fall in love with me (It's not impossible).

It was attributed to hashish and opium addiction/excessive womanizing/lashings of money and flattery/and a charmed, but not charming life/Who can describe the agony of this gradual soul depletion?
/Too cowardly to take his own life, he roamed the cafes and cabarets
/searching out other wretches who shared his most hideous malady/and they spent their days in sophistry and idle banter/as their essence oozed/and the void moved ever closer.

Fred, the man/charlatan bastard, poor piteous doomed puppet/immersed himself in these vices/but this only exacerbated his demise more rapidly.
 Eventually, he could derive pleasure from nothing/
the most lurid pornography or the most holy scriptures
 failed to arouse him from his stupor, his boredom/Great cities/or the endless beautiful plains/stretched out before his jaded gaze/
and disappeared into the nothingness of his feeling.