Your Brilliant Career

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Indicia

  • Words: Tigger and Woozle (first verse Tigger; not sure about second verse)
  • Written: words mostly August 1985; music circa 1992
  • Download: MP3 (basic tracks; 7.7 MB) – current mix of song recorded on the TEAC A-2340SX in 1992
    • digital mix from partly analog sources, digitized in 2007, percussion and bass added in 2015
    • 2017: rebuilding session in Audacity from direct sources (no analog submixes), for proper final mix
  • Note: The intro is a reprise of You or a Reasonable Facsimile, and the title is a reference to My Brilliant Career – I saw the movie with Jenny when it played in Durham.

Lyrics

(Facsimile reprise)

The other day out in the garden
I saw your picture on TV
You wouldn't say what was the matter
Just like the way you did for me

(main)

You will live in a jar
You will travel very far
You will wonder who you are
You will live with a cat
Who says how about that
And a little sports car
Take me away from this riddle
'Cause I never heard the sound
always running through my heart
You will live in a tent
You will be the president
You will wonder what I meant
You will live over there
You will vanish in the air
You will think that I don't care
Take me away from this riddle
'Cause I never heard the sound
always running through my heart
You will be in a show
Your progress will be slow
You will not know where to go
You will tell me what to do
I won't listen to you
Your mom will be there too
You will be all alone
You will be on the phone
You will speak at the tone
The answer will be near
You will tremble with fear
You will shed a silent tear

(repeat from start thru "you will speak at the tone")