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Paranoid Android Technique
Great lyrics move us like the world's best poems. Take a close-up look at the art.
"What in the world is this song about?" That's just about everyone's first reaction to "Paranoid Android." How could it mean anything? The lyrics seem disconnected, having no structural continuity...
The song has three distinct sections. The first section ends 1:57 in, after the second chorus ("huh what's that??"). The second section ends at 3:33. The final, slower section follows with a return...
The title "Paranoid Android" comes from the book series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams. Specifically, it comes from the character Marvin the Paranoid Android, who's pl...
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