Jimmy Cream was keen, his brain was always winnin'. "[11], On the In the Studio with Redbeard episode devoted to the album, Hodgson stated that "Rudy" was the character on the album and was seen as somewhat autobiographical of Davies' life at the time. Jimmy Cream was keen His brain was always winnin' I can't keep tabs on mine It's really quite a joke I see him down the road I ask if he'd be willing To lend me 15P I'm dying for a smoke Don't arrange to have me sent to no asylum I'm just as sane as anyone It's a just a game I play for fun, for fun I told 'em "Look!, I said I'm not the way you're thinkin' Just when I'm down, I'll be the … While recording the album, Davies and Hodgson recorded approximately 42 demo songs, from which only 8 were chosen to appear on the album. It's amazing. / I said, dreamer, you're nothing but a dreamer / Well, can … This was Supertramp's first album to use engineer Peter Henderson, who would work with the band for their next three albums as well. [25], Many of the songs on the album remained staples of the band's shows well into the 21st century ("School", "Bloody Well Right", "Rudy", and the title song). Watch official video, print or download text in PDF. And I just loved the openness of the people, really. Songfacts: You started very young writing songs. I set it up and I was so excited that that song just flew out of me. So you've never sampled other songs to create your own songs? The album was named after the final song, "Crime of the Century", which the band members felt was the strongest song on the album. What does Fools Overture mean? Get tour dates and more info on his Classics Live album at rogerhodgson.com. In America now, because this is my first US tour, I need to connect the dots on this one. Supertramp - Asylum Lyrics & Traduction. Find Supertramp – Asylum lyrics and search for Supertramp. And I started writing songs almost straightaway, so I was quite the introvert boy. … Those differing personalities made the music sound the way it did. Roger: Well, initially I had words with them, because they didn't ask me. But there aren't too many artists, to tell you the truth, who inspire me. And that song really does, it has a very pure energy. With the album title already chosen, Wakefield started asking himself "what an appropriate sentence could be for 'the crime of the century'" and combined it with a line from the song "Asylum": "when they haunt me and taunt me in my cage." But I'm not one of the artists who has to say, Okay, you have to listen to my new stuff now. The Autobiography of Supertramp. In order to see the lyrics of Supertramp - Asylum (Live) it is necessary to have java script enabled browser.We have another 74 lyrics of songs by Supertramp, that you are able to see on the right or clicking on the artist's name.We plan in the future to enable the possibility to make translations of Supertramp - Asylum (Live) lyrics on your own or other languages. Fools Overture Lyrics {If you wander the end We will fight on the sea and the earth We will shall defend our own Whatever they come, maybe We will never surrender} History … [21] The album was particularly successful in Canada, staying on the album chart for over two years, peaking at number four, and being certified Diamond (10 x platinum) signifying sales of over one million copies. I wouldn't dream of taking someone else's song and chopping it up and using it for my own ends. And if we had the time, And time's so hard to find, I can't believe what you say, Start sending those shadows away, And if you know who you are, You are your own superstar, And only you can shape the movie that you make, So … Songfacts: So you make that connection so people can know where you came from and ease into where you are now? I can't keep tabs on mine, it's really quite a joke. I was a teenager, I had many dreams. I heard Rick's songs and heard what they wanted to be, so I added a lot of the colors and harmonies and textures to Rick's songs. I play some of the hits from Breakfast in America and it was a great album, a great time, and it takes people back to that time in their lives, when maybe life was more simple. That's why the set list is very much my best-known songs. It's not because I'm needing a huge career anymore. Because everyone knows my voice and everyone knows my songs, but they associate them with the band I was in, Supertramp, and not my own name. But that song flew out of me one day. The album was recorded at several studios, including Trident Studios and Ramport Studios (owned by The Who), with co-producer Ken Scott. That may be because it has so many words in it that people like to spell. The moment I laid hands on my first guitar, which was my dad's guitar, my parents actually got divorced and he left his guitar behind. That's the place I want to go. I’ve always been able to express my innermost feelings more openly in song and "Hide in Your Shell" came to me at a time when I was feeling very lonely – lonely both in life and within the band – with no one who shared my spiritual quest."[6]. "Dreamer" was composed by Hodgson on his Wurlitzer piano at his mother's house when he was 19 years old. But since you chose to put down roots in America, you must like us after all. Why not add your own? The Logical Song was the biggest hit of Supertramp’s career, reaching the Top Ten in the US and UK, and transforming parent album Breakfast In America into a chart-topping, multimillion-selling phenomenon. I don't believe I had a girlfriend at that time, and if I did it wouldn't have lasted much longer after that. Songfacts: Okay. So that at the end, when everyone stands up for "Give A Little Bit," they're open and ready to open their hearts and sing at the top of their lungs and go away with a smile on their face. I felt very lost. I hope so. Supertramp - Asylum - Remastered Lyrics. "Dreamer" was written by Hodgson, who also sang lead. That song really came together when we were living together at Southcombe Farm, Thorncombe, and just eating, sleeping, and breathing the ideas for the album. I'm an English transplant to California. Explain your version of song meaning, find more of Supertramp lyrics. Supertramp lyrics - Find all lyrics for songs such as Fool's Overture, You Started Laughing, Dreamer at LyricsFreak.com What does Rudy mean? Even in the Quietest Moments… is the fifth album by the English rock band Supertramp, released in April 1977.It was recorded mainly at Caribou Ranch Studios in Colorado with overdubs, vocals, and mixing completed at The Record Plant in Los Angeles. Jimmy Cream was keen, his brain was always winnin', I can't keep tabs on mine, it's really quite a joke I see him down the road, I ask if he'd be willing To lend me 15p - I'm dying for a smoke Don't arrange to have me sent to no asylum I mean, they don't really prepare us for life in terms of teaching us who we are on the inside. This was Supertramp's first album to use engineer Peter Henderson, who would work with the band for their next three albums as well. A&M Records' art director Fabio Nicoli invited Wakefield to the studio where the band were recording and had him read the lyrics. And if that means playing songs that mean a lot to them, then that's what I will do. The moment I start, people just start smiling. Songfacts: Let's talk about the title cut of Breakfast in America. Comment and share your favourite lyrics. Robot recap: eps2.1_k3rnel-pan1c.ksd - EW.com", "ACHOF Featured Album Cover Artist Portfolio – Paul Wakefield", Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies, "Supertramp – Crime Of The Century: Deluxe Edition", "Rocklist.net...Steve Parker...1001 Albums. Hodgson describes "School" as "my song basically" but admits that Davies wrote both the piano solo and a good deal of the lyrics. Music has the power to heal, to hypnotise, to make people totally sad, happy, joyous. Listen to Asylum by Supertramp, 9,426 Shazams, featuring on Music from Big Little Lies, and Supertramp Essentials Apple Music playlists. What Crisis? Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar, and Singer Pro in Bb Major. [Cm] Don't [Eb/Bb] arrange to have me [Ab] sent to no asylum [Ab] [Ab/G] [ F ] I'm just as [ F7 ] sane as [ Bb ] anyone It's a just a [ Eb ] game I play for [ Bb ] Don't arrange to have me sent to no asylum, I'm just as sane as anyone, It's just a game I play for fun – for fun. Yes without pianistics and meter shifts. What does Supertramp's song Fools Overture mean? But anyway, it took it to boarding school and that became my lifeline, my best friend, and that's where I went. Original lyrics of Asylum song by Supertramp. [4] Their record label A&M, in particular A&R man Dave Margereson (who would become their manager for the next ten years), sent this new line-up to a seventeenth-century farm in west Dorset in order to rehearse together and prepare the album.[4][5]. Top Supertramp Lyrics Give A Little Bit The Logical Song School Take The Long Way Home Goodbye Stranger Dreamer Fool's Overture Bloody Well Right Asylum … 38, with the US hit being "Bloody Well Right". Roger: No. I think pop songs actually add to the confusion. I was a teenager and never thought about lyrics at all. We do not have any tags for Just A Normal Day lyrics. Crime of the Century was Supertramp's commercial breakthrough in many countries, most notably in the UK, Canada and Germany where it peaked in the Top 5 while also making the Top 20 in Australia and France. Scott commented that Davies and Hodgson "were very, very different personalities. I think it was very relevant when I wrote it, and actually I think it's even more relevant today. These are songs of significant depth that make us look inside ourselves and discover who we are; songs that help us along our journey. As they became stronger songwriters, they started writing separately. You're talking to the wrong guy. "Dreamer" was composed by Hodgson on his Wurlitzer piano at his mother's house when he was 19 years old. Roger: That's it, stream of consciousness. And I feel very blessed that a lot of them came true. It seems like maybe people take that and run with it a little farther than you ever intended. And I do remember the Beatles had just gone to America, and I was pretty impressed with that. LOS ANGELES – Hot sounds are thundering out of the two monstrous studio monitor speakers. [2], The album's dedication reads "To Sam", which is a nickname for Stanley August Miesegaes, the Dutch millionaire who supported the band financially from 1969–72. The Supertramp version of Lennon/McCartney is Rick Davis and Roger Hodgson, who formed the band in Engand in 1969. Don't arrange to have me sent to no asylum. BNLFTWon December 08, 2011 Link. And that was not something I could do with someone else. The album has received critical acclaim, including its inclusion in Rolling Stone's "50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time". There's a huge hole in the education. [31] In addition to the original album, the release would include a complete recording of a 1975 Hammersmith Odeon concert, a 24-page booklet of photographs, and an essay written by Phil Alexander with new interviews with Ken Scott, Dave Margereson, and most of the band members. I think it's good having another writer in the band, because then you have the friendly competition which helps bring out the best in each other, and I think that was the case with the two of us. [5] Davies consciously linked the opening track "School" to "Bloody Well Right" with the line "So you think your schooling is phoney", and according to Hodgson, any unifying thread beyond that was left to the listener's imagination. Roger: Yeah, but they came pretty common back then. Roger: I think it's a great song. He said that he really liked that album and was playing it around the time they were working on their album, and they ended up incorporating it into their music. The official site of Roger Hodgson. In 1978, Crime of the Century was ranked 108th in The World Critic Lists, which recognised the 200 greatest albums of all time as voted for by notable rock critics and DJs. We spoke with Roger Hodgson on March 1, 2012. You know, reach out and show you care. Please don't arrange to have me … "School" was another popular track, particularly at album rock-oriented radio stations. Roger: With Lennon and McCartney, except for the early days, I believe they wrote separately. View Supertramp song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos and song meanings. [27] A&M released it as one of the first CDs in its "Audio Master Plus" series in 1984, which it then reissued in 1990. Asylum Lyrics: Jimmy Cream was keen, his brain was always winnin' / I can't keep tabs on mine – it's really quite a joke / I see him down … It really doesn't. Today, someone posted a picture of "Libby" (the lady on the cover), as she is today, and tagged me on FB. To post comments & read article: Click here. What makes that song special for you? General CommentRudy, the chubby procrastinator who never does anything with his life, as he is under the shadow (world's … [7] Shortly after his departure from Supertramp, Hodgson commented: "I've had more people come up to me and say that that song touched them more deeply than any other. More Supertramp Lyrics. That time, the late '60s, early '70s, was a very idealistic time, one of hope, a lot of peace and love and the dream of the '60s was still very alive and maturing, if you like. Supertramp lyrics - 102 song lyrics sorted by album, including "Give A Little Bit", "Breakfast In America", "Crime Of The Century". Roger: No, it doesn't. Songfacts: Do you think that "The Logical Song" is oftentimes misunderstood? It's really because that's the way I can give a little bit, literally, in my life - just by giving people a little hope and joy for two hours, and hopefully helping them with their life. Funny enough, normally I don't like my compositions being tampered with, but there was something just very infectious about what they did, and I actually enjoyed what they wrote juxtaposed against what I wrote. Songfacts: You mentioned the Beatles. [27] The newer A&M remasters feature all of the album art restored plus credits and full lyrics which were missing from some earlier editions. Log in now to add this track to your mixtape! Print and download Asylum sheet music by Supertramp. This song is by Supertramp and appears on the album Crime of the Century (1974) . Song Duration: 4 min 50 sec. That's the job of the artist, in a way. Supertramp Fans Also Like: Bob Dylan song meanings Earth Wind and Fire song meanings Taylor Swift song meanings My Chemical Romance song meanings Simon & Garfunkel song meanings Submit Your Interpretation Especially back in, what was it, '73, '74? Through multiple exposure, Wakefield shot 12 pictures on transparency film, which he then combined with a back-lit starscape, that was actually a black card sheet filled with holes in a darkened studio. Genre: Rock. Music was where I went to be alone to express my deepest heart and whatever I was experiencing in my life that was having an impact on me. Songfacts: Yes, it did. The Supertramp version of Lennon/McCartney is Rick Davis and Roger Hodgson, who formed the band in Engand in 1969. Songfacts: Does it frustrate you at all that you're remembered for songs that are quite a bit older, and that maybe some of your fans just want to relive some of those older songs? A new remastered CD version of the album was released by A&M in 1997, followed by a different remaster on 11 June 2002. And obviously seeing all those gorgeous California girls on the TV and thinking, Wow. Formerly of Supertramp, Roger sang and wrote many of that band’s biggest hits, including ’Take The Long Way Home’, ’The Logical Song’, ’Give A Little Bit’, ’Dreamer’, ’Breakfast In America’, ’Fool's Overture’ and many others. I think it's very easy to understand, actually. And that was the case, really, with Rick and I. There was natural beauty within an hour's drive. Roger left the band in 1983 and released two solo albums before becoming a full time parent in 1987. Roger: It did. Released: 3 June 1990; Label: A&M; 8 27 34 17 6 1: 5 5 7 — BPI: Platinum; MC: 2× Platinum; SNEP: Platinum; BVMI: Gold; IFPI SWI: Platinum; 1992 The Very Best of Supertramp 2. [30] It has none of the dynamic range compression applied to the A&M remastered CD versions. I believed in love - it was always for love - and just felt that was the most important thing in life. I'm trying to remember what kind of mood I was in that day, definitely a very whimsical one. When I was in high school I listened to Breakfast in America almost every day for probably a month. Jimmy Cream was keen, his brain was always winnin'. Oh no! Jimmy Cream was keen, His brain was always winning I can't keep tabs on mine. Several other tracks appeared on later albums (Crisis? It also won a prestigious Ivor Novello award for Best Song Musically And Lyrically. The album was Supertramp's first to feature drummer Bob Siebenberg (at the time credited as Bob C. Benberg), brass and woodwind player John Helliwell, bassist Dougie Thomson, and co-producer Ken Scott. I'd like to find out how to do all those things." Songfacts: Is it rare that a song comes that easily? It’s super easy, we promise! And a couple years later when I got a family, I moved to northern California. Crime of the Century Lyrics: Now they're planning the crime of the century / Well what would it be? Just writing down ideas as they came. Roger Hodgson: Yeah. We haven't even begun to explore. "Rock 'n' roll is just touching upon what's possible with music. [3], After the failure of their first two albums and an unsuccessful tour, Supertramp broke up; Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson recruited new members, drummer Bob C. Benberg, woodwinds player John Helliwell, and bassist Dougie Thomson. Tagged: No tags, suggest one. Just A Normal Day song meanings Add your thoughts 1 Comment. The official site of Roger Hodgson. Read more than 8 Millions Lyrics Asylum lyrics performed by Supertramp: Jimmy Cream was keen, his brain was always winnin', I can't keep tabs on mine, it's really quite a joke I see him down the road, I ask if he'd be willing To lend me 15p - I'm dying for a smoke [7], Hodgson remarked of "Hide in Your Shell": "I was 23 when I wrote that song, confused about life and like a lot of people are at that age, trying to hide my insecurities. One of his ideas, a prison cell window floating in space with a person silently screaming through the bars, was approved by the band, and when Wakefield started to develop the idea, he reduced the prisoner to just hands clutching the bars, "a resignation to fate that the other didn’t have. Songfacts: Maybe another way to say it, is it over politicized, because you talk about being a liberal and some of the political elements. But I think it also poses that question, and maybe stimulates something with students. As was custom with Supertramp, it was credited to their founding members Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson, who wrote separately but shared composer credits. [citation needed] The sound of the train in "Rudy" was recorded at London Paddington station, while the crowd noises in the song were taken from Leicester Square. That's the word. Wow! Do you feel like re-contextualizing music can be as creative as starting from scratch with a new melody and new lyrics? In terms of Rick and I, we were very, very different as writers. There are the fans who would say, "We need new material," and I try to play them a new song or two in the shows. It's interesting, though, "Breakfast in America" kind of made their career. Related Supertramp Links Official page Supertramp wiki Crazy video Supertramp facebook. Roger: I think maybe a year, year and a half, then I moved to Topanga Canyon and I bought a little house there. But it's interesting that that song, I hear it all the time, it's quoted in schools so much. [27] Mobile Fidelity also released its own remastered CD version on a gold disc as part of its "Ultradisc" series, in November 1984.[27]. So it's been a real treat to hear you talk about your songs. Roger: No. Rick's compositions include "Bloody Well Right," "Goodbye Stranger" and "Crime of the Century." And if so, in what way has it been misunderstood over the years? When Songfacts asked Roger in 2012 if he was a dreamer, he replied: "I am, and I definitely was even more back then. Login | Create Account. We’re in Studio C at the world-famous Record Plant Studios in Los Angeles, the same studio where Stevie Wonder worked on “Songs in the Key of Life” and the Eagles painted their “Hotel California” audio … It was announced in October 2014 that the album, remastered by Ray Staff, would be reissued in CD, digital download, and 180g vinyl formats on 9 December 2014. Supertramp: Rudy Meaning. Rudy's on a train to nowhere, halfway down the line He don't want to get there, but he needs time He ain't sophisticated, nor well-educated After all the hours … When you were talking about a girlfriend, were you putting yourself in character, or were you referring to somebody in particular? "[6] "Asylum", "Rudy" and "Bloody Well Right" were written by Davies, "Dreamer", "If Everyone Was Listening", and "Hide in Your Shell" were written by Hodgson, and both "School" and "Crime of the Century" are Davies/Hodgson collaborations. Roger is currently on his world tour performing a variety of shows with band, with orchestra and solo. The album also marked the commercial breakthrough for the band in the United Kingdom; Crime of the Century peaked at number four in the album chart in March 1975, and "Dreamer" reached number thirteen on the singles chart in the same month. Because we really are needing to value love in a much deeper way, and also we're needing to care. Rate These Lyrics 2 Votes Add to Mixtape. I can't keep tabs on mine – it's really quite a joke Will he feel good inside? It was just mind chatter. Crime of the Century was Supertramp's commercial breakthrough in many countries, most notably in the UK, Canada and Germany where it peaked in the Top 5 while also making the Top 20 in Australia and France. Roger: It was just very natural. That was where I was able to express what was going on inside. It also won a prestigious Ivor Novello award for Best Song Musically And … The ancients knew it, and we're rediscovering it very slowly. Supertramp Asylum Lyrics. We have the answer. Two 10x8 prints and a longer version of the essay were announced as exclusives of the vinyl version.[31]. Tagged: No tags, suggest one. Songfacts: I was looking at a set list from your show the other night in Temecula. Realizing I hadn't listened to this album since I was a teen, I dug it out and listened from start to finish. Obviously, it's a school playground but that scream does represent a lot more. But I wrote it I think around 1970. I can't keep tabs on mine - it's really quite a joke. But that was a technical thing. At that time he recorded a demo of the song using vocals, Wurlitzer, and banging cardboard boxes for percussion. I don't know. It's a wonderful Web site. Chordie does not index songs against artists'/composers' will. ", "Mr. [6] According to Entertainment Weekly, the message of the song is, "Not knowing what’s going on in everyone’s mind is just another form of not being in control. Watch the video for Asylum from Supertramp's Crime of the Century (Remastered) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. I see him down the road, I ask if he'd be willing. Roger: Well, thank you, Dan. I mean, any songwriter's been influenced by everything they've ever heard. In order to see the lyrics of Supertramp - The Meaning it is necessary to have java script enabled browser.We have another 74 lyrics of songs by Supertramp, that you are able to see on the right or clicking on the artist's name.We plan in the future to enable the possibility to make translations of Supertramp - The Meaning lyrics on your own or other languages. Whereas, when I was growing up, with The Beatles and all the bands and the artists that were around then, I had so much that was inspiring me, and it's sad to see so little inspiration coming from modern day artists. It was a very personal process where I could basically play an instrument and just get lost in my music. It's really rare that I talk to people that start as young as you did. Most popular lyric tags. Roger: I've never heard it actually being misunderstood. Asylum Songtext von Supertramp mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com It almost seemed like you had a beef with America and American culture. [20], In the 1987 edition of The World Critic Lists, CBC's Geoff Edwards ranked Crime of the Century the 10th greatest album of all time. In 1977, it became the first pop music LP title re-issued by the audiophile label Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab. In 1977, it became the first pop music LP title re-issued by the audiophile label Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab. That wouldn't feel right to me. The Supertramp Songfacts pages have always been some of our most popular. Supertramp: Fools Overture Meaning. [5], The photograph for the cover was Paul Wakefield's first album work. [2] Paul Elliott of Classic Rock magazine called it a progressive rock masterpiece. I think we've lost that. SUPERTRAMP Crazy Lyrics. Top Supertramp Lyrics Asylum Easy Does It Bloody Well Right A Soapbox Opera Take The Long Way Home The Logical Song Give A Little Bit Even In The Quietest Moments Ain't Nobody But Me Rudy. Supertramp Lyrics. Comment and share your favourite lyrics. Rudy Lyrics: Rudy's on a train to nowhere; / Halfway down the line / He don't wanna get there / But he needs time / He ain't sophisticated / Or well-educated / After all the hours he wasted Asylum Lyrics. Rudy song meanings Add your thoughts 17 Comments. I think that unfortunately we've really trivialized music in general. All the world’s a stage, and all the men are merely players, "50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time", "Supertramp | Bio, Pictures, Videos | Rolling Stone", "Breakfast in Detroit: Tales from a Dreamer! Songfacts: You were blessed with great songs. [Laughs] You had that question I was reading, it was kind of interesting, about a quote I said in '79 or something, about the potential of music. Crime of the Century is the third studio album by the English rock band Supertramp, released in September 1974 on A&M Records. Released: 6 July 1986; Label: A&M; 9 — 15 12 45 61 — — — — BPI: Platinum IFPI SWI: Gold; RIAA: Platinum; 1990 The Very Best of Supertramp. I mean, you know, school is a wonderful place. In Canada, it was eventually certified Diamond (sales of one million copies). [laughs] The line "playing my jokes upon you," I think that kind of sums up the song. Drake Forever Lyrics, The Beatles had put out "All You Need is Love" a year prior to that. I used to be a huge Supertramp fan when this album was popular. A friend made the set of polished aluminum bars and welded it to a stand, and underneath it Wakefield's twin brother grabbed the bars, with his hands whitened with stage make-up. These are songs of significant depth that make us look inside ourselves and discover who we are; songs that help us along our journey. 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