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Noel Harrison - The Windmills of Your Mind

  • Artiste: Noel Harrison ( Noel John Christopher Harrison)
  • Aussi interprété par: Dusty Springfield, Alison Moyet, Sting, Petula Clark, Neil Diamond, José Feliciano, Barbra Streisand
  • Traductions : allemand #1, #2, espagnol #1, #2, grec, hongrois #1, #2, portugais, russe
  • Demandes: persan
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The Windmills of Your Mind

Round
Like a circle in a spiral
Like a wheel within a wheel
Never ending or beginning
On an ever spinning reel
Like a snowball down a mountain
Or a carnival balloon
Like a carousel that's turning
Running rings around the moon
Like a clock whose hands are sweeping
Past the minutes of its face
And the world is like an apple
Whirling silently in space
Like the circles that you find
In the windmills of your mind
 
Like a tunnel you can follow
To a tunnel of its own
Down a hollow to a cavern
Where the sun has never shone,
Like a door that keeps revolving
In a half forgotten dream,
Or the ripples from the pebbles
Someone tosses in a stream
Like a clock whose hands are sweeping
Past the minutes of its face
And the world is like an apple
Whirling silently in space
Like the circles that you find
In the windmills of your mind
 
Keys that jingle in your pocket
Words that jangle in your head
Why did summer go so quickly?
Was it something that you said?
Lovers walk along a shore
And leave their footprints in the sand
Was the sound of distant drumming
Just the fingers of your hand?
Pictures hanging in a hallway
And the fragment of a song
Half remembered names and faces
But to whom do they belong?
When you knew
That it was over
You were suddenly aware
That the autumn leaves were turning
To the color
Of her hair
 
Like a circle in a spiral
Like a wheel within a wheel
Never ending or beginning
On an ever spinning reel
As the images unwind
Like the circles
That you find
In the windmills of your mind
 
Publié par roster 31roster 31 le Jeu, 22/08/2013 - 22:03
Dernière modification par Hansi K_LauerHansi K_Lauer le Lun, 19/08/2019 - 03:32
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Noel Harrison is the son of the famous actor Rex Harrison.
Noel recorded a number of brilliant albums during the 1960s, including the self titled Noel Harrison, Collage, Santa Monica Pier and The Great Electric Experiment is Over.
Noel Harrison sings the Oscar winning classic, the Windmills of Your Mind, from the Thomas Crown Affair film.
Songwriters: Legrand, Michel / Bergman, Alan / Bergman, Marilyn

Merci !

 

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magicmuldermagicmulder    Mar, 11/04/2017 - 19:41

I used to mishear "And the world is like an echo" when I was younger, I like that better than the actual line. Regular smile

Hansi K_LauerHansi K_Lauer    Mer, 12/04/2017 - 06:33

>"And the world is like an apple
Whirling silently in space"
... that must be taken off a mixture of "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" ...
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roster 31roster 31    Mer, 12/04/2017 - 12:01

It could be the other way around: "The Thomas Crown affair" is a 1968 movie.

Hansi K_LauerHansi K_Lauer    Jeu, 13/04/2017 - 05:56

Who says that?
"Dr. Strangelove ..." is from 1964 and
"2001 A Space Odyssee" is from 1968, too!
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roster 31roster 31    Jeu, 13/04/2017 - 12:59

Sorry, Hans. I thought "2001" was the date.
How stupid can you get?