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Mogwai : Rock Action : 2001

            O I SLEEP

            I wanted to see
            if fire would burn me.
            I thought I would know
            if four walls could hold me.

            I wanted to see
            if fire would burn me.

Clocking in at a full 0 minutes and 55 seconds this song is a perfect example of what is, at the same time, so attractive and infuriating about the music of Mogwai.
The lyrics are simple to the point of being obvious while still managing to hint at a deeper gravitas.
The music is obvious to the point of being transparent while still managing to soar.

This song is one of the few in my arsenal of items with which to communicate those all together un-word-able things to other people.
You either feel it or you don't.

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