Now I understand why Paul Muldoon would expend his talents in a rock band.
Neil Young's lyrics seem to have gotten plainer and nicer over the years, so that now there are some really clear jewels. You wouldn't want to take this chorus out of context:Good to see youGood to see you againGood to see your face againGood to see you.The two short verses are hardly more complicated, but the song (entitled, of course, 'Good To See You') is a fine love song. Evocative lyrics can be poetry, sometimes, but few bands leap the divide with really sharp blades in their teeth. Steely Dan would be one. If you read Fagan/Becker lyrics without the music you find poetry, sometimes very good poetry.Here's a URL:http://www.steelydan.com/lyrics.html
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