Near Central Station

“(…) the artist’s transcendence must be within his own work; he should not impose any artificial barriers between himself and his subconscious.

— Stanley Kubrick

 

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This is around Hamburg central station, around midnight.

 

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“It begins to tell…

 

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’round midnight, midnight…

 

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I do pretty well…

 

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Till after sundown…”

 

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“Halal!”

 

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Back alley gym window decoration…

 

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… muscles flexing…

 

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… bronze tan…

 

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“But it really gets bad…

 

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… ’round midnight…

 

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Memories always start ’round midnight…

 

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Haven’t got the heart to stand those memories…”

 

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Words from “Round Midnight” by Ella Fitzgerald:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEaDj6TXiQQ

 

 

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This is from Bertrand Tavernier’s film “Round Midnight” (1986):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLkDHiPAjHk

 

 

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Peter Bies © 2009

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