Mellotron Scratch is fantastic

Porcupine Tree – Deadwing – Mellotron Scratch

don’t look down… shut it down…

Porcupine Tree\'s Deadwing

The end of this song is sooooo fantastic. So addictive.
I would give it a 10 on a 0-10 scale for the memories it brings and the many goose bumps I got hearing it…

Full lyrics:

A tiny flame inside my head
A comprimise I never planned
Unravel out the finer strands

And I’m looking at a blank page now
Should I fill it with words somehow?

I whispered something in her ear
I bear my soul but she don’t hear

The scratching of a mellotron
It always seemed to make her cry
Well maybe she remebers us
Colllecting space up in the sky

Nothing rises from my feet of clay, but it’s OK
Red mist spreads across my fingertips, ardour slips

I lay her gently on my clothes
She will leave me, yes I know

And I’m looking at a blank page now
Should I fill it with words somehow

The scratching of a mellotron
It always seemed to make her cry
Well maybe she remembers us
Collecting space up in the sky

Nothing rises from my feet of clay, but it’s OK
Red mist spreads across my finger tips, ardour slips
Don’t look at me with your mother’s eyes or your killer smile
Sing a lullaby

Don’t look back into black
Don’t let the memory of the sound drag you down
To end as friends so painful
Don’t look down
Shut it down

Source: http://www.songmeanings.net/lyric.php?lid=3530822107858535238

…and a mellotron is:

The Mellotron is an electro-mechanical, polyphonic keyboard… The Mellotron superseded the Chamberlin, which was the world’s first sample-playback keyboard. The heart of the instrument is a bank of magnetic audio tapes. Each tape has approximately eight seconds of playing time

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellotron

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