Posts Tagged ‘The Small Faces’

Safely indoors,

Lifetimes sweep before us

Full of paradox, contradiction,

Curiosity, absurdity,

Overwhelming beauty,

Fears lurking, kept at bay

By trusted friends.

A world with no time

Experiences moving breakneck speed

Immersing us in a single moment.

Finest details magnified, becoming solar systems.

Everything is clear, nothing is real.


Side 2 of The Small Faces‘ Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake seemed to define the entire night. It’s narrated by Stanley Unwin who developed a language of his own Unwinese … you’ll hear (and see) him at the end of this track.

To listen Stanley tell the whole story of Happiness Stan’s search for the missing half of the moon, click here.

And for anyone who likes The Small Faces this links to around 25 minutes of a 1968 TV performance (Colour Me Pop) from them … playing much of Ogden’s.

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