"The courage to be nobody" is an expression written by J.D. Salinger in Franny and Zooey.
“I'm not afraid to compete. It's just the opposite. Don't you see that? I'm afraid I will compete — that's what scares me. That's why I quit the Theatre Department. Just because I'm so horribly conditioned to accept everybody else's values, and just because I like applause and people to rave about me, doesn't make it right. I'm ashamed of it. I'm sick of it. I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody. I'm sick of myself and everybody else that wants to make some kind of a splash.”
"Don't shake me, I'm full of tears" is a sentence written by Henri Calet two days before he died.
« C’est sur la peau de mon cœur que l’on trouverait des rides. Je suis déjà un peu parti, absent. Faites comme si je n’étais pas là. Ma voix ne porte plus très loin. Mourir sans savoir ce qu’est la mort, ni la vie. Il faut se quitter déjà ? Ne me secouez pas. Je suis plein de larmes. »
The opening chords of "Dont shake me, I'm full of tears" were inspired by a song called "you make me blush" by Tahiti boy and the palmtree family.
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There is something haunting about the family having zero clue about WW2 in its entirety. I remember learning about them and wondering and I still wonder now how many are still in the wilderness, driven there by atrocities or not. Many find being alone to be fear inducing. But they left and isolated out of fear to begin with. This music is just the tip of the iceberg for how haunting and emotional the situation is. It does its job as well as possible, though. Amazing. jacensolodjo
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This album makes your spiritual parts literally tingle. It's not possible to describe it's vibe in words, it's just so full of mysticity and feeling of the inner curiousity, totally sucks the listener in, showing them many wonderful images, making them both medieval astronomes amazed with what they see and children, looking up in the sky. At some point, Skywatchers are making you open your soul. jotka_art