—“””It’s not a love song, exactly, and it’s not a song about addiction, exactly. “Between the Bars” is about the ways in which protecting somebody you love turns into the need to control that person.”””

—“it’s really a love song written from alcohol to Elliott”

–“First, and most obviously, they’re the bars within which the speaker/singer is drinking. Second, they are the bars of the musical composition he is dedicating to that endeavor. Finally, they are the bars of the prison he is metaphorically creating for himself, and might, someday, have to face in a literal way.””

and many more interpretations……..

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Special thanks to my dear friend Vasilia Malteza for the picture and for always tempting me to go further. https://www.facebook.com/vasiliamalteza?fref=mentions

I OWN NO RIGHTS TO THE MUSIC/LYRICS/

Between the Bars by Elliott Smith
Produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf & Tom Rothrock
Album: Either/Or (1997)

source: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/22947-eitheror-expanded-edition/

 

Dear friends,

I am happy to share that this winter I will be in Greece (Thessaloniki, performing as Rosina in The Barber of Seville! Directed by Karmen Rougheri, choreographed and highlighted by Petros Gallias and the costumes were made by Christina Kouloumpi. We are performing in the Main Concert Hall of Thessaloniki. Enjoy some pics from backstage as well as show time!!

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I am most glad to announce our recital “Apparition” on the 29th of April at 20.00 with Rémy Dechambre! Join us for an evening that visits from fragile Mimì and femme fatale Norina to Debussy’s reveries and Bernstein’s 10-year-old thoughts…and many more! All these in a warm and cozy place, Art Base in Brussels. Our program owes its name to a poem by Mallarmé we both love and which immediately enchanted us…

Tickets available here !

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Take care and enjoy spring!
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