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Brian Eno, David Byrne: My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (Sire)

Richard C. Walls, Creem, June 1981

"You see, the problem is that people, particularly people who write, assume that the meaning of a song is vested in the lyrics. To me that has never been the case. There are very few songs I can think of where I can remember the words, actually, let alone think that those are the center of the meaning. For me, music in itself carries a whole set of messages which are very, very rich and complex, and words either serve to exclude certain ones of those, or point up certain others that aren't really in there, or aren't worth saying, or something."
— Brian Eno

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