[Grief] The TRUE 'Lyre Liar'...for Japan only?

Angus Spottiswoode swindonbakery at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 17:01:46 PDT 2008

No idea, but I like both versions.
One of the best tracks on Part 2.
Speaking of which, can't wait for Part 3. :-)

On Oct 25, 2008, at 12:02 PM, "Grant Regnaert "  
<tripreset at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Anyone else notice that the track Lyre Liar on the Japanese CD of  
> Endless Not has a great 40 second intro that the UK/US CD's do NOT  
> have?
> Yup! Thats right!
> The Japanese Lyre Liar is a full 8:31, while the UK/US edition only  
> clocks in at 7:51. What's up with that??
> It starts out mellow, quiet & slow, with only the sound of a guitar  
> (with echo-delay) being plucked (somewhat) randomlessly. It sounds a  
> bit hollow & creepy, as if its being played in a cave.
> Then as the guitar continues, the dark churning synth rhythm (heard  
> throughout the track) enters at the 9 second mark & slowly builds  
> until the 40 second mark.
> At this point the guitar drops out of the song for good & the track  
> begins here on non-Japanese versions.
> I know the Japanese CDs got a bonus live version of What a Day at  
> the end of it.
> But anyone got a clue as to WHY the Japanese track is longer?
> Upon 1st hearing the UK version I loved how it started but after  
> hearing the Japanese version w/ the intro, I cant imagine hearing it  
> any other way!
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