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Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Tales of Mystery and Imagination I Robot Rolling Stone. Parsons ' expertise surrounds this album, from the slyness that prevails in " The System Of Doctor Tarr and Professor Feather" to the bodeful thumping of the drums that imitate a heartbeat on "The Tell-Tale Heart.
With vocalists Terry Sylvester , John Miles , and Eric Woolfson stretched across each track, this variety of different singing styles adds color and design to the album's air. Without any underlying theme to be pondered upon, Alan Parsons instead paints a vivid picture of one of the most alluring literary figures in history by musically reciting his most famous works in expert fashion.
Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. These fancies arise in the soul, alas how rarely.
Only at epochs of most intense tranquillity, when the bodily and mental health are in perfection. And at those weird points of time, where the confines of the waking world blend with the world of dreams. And so I captured this fancy, where all that we see, or seem, is but a dream within a dream. The clock struck midnight And through my sleeping I heard a tapping at my door I looked but nothing lay in the darkness And so I turned inside once more To my amazement There stood a raven Whose shadow hung above my door Then through the silence It spoke the one word That I shall hear for evermore Nevermore Thus quoth the raven, nevermore And still the raven remains in my room No matter how much I implore No words can soothe him No prayer remove him And I must hear for evermore Quoth the raven, nevermore Nevermore Thus quoth the raven, nevermore.