[Powderworks] Capricornia connections
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 11:48:33 +1100
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think they've already done a Cane Toad cover
Only a single though, King of the Mountain with "NY Exonn" Instant Karma
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> Wobbegong is a kind of shark. Related to Leopard sharks, found around
> as well as a "sandy-bottom dweller". They're sometimes the exact colour of
> sand and sightings are common here in Queensland. Yellow Box is part of
> Eucalyptus mob. "Prosperity Is Like The Tide" is a Fuzzface song, also the
> name of a chapter from Capricornia the book. "Devilfish Shuffle " is an
> B-side, also a location in Capricornia the book is Devilfish Bay. Can
> else hear the background vocals in the chorus of Mosquito March? The
> in Been Away Too Long really reminds me of Weezer for some reason. I have
> feeling there might actually be a real place known as Luritya Way...but
> there might not be, I dunno, I've never been those places (except in
> I think cows are quite symbolic of the European intervention in Australia.
> see cattle everywhere when I drive throught the bush. I imagine what the
> hills and plains would have been like before they were stripped of trees.
> Maybe this is a reference to consumers as cattle? Alot of the Capricornia
> story centres around the Red Ochre cattle station and the cattle industry
> very important to these characters in the book, indeed is the cause of
> folly and headaches! This is 3 Midnight Oil albums in a row with an animal
> on the front cover. I'm hoping for a Cane Toad to grace(!) the next album
> cover! Capricornia rocks!
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