Marc Almond has done a couple of covers, a few people in Europa have done them. I own all the publishing. It's never really been addressed, as I haven't had the time to go out and tout the songs.

— Peter Hammill

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The passage of time is a continuing thing.

At 18, youre going to live forever, and you are definitely not at 52, so that is a recurring topic. I still think its the main stuff.


I continue to believe, contrary to the given wisdom, that it's more interesting to have an album - or, indeed, an individual song - which has variety rather than homogeneity.


Being used to scientific terminology and theory it was always natural for me to push this stuff into songs.


He is trying to decide which of two daydreams he will inhabit.


A definition is death. A definition is the answer to which you must look up the question in the back of your book.


I had then and still retain an interest in science for its own sake and as a metaphor for our current lives.

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