The seventh chapter of « The Dam » is entitled « Flow » and presents the situation once the obstacle has been overcome, the dam has been levelled, and the test has successfully been passed.
The protagonist/narrator is now moving forward into the dream, responding to the calling of the ocean.
The lyrics are almost complete, although I'm not quite satisfied with parts of the choruses.
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The second part of « The Dam » is entitled « River » and expounds the original situation, before the obstacle is recognized and dealt with.
The focus of this section is the slow realization that the situation is not really satisfying, and that the chosen course of action does not seem to lead to the desired destination.
The lyrics have pretty much reached their definitive form :
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The fourth movement of « The Dam » is entitled simply « Dam. » In the storyline, this is when the obstacle is recognized and the necessity of dealing with it is accepted. The truth of the matter is finally being faced.
The lyrics are pretty much ready, so better let them tell the story.
The feeling is getting stronger / I'm aware of a dam
Building internally / This is…
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In « Rapids, » the third part of « The Dam, » the protagonist/narrator is being carried from a mostly disappointing river straight into an heretofore unseen dam.
The intent behind this instrumental section is to convey a feeling of being taken ahead by an unrelenting force, and to let the listener reflect on the discourse presented in « River. »
In the storyline, the rapids represent the rising tension which…Continue
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