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==Production==
  
==Comments==
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*All of the percussion on "[[An Eagle in Your Mind]]" was created using cut up samples of [[Michael Sandison]]'s girlfriend's voice ([[Interviews#2002-07-01:_Remix|Remix Magazine, 2002]]).
  
*All of the percussion on "[[An Eagle in Your Mind]]" was created using cut up samples of [[Mike]]'s girlfriend's voice. <ref>[[Interviews#2002-07-01:_Remix|Remix Magazine, 2002]]</ref>
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==Samples/Lyrics==
* A video (made for the [[WATMM video contest]]) was created for "[[An Eagle in Your Mind]]" by "[https://on-go.bandcamp.com/ Jesse Anderson]" using stock footage sampled from Tatsuo Sato's anime film "[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0385586/ Cat Soup]." This video also offers an interpretation of the vocal sample heard during the track.
 
  
==Samples / Lyrics==
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*At 1:53 an unidentified speech sample (thought by some to be the voice Welsh actor [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0535053/ Philip Madoc]) begins narrating a story. It is difficult to understand, but thought to be the following:
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<blockquote>
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"the holts are nearly always close to sea<br />
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fallen boulders, old ruins, and cliffs<br />
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all at the top of a sand edifice<br />
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high above the sea<br />
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a safe place for cubs<br />
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we wait, tense<br />
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we're disappointed<br />
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she leaves her [?] loaded by others of us<br />
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the holts are evenly spread<br />
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about 500 meters apart [?] or so they advertise"''
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</blockquote>
  
* Between 1:53 and 2:50, a speech sample can be heard. It comes from the documentary "On the Tracks of the Wild Otter (1983)" <ref>http://www.reddit.com/r/boardsofcanada/comments/2sndzz/sound_familiar/</ref><ref>http://www.wildfilmhistory.org/film/467/On+the+Tracks+of+the+Wild+Otter.html</ref>, narrated by Hugh Miles. The sample can be heard at around 26:38 <ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVMh7r0LHW4&t=26m38s</ref>, and says  :
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* Another variation is as follows:
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<blockquote>
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"Holts are nearly always close to the sea,<br />
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fallen boulders, old ruins, and cliffs,<br />
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all atop the sand edifice,<br />
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high above the sea:<br />
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a safe place for cubs.<br />
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We wait ... tense. We're disappointed. <br />
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She leaves her [?] to look for [others?]<br />
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The holts are evenly spaced, about 5 meters apart, <br />
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Only enough to fool the passers-by, or so they advertise<br />
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I love you"
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</blockquote>
  
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* [Simon Wilkinson] suggests similar words, with a few minor changes:
 
<blockquote>
 
<blockquote>
The holts are nearly always close to the sea<br />
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"She leaves us [wait?] [loaded for others of us?].<br />
in fallen boulders, old ruins, and cliffs<br />
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The holts are about 500 meters apart,<br />
all at the top of a stack, like this<br />
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And of use only [?] pass us by, or they [advertise?]"
High above the sea<br />
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</blockquote>
A safe place for cubs<br />
 
I wait, tense<br />
 
then disappointed<br />
 
She leaves her spraint to notify others of her visit<br />
 
The holts are evenly spaced<br />
 
about 500 yards apart, [enough for the use of any otter who passes by?], with or without cubs<br /> </blockquote>
 
  
*Right after this sample, around 2:50, a different voice, saying "I love you", is heard.
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* [Simon Wilkinson] also points out that the voice sounds similar to that of Welsh actor [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0535053/ Philip Madoc] (heard very briefly here at links Simon provided: [http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/misc/main/fivetoeleven1988.rm], [http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/misc/main/fivetoeleven1988b.rm].
  
* [JimE] noticed something else:
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* Thanks again to [JimE] for noticing something else:
 
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<blockquote>
"there's a background sound throughout the song which could be "sweat-sweat" (in the first part of the song), with  "tension" coming in later. It's hard to recognise as speech, but it could well be; one of the interviews says that the "percussion" in the track was constructed using the voice of the girlfriend of one of [[Boards of Canada|BoC]]." </blockquote>
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"there's a background sound throughout the song which could be "sweat-sweat" (in the first part of the song), with  "tension" coming in later. It's hard to recognise as speech, but it could well be; one of the interviews says that the "percussion" in the track was constructed using the voice of the girlfriend of one of [[Boards of Canada|BoC]]."
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</blockquote>
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==Other Versions/Contexts==
  
* A voice that sounds like a black male singing "No" fades in at 4:35 and continues throughout the song. (Sounds like another 70s/80s disco/funk sample). At 5:27, a scratchy sample saying "Yeah" is played forward, then backward, then forward again, with some additional scrubbing in between. At 6:00, "Yeah" plays again, but only once.
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* A video (made for the [[WATMM video contest]]) was created for "[[An Eagle in Your Mind]]" using stock footage sampled from Tatsuo Sato's anime film "[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0385586/ Cat Soup]." This video also offers an interpretation of the vocal sample heard during the track.
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
  
*This track's title is referenced in "[[Sunshine Recorder]]" on ''[[Geogaddi]]''.
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*This track's title is referenced in "[[Sunshine Recorder]]" on [[Geogaddi]]
 
 
== Videos ==
 
 
 
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== External Links ==
 
 
 
== References ==
 
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[[Category:Released tracks]]
 
[[Category:Released tracks]]
 
[[Category:Music Has the Right to Children tracks]]
 
[[Category:Music Has the Right to Children tracks]]

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