2.9 "Secret" messages/sounds
Sometimes you can hear weird noises that probably shouldn't be there, or people
talking in the studio. Sometimes they're obvious, sometimes you have to strain
to hear them with headphones on.
NOTE: This isn't meant to be a complete listing of every time you hear a
strange noise, but it's a list of the most interesting and notable noises &
extra words you can find.
words spoken in background of second "Love is suicide" chorus- destroy /
despise / distrust / disobey / destroy / distrust / disloyal / disarm /
destroy / despise / dissect / deny / destroy / despise / distrust
song opens with Billy saying "Over you, like an angel", taken from the pre-Gish
song "Over You"
studio talk at beginning: "Listen- wanna just start it?" "Ready, Flood?"
"Yeah." "1, 2, 3, 4..."
Dancing in the Moonlight
Billy talks at the end about choking in the middle of the song
click of bow hitting cello at 1:10.5, jingly noises around 1:20-21
incomprehensible muttering from 3:16-27
opens with synthesized "Hello", allegedly from a Red Red Meat song
Hello Kitty Kat
ends with Billy saying "Song's over"
Honey Spider I
Billy laughs at end & says "Aha! That's everything..."
La Dolly Vita
strange, cartoonish "Ooh!" noise at 3:33; cuckoo at 3:44
Marquis in Spades
studio talk at beginning: "Rolling..." "I was just on another planet for a
sec." "Run it back, Mole" (amp on) "Fucker."
strange, very quiet (ha ha) voices at the end of the song. Try it with
ends with BC saying "Alright, this take, don't give a fuck" & playing a few
Siva (Peel Session)
at 4:09, D'Arcy says she stepped on something; BC counts to 4 for re-entry
ends with TV evangelist clip: "and you need to resist the devil so that he will
"you can hear the 7am buses slithering by" at 2:18-21 (PI liner notes)
ends with TV talk show clip: "Now it's, uh, kind of strange, and, uh, kinda
hard for me to talk about, but I thought maybe you could help- um, when we
start getting physical, rather than having intercourse, he ends up just
masturbating himself, and I end up feeling very alienated and unsatisfied, and
it's really come between us-". Some versions include the clip as the
beginning of the Silverfuck track.
"listen for the police car go by" at 5:27-30 (PI liner notes)
starts with 4 drum clicks & Billy saying "Hit it"
Where Boys Fear to Tread
DOOM explosion mentioned in liner notes: 1:20, 1:55, 2:29, 3:01, 3:44