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Run through forests on a hot Summer day
Trying to break down walls of numbing pain
Give me the freedom to destroy
Give me radioactive toy
Taste the water from a stream of running death
Eat the apple and cough a dying breath
Feel the sun burning through your black skin
Pour me into a hole, inform my next of kin
Run through graveyards on a dusty Winter day
Spit the dirt out and try to say
--- "Radioactive Toy" as written by Steven John Wilson Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music
Porcupine Tree were a rock band formed by Steven Wilson in 1987 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England. Their music was associated with both psychedelic rock and progressive rock, yet having been influenced by trance, krautrock and ambient due to Steven Wilson and Richard Barbieri's penchant for the Kosmische Musik scene of the early 1970s, led by bands such as Tangerine Dream, Neu! and Can.
 Since the early 2000s, their music was leaning towards progressive metal and alternative rock. The band was noted for its multimedia approach, with its live performances including screens displaying a different film projection to each song. This visual element was introduced during the tour for the In Absentia album, when the band started to work with Danish photographer and filmmaker Lasse Hoile. This involvement created a distinctive image for the band.
Originally posted by spacedoubt
I have a thread about them in here too...Not too many comments. I'll happily support another thread.
One thing I highly recommend, if you are a fan, is the Anesthetize DVD on Blue Ray. (you get a standard DVD as well)
It's well shot, incredibly recorded in Dolby 5.1
Very underrated band, with a bass player than never stops smiling.
All the musicians are to-notch. And the Lyrics are Thought provoking.
So, I'll add a song too.
This one is a bit of an ode to Pink Floyd Animals.
It's about making sure you get the most of your time on Earth.
The Video itself is even beautiful.
edit on 22-5-2012 by spacedoubt because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by IronArm
reply to post by PerfectPerception
I had no idea they did some work together! Its been years since I have been properly involved with music and digging deeper. My world is flipped.