TUNE Terry Dring - Icarus
'Icarus' is a cautionary tale, regarding the two extremes that we all must face at times, of complacency, or hubris. Written and told brilliantly by Terry Dring, the song is conveyed to the listener, via the mythological fable of Icarus. The fine lyric is clearly a cautionary one for all of us, but it also seems to be a very personal, honest point that Terry is making, to, and about, himself, rather like Lennon did in 'Strawberry Fieds Forever'. The music ebbs quietly in the verses, reaching a swell on the choruses that swings and moves like the beat of Icarus' wings over the sea. A fabulous homemade recording.
Like all of Terry Dring's songs highlighted on Amazing Tunes, a copy of 'Icarus' is held by Terry's solicitor, for legal purposes.