Childhood Dreams

Album: Folklore (2003)
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  • Furtado (from a press release to promote the album): "This song is about the renewing quality of true love. It was recorded in a church adjacent to The Pilgrim School, in Los Angeles, which has this massive organ that extends throughout the church, with thousands of pipes and tubes and valves. We went in with a bass player, a guitar player, a vibraphone player and a harp player. You cannot match the reverb you get, this natural, hollow reverb. We took it all the way; we did the full-on spiritualized organ intro. There's a really cool vocal round at the end, playing on the theme of childhood dreams. It's in 6/8 time, very lilting. Also toward the end, we added tabla, which takes the song to a more universal place. It's a super-ballad. Organ bells, church bells, wedding bells, chimes, tablas - the whole thing is magical."

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  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis song is very personal. Nelly sounds like Janet Jackson vocally - it's weird.
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