Lady in a Cage (2016)

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This is 19:47 of progressive rock in all its' excess and glory...

Originally the lyrics were written when I was 21 years old, during a two week period when my grandmother had a severe stroke and while in the hospital, cancer in her abdomen underwent wild growth and eventually killed her. There was a lot of confusion emotionally for me during the crisis, as everyone who were supposed to be the rock solid support all became a mess as they were confronted with questions that everyone fears to answer - do we sign a DNR, or put her on life support, etc...

At the same time, my bandmates wanted to write and perform an original tune for a talent show - a prog rock epic. We were heavily influenced by Marillion, so I guess I absconded with Fish's drunk and drug addled character and used him to write this tale of The Lady in The Cage - my grandmother who was trapped within her own body. All of the character's musings were grounded in the terrible situation of the Cage - she was physically trapped by her condition, but he was trapped by his bad choices and self-destructive behavior.

It doesn't end well for the character...

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Lady in a Cage so sure of her surroundings

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from The Sound of Thoughts, released July 17, 2016
guitars, keyboards, bass guitar - Rob
bass guitars - Brian Timpe
drums - Heinz Schuller

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Robert Svilpa Danville, California

Robert Svilpa is an independent Progressive Rock multi-instrumental artist, vocalist & musician with four full releases available on Spotify, Amazon Music, YT Music, iTunes, Pandora & many other networks.

Robert Svilpa - guitars, keyboards, bass & vocals

with:
Andy Edwards, Jimmy Keegan, John Jowitt, Thomas Lang, Brian Timpe,
Ryo Okumoto,
Sean Fairchild,
Albert Nerenberg,
Thomas Svilpa,
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