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The Dazy Eyes 眼鏡矇矇的

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在這混亂的城市,道路很多。偶爾會迷路。
偶爾眼鏡矇矇的,看不清楚前面的路。

眼鏡矇矇的,遮住視線的,是淚水,是汗水?是你,還是…我自己?

《眼鏡矇矇的》想要說的是觀點。我們眼鏡看得到的可以相信嗎?是事實的全部嗎?而第二首歌《眼鏡找朋友》延續《眼鏡矇矇的》想要找回一個童真,想要脫下成人習慣的有色眼鏡。

 

In this perfect mess of a world, there are many choices and many roads to embark upon.

Often we lose sight of where we’re headed, our dazy eyes struggling to focus.

Our perspectives doubted, our vision blurred, we fight back the tears, we wipe away the sweat… only to realize

what stands between us and our dreams could just simply be the by products of our every step forward.

“The Dazy Eyes” wants to open our eyes to new perspectives. Can we really believe what our eyes see? Or is what we see only a small fraction of the truth? If everyone sees a different perspective of the same thing, perhaps nobody is right, and nobody is wrong.

“Spectacle Friend” is a continuation of this song, seeking to put on a pair of glasses untainted by the rules and judgement of the world, as though looking through a child’s eyes. To see the world as it is, unafraid at what it presents itself to be.

自發行第一張專輯《人生實驗課》,已經一年半了。這一年半內,插班生也在音樂創作上,下了一番苦功。2月的某一天,迪雅拿著一個可愛的眼鏡布回家,很興奮地跟Carrie說,“嘿,我們如果發專輯要不要送眼鏡布?”Carrie就說,“神經,送眼鏡布幹嘛?除非。。。專輯名稱叫眼鏡矇了!”這麼一說,感覺就來了。火,燃燒起來了。然後,兩個人就很興奮地想要趕在3月31日在瘋狂世界的音樂會之前做出來。

故事真的是這樣開始的。

說做就做!Just do it!

馬上拿起電話,打給林倛玉老師,馬上開會把迪雅這一年半內寫過的demo都拿出來,研究,改良。
馬上寫電郵,發到台灣去找“好好先生”(台灣知名獨立樂團)要他們幫忙做專輯封面設計。(他們的創意工作社曾幫羅志祥新專輯設計封面。)他們也一口答應幫忙。馬上答應,馬上討論,視覺上的感覺也馬上就搞定了。“好好先生”特別為插班生設計了這一次的“城市的插班生”的概念主題。有點冰冷的背景,配上跳tone、有點未來感的造型,讓城市看來又熟悉,又陌生。

雖然,結果沒有趕在3月31日發行,但,人,有了目標就會活起來衝刺。她們真的在兩個月內把一張EP趕出來了。因為,做音樂就是那麼地讓她們燃燒。

Track List:
1_ 眼鏡矇矇的
2_ 眼鏡找朋友(demo版)
3_ It’s getting so hard (demo版)

《眼鏡矇矇的》EP現在可以在這裡購買。

The idea for the EP started innocently enough with Diya coming home one day excitedly showing Carrie a customized spectacle cloth. When Diya excitedly asked if they could perhaps customize their own spectacle cloth as a giveaway in their next album, Carrie coldly replied “What for? Unless the album is titled… ‘The Dazy Eyes'”

Moments like this are precious. There was a connection at the suggestion of writing a song about “The Dazy Eyes” and both felt their hearts leap at the idea. The next two months was a continuous race to have the song/album ready for the “Crazyworld Cafe MusicFest 2012″ on the 31st of March 2012.

Never shared before demos were pulled out, heard and tweaked. Song writing sessions were in place to work out the final tune and the direction of how the song would be. We contacted our good friend and fellow singer Jimmy, who agreed to work on the design of our EP and pieces of the puzzle just started falling in place one after another.

Although the duo never made it to their initial deadline of 31st of March, they had begun a new project and this new project had relit the flame burning in them. This EP represents the spontaneity of The Freshman and their honest perspective towards the bright and colorful world that surrounds them.

Questioning the views of the people around them, why different opinions exist and won’t budge.

Why people believe in what they see but doubt what others see.

And how alluringly familiar yet strange the world can be.

“The Dazy Eyes” EP is sold at our online store.