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Hypnos 69


Psychedelic/Space Rock

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5 stars Hypnos 69 is a Belgian avant-garde rock band. Founded in 1994, Hypnos 69 has released five albums (including a remake), two EPs and a live show. Hypnos in the name of the team is Hypnos in charge of sleep and subconsciousness among Greek gods, and 69 is the meaning of balance and stability (maybe this is also the characteristics of band music). When I listened again recently, I discovered that it had a lot of creative ideas and backgrounds that could not be ignored. Therefore, I re-examined its lyrics and related notes in the lyrics book and found some mistakes. The opening song had some ambiguous interpretations. After understanding the overall concept of the album, it was discovered that it should be explained in the other direction. The latter song later discovered that it was originally referring to the four steps of alchemy. It was very rewarding to go to the wiki! (ps, recently researching Jung, discovered that Jung's late enthusiasm for alchemy was reminiscent of late Newtonians who also loved occultism. Is it natural that paranormalism is the last thing that scientists are obsessed with? Because science always explains everything. As soon as the explanation is finished, then life has decided and lost its meaning. Therefore, we need to find some mysterious things to reconstruct our present value.

1.Requiem (for a Dying Creed) Looking at the concept of "heritage" around the entire profession, the title of this song is "Requiem for a faith that will be dead for a line". This belief transcends the commonplace, but it is not understood and supported by the world, hence the name " Will die, meaning shaky. In the lyrics, this conviction is turned into an anthropomorphous "her". At the beginning of life, she longed for the future (representing the concept of advancement, that is, the legacy). However, our fate seems to be doomed and cannot be changed. She walks alone. On the dangerous road to exploitation, it soon fell and disappeared. But although we were shaped in a uniform way (losing personality), we were still attracted by her advanced spirit (charm). But this belief and her legacy have been hidden. One day it will soar and awaken people's inner being. So in her heart and inheritance, we aim for this splendid scene. Although she is dead, her legacy is It is revealed that she is the seeker of truth and the source of youth. Her legacy is truth, and what we usually see is an illusion. For this reason, I made a requiem and the stars shine around her legacy.

2.The Aerial Architect In the lyrics, the lyrics written in this song refer to some of Newton's words. Yes, that's Newton who wrote the "Philosophical Principles of Natural Philosophy." The song title "Air Architect" seems to refer to the God who built everything? Or refer to Newton himself? In short, Newton, as a representative of the spiritual leaders of mankind, not only thinks and questions, he inherits inheritance, but also creates inheritance. Of course, the last sentence, "Respect for great works," is the last song of the album, "the great work."

3.My Journey to the Stars The meaning of the song is relatively simple. The Shangri-La Holy Land represents the truth. It is actually a group of stars. I am on the journey to the stars. I have abandon the chaos, greet endless joy, and go home to explore the truth.

4.The Sad Destiny We Lament This song roughly states that people have abandoned their beliefs for various reasons. This story is staged and reincarnation time after time. We can only finally lament our sadness and destiny (but it is self-abortion, isn't it?). We mourn the dream. , and I long to wash away all this. It's just that the phrase "Inside my Insight" doesn't quite understand what it means, but it's time to think about it again (when it might be just rhyme).

5.The Empty Hourglass This song is more difficult to explain, as if to say that the birth of a conceited day, he has a goal but very confused, he can cross the dimension, foresee the future, but in the end it said "time is running out." In the sentence "In seven tensions", I understood the "superstring and membrane theory" in physics. I believe that this day's favored man can cross the membrane of the universe.

6.Jerusalem The purpose of this song is to say a great and lonely person (always sailing the world and saving the world alone). The song says that he comes with the truth, but it also comes with a yoke (because there is a rise of the truth, there will be fools against it.) ). Jerusalem is both heaven and hell, so it was later said, "Are we exempted?" Does this mean Jesus? After all, Jesus was conspired by the chief of Jerusalem to let Judah kill.

7.The Great Work Before the official lyrics, keep repeating these words: That which is below underlying to that which is Above, and that which is is opposite corresponds to that which is Below, to achieve the miracle of the One Thing. - Hermes Trismegistus In the following is equivalent to the above, in the above equivalent to the following, to complete the miracle of One Thing. - Hermes Tris Mogis Hermes is one of the twelve main gods in Greece and is a powerful embodiment of the natural world. Tris Mogis is the Tooth of the Egyptian gods, the god of wisdom and the moon god. In Hellenized Egypt, the Greeks discovered that their deity, Hermes, was exactly the same as the Egyptian deity, and the two deities were then worshipped together. What does One Thing mean? I think it means the great work - The Great Work. In addition, according to a more important clue in the lyrics, there are several explanations under the heading: 1.Nigredo: corruption, dissolution, individuation (darkness: corruption, dissolution, individualization) 2.Albedo: purification, burnout of impurity; the Moon, female (whitening: purification, burning impurities; moon, female) 3.Citrinitas: spiritualisation, enlightenment; the Sun, male (Huanghua: spirit, enlightenment; sun, male) 4.Rubedo: unification of Man with God and the Limited with the Unlimited (Redness: Unity of man and God, unity of finite and infinite) This is obviously the four steps taken from alchemy - Magnum opus (Latin The Great Work)! Although it began as a four-step process of describing alchemy or refining the Philosopher's Stone (blackening → whitening → yellowing → redness), it has been widely used to describe the spiritual transformation of humans through the interpretation and development of Ringier. , is a symbol that symbolizes the human spirit has undergone a qualitative change and leap! The great works have gone through four steps: dissolve and impart individuality → purification → spirituality and enlightenment of civilization → the unity of man and God. Interestingly, the band thinks that purification is responsible for women, and that spirituality and rationalization are the responsibility of men. In the end, a perfect harmony and unity, that is, two sentences that are repeatedly spoken: the above corresponds to the following, and the following corresponds to the above. This is obviously a great harmony between heaven and earth! However, I said "ha ha ha" that the meaning of the song is not the same, and the great work eventually became a legacy (even no one inherited). The song first states that the great soul is floating above and illuminates everything below. He is the creator of God. However, because of human misdeeds, the Creator eventually gave up the world. He took back his heritage and let people wake up from the dream. He still did not forget to make a rumor (prophecy)?an ancient philosophy. But it was guided by the serpents of Eden, and theology had long gone astray and entered the final error. This outcome is undoubtedly related to the theme of the first song: Requiem, the requiem for the God who gave up the world (and the human spiritual leader represented by Newton). The song's melody is still quoted in this song, which is a summarization of the theme of the entire post-Legacy heritage. In this way, one can probably understand the meaning of the cover: the personification of the human spirit (the magic stone that is smelted out) and the personification of "He" is in a pool of blood. He is abandoned by man and no one inherits his inheritance, and humans But in the wrong direction of the serpent of the Garden of Eden, he looked upon the truth. This is a tragic kernel album, and I think that any person who is ahead of us will always want to say a scorn to the world: ?? I share my Prophecies unto a world that I forsake

For this cover, the band's bandcamp has a description: Legacy: Tells the tale of the Apple of Eden, the Philosophers Stone, the Egyptian mfkt, or the Biblical Manna and how it got lost on the Dark Rivers of Time. Symbolic for this journey are the writings of Isaac Newton and the intriguing insight he had on The Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus. The artwork by Italian graphic artists Malleus illustrates the concept of the Apple and the Snake of Eden, the oldest reference to Hermeticism and ancient Alchemy and our legacy of a higher knowledge.

mitarai_panda | 5/5 |


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