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[[caption-width-right:302:And the laaaaaaaaaamb...\\

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[[caption-width-right:302:And [[caption-width-right:302:''"And the laaaaaaaaaamb...\\



On '''BROOOOOADWAY!''']]

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On '''BROOOOOADWAY!''']]
'''BROOOOOADWAY!"''''']]





* ShiftingPOV: The narration in the songs constantly switches back and forth from first person to third person.


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* SwitchingPOV: The narration in the songs constantly switches back and forth from first person to third person.

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* ShiftingPOV: The narration in the songs constantly switches back and forth from first person to third person.


* DidntThinkThisThrough: Peter Gabriel designed the costumes without considering how to position the microphone to be heard in live performances.

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* DidntThinkThisThrough: Peter Gabriel designed the costumes without considering how to position the microphone to be heard in live performances.

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* AdvancingWallOfDoom: A literal wall which descends on Times Square and begins moving toward Rael.
--> ''There's something solid forming in the air\\
The wall of death is lowered in Times Square''


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* DownTheRabbitHole: Rael is chased by a "wall of death" that drops into Times Square. As the wall passes over him, he blacks out, and later re-awakens in a surreal world beneath New York City.


* TheEndingChangesEverything



* SpookyPainting: The album cover shows a man who jumped out of his painting to look at the other paintings next to him.

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* SpookyPainting: The Creator/{{Hipgnosis}} album cover shows a man (presumably Rael) who has jumped out of his painting to look at the other paintings next to him.



* TheEndingChangesEverything


* ArtisticLicenseGeography: Rael had previously been incarcerated at "Twenty-Second Street". There is no mental hospital at that location, nor was there ever one there.

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* ArtisticLicenseGeography: Rael had previously been incarcerated at "Twenty-Second Street". There is no mental hospital or jail at that location, nor was there ever one there; it only makes sense if he is referring to an altercation with the police that had occurred there.



* BreakingTheFourthWall: In the synopsis of the album included in the liner notes, Rael tells readers to "Keep your fingers out of my eye."

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: In the synopsis of the album included in the liner notes, Rael the narrator tells readers to "Keep your fingers out of my eye."" It's likely that anyone holding the vinyl album has their fingers on the face of one of the characters on the outside cover.



* DarkReprise: "The Light Dies Down on Broadway" is sort of a twisted reprise of the theme from the first song, mixed with part of The Lamia's melody.

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* DarkReprise: "The Light Dies Down on Broadway" is sort of a twisted reprise of the theme from the first song, mixed with part of The Lamia's melody.the melody from "The Lamia".



-->''The Movie Palace is now undone,''
-->''The all-night watchmen have had their fun.''
-->''Sleeping cheaply on the midnight show,''
-->''It's the same old ending. Time to go.''
-->''Get out!''

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-->''The Movie Palace is now undone,''
-->''The
undone,\\
The
all-night watchmen have had their fun.''
-->''Sleeping
\\
Sleeping
cheaply on the midnight show,''
-->''It's
show,\\
It's
the same old ending. Time to go.''
-->''Get
go--\\
Get
out!''



* MindScrewdriver: the story that Gabriel wrote for the liner notes. It still doesn't explain everything, though. For that, [[http://www.bloovis.com/music/lamb.html this site]] might help...probably.

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* MindScrewdriver: the story that Gabriel wrote for the liner notes. It still doesn't explain everything, though. For that, [[http://www.bloovis.com/music/lamb.html this site]] might help... probably.



* RearrangeTheSong: "The Carpet Crawlers" was rerecorded for ''Turn It On Again: The Hits'' as "The Carpet Crawlers 1999" in... well... 1999. Notable for being the last time to date all five members who worked on this album Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford, Banks, and Collins have performed together. Due to Collins' retirement from music, it is likely to remain that way.

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* RearrangeTheSong: "The Carpet Crawlers" was rerecorded for ''Turn It On Again: The Hits'' as "The Carpet Crawlers 1999" in... well... 1999. Notable for being the last time to date all five members who worked on this album -- Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford, Banks, and Collins -- have performed together. Due to Collins' retirement from music, for health reasons, it is likely to remain that way.



--> ''Hang on, [[spoiler: John]]! We're out of this at last''
--> ''Something's changed, it's not your face''
--> It's mine! It's ''[[TomatoInTheMirror mine]]!''

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--> ''Hang on, [[spoiler: John]]! We're out of this at last''
--> ''Something's
last\\
Something's
changed, it's not your face''
-->
face\\
It's mine! It's ''[[TomatoInTheMirror mine]]!''It's'' [[TomatoInTheMirror mine]]!


The story follows a young half-Puerto Rican street kid from UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity named Rael as he embarks on a fantastical journey to find his brother John. [[MindScrew Or something like that]]. Seriously, there's [[http://ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&isbn=9780754661474&lang=cy-GB an entire book]] that contains various interpretations of the story.

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The story follows a young half-Puerto Rican street kid from UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity named Rael as he embarks on a fantastical journey to find his brother John. [[MindScrew Or something like that]]. Seriously, there's [[http://ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&isbn=9780754661474&lang=cy-GB [[https://www.routledge.com/Genesis-and-The-Lamb-Lies-Down-on-Broadway/Holm-Hudson/p/book/9780754661474 an entire book]] that contains various interpretations of the story.


* ShoutOut: Plenty of the songs' lyrics shout out or paraphrase popular standards or rock oldies of [[TheFifties the '50's]] and [[TheSixties '60's]] ("On Broadway", "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head", "Needles and Pins", etc.). "The Colony of Slippermen" 's first line is also, "[[Creator/RobertBurns I wandered lonely as a cloud]]".

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* ShoutOut: Plenty of the songs' lyrics shout out or paraphrase popular standards or rock oldies of [[TheFifties the '50's]] and [[TheSixties '60's]] ("On Broadway", "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head", "Needles and Pins", etc.). The first line of "The Colony of Slippermen" 's first line is also, "[[Creator/RobertBurns I wandered lonely as a cloud]]".


* UsefulNotes/KuKluxKlan: According to the "Broadway Melody of 1974", they "serve hot soul food, and the band plays '[[Music/GlennMiller In the Mood]]'".

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* UsefulNotes/KuKluxKlan: According to the "Broadway Melody of 1974", they "serve hot soul food, and the band plays '[[Music/GlennMiller "[[Music/GlennMiller In the Mood]]'".Mood]]".


** "''it.''" ends with the repeated line, "[[Music/TheRollingStones It's only knock and know-all, but I like it]]".

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** "''it.''" ends with the repeated line, "[[Music/TheRollingStones It's only knock and know-all, but I like it]]". The song also refers to [[Music/AreYouExperienced purple haze]].


The story follows a young half-Puerto Rican street kid from New York City named Rael as he embarks on a fantastical journey to find his brother John. [[MindScrew Or something like that]]. Seriously, there's [[http://ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&isbn=9780754661474&lang=cy-GB an entire book]] that contains various interpretations of the story.

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The story follows a young half-Puerto Rican street kid from New York City UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity named Rael as he embarks on a fantastical journey to find his brother John. [[MindScrew Or something like that]]. Seriously, there's [[http://ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&isbn=9780754661474&lang=cy-GB an entire book]] that contains various interpretations of the story.



* GainaxEnding: "''it.''" doesn't seem to be about anything clearly related to the story, but the end of the story in the liner notes is pure crazy. [[spoiler: Rael saves his brother John's life only to discover that he and John are actually the same person, they have an out-of-both-bodies experience, they are "outlined in yellow," and ''they and the scenery melt into purple haze.'']] Figure ''that'' one out.
** One YouTube comment remarks the ending is about "having to destroy yourself in order to find a new [self][[labelnote:*]]hence the out-of-both-bodies experience[[/labelnote]] and the joy that radiates afterward[[labelnote:*]]hence the yellow outlining and the purple haze[[/labelnote]]. Almost like the Phoenix rising out of ashes".

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* GainaxEnding: "''it.''" "it." doesn't seem to be about anything clearly related to the story, but the end of the story in the liner notes is pure crazy. [[spoiler: Rael saves his brother John's life only to discover that he and John are actually the same person, they have an out-of-both-bodies experience, they are "outlined in yellow," and ''they and the scenery melt into purple haze.'']] Figure ''that'' one out.
** One YouTube Website/YouTube comment remarks the ending is about "having to destroy yourself in order to find a new [self][[labelnote:*]]hence [self][[note]]hence the out-of-both-bodies experience[[/labelnote]] experience[[/note]] and the joy that radiates afterward[[labelnote:*]]hence afterward[[note]]hence the yellow outlining and the purple haze[[/labelnote]].haze[[/note]]. Almost like the Phoenix rising out of ashes".



* KuKluxKlan: According to the '"Broadway Melody of 1974'", they "serve hot soul food, and the band plays '[[Music/GlennMiller In the Mood]]'".

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* KuKluxKlan: UsefulNotes/KuKluxKlan: According to the '"Broadway "Broadway Melody of 1974'", 1974", they "serve hot soul food, and the band plays '[[Music/GlennMiller In the Mood]]'".


'''''The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway''''' is the sixth studio album by Music/{{Genesis}}, released in 1974. It is their last album with founding member Music/PeterGabriel, who left to start his solo career shortly after the tour supporting this album.

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'''''The ''The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway''''' Broadway'' is the sixth studio album by Music/{{Genesis}}, released in 1974. It is their last album with founding member Music/PeterGabriel, who left to start his solo career shortly after the tour supporting this album.


* GetOut: Punctuates the first verse of the Lamb's TitleTrack:

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** One YouTube comment remarks the ending is about "having to destroy yourself in order to find a new [self][[labelnote:*]]hence the out-of-both-bodies experience[[/labelnote]] and the joy that radiates afterward[[labelnote:*]]hence the yellow outlining and the purple haze[[/labelnote]]. Almost like the Phoenix rising out of ashes".
* GetOut: Punctuates the first verse of the Lamb's TitleTrack:

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