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Alan Parsons Project: Eye In The Sky Meaning

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Song Released: 1982


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Don't think sorry's easily said
Don't try turnin' tables instead
You've taken lots of chances before
But I ain't gonna give anymore
Don't ask me
That's how it goes
Cause part of me knows what you're thinkin'

Don't say words you're gonna...

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    anonymous
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    Today, 02:42 report


    Eye In The Sky by Alan Parsons Project, I listened to the song at youtube early this evening. I listened to this song before in my home country. I liked their classic voice and the melody.

    I think the lyrics is very understandable. The title of this lyrics is also a title of a movie.

    - 2013-2018. 1/1/19-1/21/19



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    suestolier
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    Yesterday, 22:41 report


    It was the Fall of 1982, and I was deeply in love with a fellow classmate. We were inseparable for a year. Back then I believed in soul mates and he was mine. Something snapped in him around late August, our senior year of medical school. He got some crazy ideas like I was involved with some of my professors, one being his septuagenarian mentor who he believed was going to leave his wife and marry me. He became progressively delusional. Unfortunately no one believed me as he was an honor student from an Ivy League school and I was...well...a distraught young woman. Eye in the Sky was his anthem. He believed he knew things and saw things that others could not. He was the eye in the sky. He felt he was separate from the world. He thought he could read my mind. He was omnipotent and he was dealing with fools. He also decided he wasn't gonna live anymore, so he cheated us blind. He killed himself and left a devastated family and me. The cheat was people presuming his parents failed him and his love had left him. The cheat was he took himself from us. E.T. came out in 1982 also. I felt like E.T. when the space ship left Earth without him. Corny but real. Only he never came back to get me. He interpreted the song for me before he died.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 13th, 1:29am report


    This is not a song I like, let alone knew the words to. It's been 'playing' in my head for weeks now. Annoying actually. I didn't know the name of the song, the singer(s) or the lyrics, but the melody kept playing and playing in my head. Hearing it as "elevator" music over the years, I was able to remember a few of the words and googled it. Came right up and I about fell out of my chair. "Something" out there is trying to get my attention. It worked!! God? Aliens? Government? Ex Lover? I know, looney tunes right? This danm song has been like broken record in my head for WEEKS now!! Something strange goin on around here!!



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    Wayne
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    Jan 18th, 2018 1:26pm report


    This song makes direct references to the gaming industry ."The eye In The Sky" is a salute to the people who work for casinos to catch cheats. They use binoculars and other devices to "spy" on potential "bad guys". Words like "chances", "turning tables" and "I can cheat you blind" are all words used in a gambling environment. I think that the line "don't think sorry is easily said" probably refers to a cheat who has been caught and is now emotional about an impending state of wretchedness to be brought on by the guys who caught him being naughty.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 13th, 2017 12:31pm report


    The eye in the sky was Saturn of antiquity...when it was above the north pole many millennia ago...and Mars was below it.

    -flek



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    anonymous
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    Jun 3rd, 2017 6:38pm report


    All-seeing eye of Horus. Not sure where people get the interpretation that is about a relationship. Read the lyrics carefully, the message is clear, not hidden. Look at the cover of the album.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Apr 5th, 2017 4:41am report


    This really gives me a vibe of paranoid schizophrenic, or zelotypia (morbid jealousy). The person tells his partner that he won't believe her lies anymore, and he makes her believe that he really has the power to read her mind, out of fear of being cheated on or lied to, which is typical in these patients. He says don't say words you're gonna regret, it could mean he actually physically abuses her.

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    anonymous
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    Dec 24th, 2016 12:58pm report


    This is about a guy who has tried so hard and for so long to maintain his relationship with his girlfriend that he has finally come to his wits end over her.
    She deceives him, she belittles him, she looks on him with squinty eyes like he is below her in some way, the sun in her eyes. All the time, she has had near complete power over him because of his love for her. He has finally been able to achieve the resolve that is needed for him to break away from her. He feels exaltation from this. Exaltation mixed with sadness, not joy, is this an oxymoron? Regardless, now he is able to see her for what she really is, he now knows who and what she really is. Because of this, he feels like he has the god like power of being the eye in the sky and with this song, he is telling her, with a bit of sadness, that it is over between them.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 20th, 2016 9:14am report


    It's like a form of greater power that knows the truth of your actions and intentions. You can lie and try to deceive others, but this force watching you knows the truth. You've said you would change and attempt to be convincing, however, the force watching over you isn't buying it anymore.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 12th, 2016 9:49pm report


    I respect the interpretation of many. However, here is some real information about the "All-Seeing Eye" also know as the Eye of Horus. Many people have heard about the allegations of satanic rituals and followers around the music industry. Well, many proven videos of the same singers of almost all genre accepting that have sold their soul to the devil for fortune and fame have circulated the internet. But for some reason, the viewers and followers of musicians seem to don't care about this. Many songs with double meanings and also played in reverse with hidden satanic revelations have been discovered. And yet, we loved to sing them... This son and the album logo have a correlation to those allegations. But again, many can keep thinking that is about love. And about God. but in reality is about the Satan. Just look for the truth and the truth will find you. here is some socking info for those who want to look for the truth. https://youtu.be/UVt1ESfcR68



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    anonymous
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    Apr 18th, 2016 4:57pm report


    He is letting her go, because she has been disloyal and dishonest. He will not change his mind.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 11th, 2016 1:55am report


    It is God's advice to forgive and not to take revenge. He knows if your heart is true because he watches and knows all.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 5th, 2015 7:39pm report


    It's about a relationship, I have a link that talks about the song to the group and they never mentioned anything about he book or big brother. I have the link here.

    http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=1929

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    anonymous
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    Jun 28th, 2015 6:47pm report


    Always got the fealing it was as if God's words to humanity were being relayed to us in music by a man of the cloth, in this case someone known as a parson.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 21st, 2015 1:34pm report


    He's singing about the "Eye of Horus" which is also the picture on the album cover itself.



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