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Alan Parsons Project: Eye In The Sky Meaning

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Song Released: 1982


Eye In The Sky Lyrics

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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    Dec 24th, 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, 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, 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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    anonymous
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    Nov 27th, 2012 11:04pm report


    Government vs. the people.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Apr 23rd, 2012 4:28pm report


    This is obviously about a romantic relationship and how the woman cheated and/or lied and convinced the man that her lies were true. He fell for the lies for so long, but found out she was being false later on and gave her another chance, but she only lied again. It's obvious how much the man loved the woman, which is why he became so gullible. this is a very deep and powerful song that expresses the emotions attached to being lied to in a relationship beautifully.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 5th, 2011 6:18pm report


    Can't on quick search find this but must be out there. They've read the 1957 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick, "I am the eye in the sky, looking at you, I can read your mind." Read the novel, and it will all make sense.




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