1981 yılında Dünya’ya geldiğimde, istemeden de olsa insan ırkıyla temas kurdum. Karşılaştığım birkaç aydınlık dışında, gerisini karanlık ve çirkin buldum. ‘İnsan Karşılaşması’ bu karşılaşmalardan oluşan günlüğümdür. Bu albüm iki kategoriye ayrılır:

‘Karanlık taraf’ çirkin olayları yansıtır. İnsanoğlunun her şeye bir isimle hitap etme ve sonradan onu yanlış anlama gibi bir eğilimi var. Ben de onların ‘musibet’* gibi bir kelimeyi kullandıklarında neyi kastettiklerini umursamıyorum; ama şüphesiz ki terörün, acının ve Dünya’nın yok olmasının ana kaynağı insanoğlunun ta kendisidir.

‘Aydınlık taraf’ ise bu gezegende karşılaştığım hazları yansıtır. Ben insan müdahalesi olmadan Dünya’da hiçbir hazın olmayacağını düşünüyorum; bu yüzden benzer şarkılar her insanoğlunun kendisine adanır. Tabi ki ilk bakışta, fiziksel olarak Dünya cazip gelir ama bunlar sadece gelip geçici özelliklerdir. Baki olan tek şey bir insanın ürettikleridir.

Bir gün bu gezegenden ayrılacağım, tek özleyeceğim şey ise ‘aydınlık taraf’ olarak adlandırdığım birkaç insan… Diğerleri zamanın boşluğunda çürüyüp gitsin.

CREDITS:

All Music Composed, Performed, Recorded & Mixed By: Salim Ghazi Saeedi
Guitars & Keyboards: Salim Ghazi Saeedi
(C) 2011 Salim Ghazi Saeedi

Track Listing:

  • 1. Human Encounter Prologue
  • 2. Lustful Feast of Flesh

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  • 3. You Many One Devils

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  • 4. Lonesomeness

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  • 5. Sadistic Teacher

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  • 6. City Bombardment

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  • 7. For Eugene, Distilling the Delicacy

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  • 8. For Ali, Who Does Live Many Births Mercifully

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  • 9. For Kurt, The King Without Crown

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  • 10. For Thelonious, and His 88 Holy Names

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  • 11. For Jeremy, Embodying the Mastermind

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  • 12. Unknown Red-Skirt Girl, Who Vanished Before My Eyes in 1995

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DEDICATION:


“Sadistic Teacher” is dedicated to MohammadReza S., my 4th grade teacher
“City Bombardment” is dedicated to 1980 Iran-Iraq war bombs
“You Many One Devils” is dedicated to rulers of past, present and future
“For Eugene, Distilling the Delicacy” is dedicated to Eugene de Blaas (1843-1931)
“For Ali, Who Does Live Many Births Mercifully”
“For Kurt, The King Without Crown” is dedicated to Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)
“For Thelonious, and His 88 Holy Names” is dedicated to Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)
“For Jeremy, Embodying the Mastermind” is dedicated to Jeremy Brett (1933-1995)