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    Default "Take me back" and Sammys "Swept away"

    I was reading in BAM from '84 where Sammy talks about "Swept away", he said he wrote it on a island off Sadonia, and it was about Deja Vu and a past life. Strange, but years later, he would write about the same thing in "Take me back" from "Balance", but it was set off Marocco. Sandy beachs, tropic settings, etc. I look at "Take me back" as a sequal to "Swept away", although I love "Swept away" much more, than "Take me back". It has some of Sammys most thoughtful and great lyrics ever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dont disturb my Paradise View Post
    I was reading in BAM from '84 where Sammy talks about "Swept away", he said he wrote it on a island off Sadonia, and it was about Deja Vu and a past life. Strange, but years later, he would write about the same thing in "Take me back" from "Balance", but it was set off Marocco. Sandy beachs, tropic settings, etc. I look at "Take me back" as a sequal to "Swept away", although I love "Swept away" much more, than "Take me back". It has some of Sammys most thoughtful and great lyrics ever.
    Interesting take on this. I never knew that about 'Swept Away'.
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    I'm pretty sure sammy has stated take me back is the "sequel" to swept away

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    I actually like Take Me Back better, never really gave Swept Away too much notice.
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    My favorite part of Take Me Back is Ed's "chunka chunka" thing in the chorus. Just sounds so cool, I love when he does that. Nobody makes it sound that good like he does.
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    I've always loved Swept Away, that was one of the first sammy solo songs I really got into back in the day. Take me Back is one of my favorite songs off of Balance, I just love that song. It's so different from what you would expect to hear on a VH disk it just caught my attention really on the 1st listen. I don't know if it's a follow up to swept away or not, I do remember hearing that awhile ago but I don't remember if Sam said it or not. I'll listen to them back to back later nad see what I think.

 

 

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