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Crackerbox Palace
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Nice article on Crackerbox Palace.

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Saw the video to this one yesterday. Very Python-esque, especially if you have Eric Idle and Neil Innes involved.

"It's twue, it's twue!" 

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SgtPeppersBulldog said
Saw the video to this one yesterday. Very Python-esque, especially if you have Eric Idle and Neil Innes involved.

"It's twue, it's twue!"   

There's a good video for This Song as well with the same people.  There's actually quite a lot of George videos out there if you dig around a little.

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Love this song, it's very cheery and evocative at the same time, and for once the overabundant synths are actually a good thing. Perhaps it's the video influencing my perception, but I could swear it sounds as though he sings it with a smirk. Definitely a highlight of 33 & 1/3

The video is brilliantly daft; I love to scar people's minds with it. They never hear the song the same way again! a-hard-days-night-john-6 

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It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote

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This was my favorite 33 and 1/3 songs after my initial listen to the album.

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I actually watched the video for this song for the first time yesterday. A somehow fitting end for a 6+ hour Harrison binge.

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Wow, haven't seen that video in decades.... Man does he ever look like Dani there! a-hard-days-night-george-10

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I've been pondering about this for a while now and thought someone might be able to help me on this:

What is that cutout-looking thing on the window in the background? a-hard-days-night-paul-10

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I always thought it kind of looked like Batman. a-hard-days-night-george-10

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@WeepingAtlasCedars said
I've been pondering about this for a while now and thought someone might be able to help me on this:

What is that cutout-looking thing on the window in the background? a-hard-days-night-paul-10

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I always thought it kind of looked like Batman. a-hard-days-night-george-10  

I think it might be batman

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I actually never noticed that, I was too distracted by the other goings-on. 

 

Concerning the actual SONG, I have always wondered what it's really about. I know he wrote it after seeing Lord Buckley's house (Crackrbox Palace), but that doesn't help me much with decoding the verses. 

A YouTube comment I once saw offered the interpretation that it was about growing up in the Catholic church. I think that's a very interesting take, but somehow I can't quite picture George writing that obscurely on the subject. I always sort of figured it was about childhood, society, and life in general... it's very vague. 

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Just found out a little tidbit about the music video for this song. Olivia Harrison is actually in it in a rather um.... risqué cameo.

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Crackerbox Palace for me is about the world and George's relationship with it. All the temptations are there, all the things that pull him this way and that, all the maya he's lumbered with, from himself and what other people put on him. Also his home and him, its a bunch of symbolism mashed together. The video is obviously Pythonic, from pepperpots,  to church police (Neil Innes), and the Major and of course directed by Eric Idle (who gives himself a cameo too). There's supposed to be a lot of the Rutland Television people in it. I'm doubtful of the John Cleese appearance, he's supposed to be Princess Margaret waving but it could be anyone.

Of course it has to be a crackerbox because biscuits! john-lennon-salute_gif

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