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#1 xDetachmentx

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 10:35 AM

If my username wasn't a dead giveaway already, one of my favorite Amy songs is Detachment, but there's sort of an air of mystery around it, at least for me. I haven't been able to find out much about the song at all (when it was leaked, why Universal provided Asif Kapadia with it when they said that they wouldn't let any of the songs out of the vault, and whether or not they gave him only that clip or if they gave him the full song but he edited it a lot, and whether or not the song is finished, )as I've seen some people say things along the lines of 'It's the only part of the song that exists now' or 'most of the audio was lost' or 'she only sang that part'.)) One thing I can say nearly certain is that it's about her cheating on Blake to seal the deal, and to completely destroy any hope they had of getting back together after their final split. Just my theory, the vocal stylings don't quite match up though.


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 11:32 AM

Detacment credits:

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Song was recorded in 2001 (as well as My Own Way), long before the affair with Blake. I think that the official release of song is matter of annoying copyright, maybe they keep it until ''better times''


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 02:08 PM

Really? Wow. That's a surprise to me. I guess it just fits the Blake thing really well. I think Detachment was among the songs that were supposed to be in Lioness: Hidden Treasures but the people who were deciding on whether or not to release everything (family/friends) said no for whatever reason. Also, 'the best times'? Do you mean like, for when Universal is in a slump and they release Amy stuff to make quick money? I kinda hope that happens.



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Posted 06 August 2018 - 04:13 AM

Some of the demos from that time (2001-ish) were primarily made to help Amy land a deal with a potential recording company. I've never seen it documented anywhere that 'Detachment' was one of those songs, but it could be a good possibility that it was recorded for that reason


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 10:17 AM

Oh my god has it hit anyone that like, in not even three years, this song will have been recorded twenty years ago, and in a little over four years, Frank will be twenty years old. Jesus time flies. Also nice video, but I regret that they didn't say anything about it's full version at all. And it was a demo so maybe it was destroyed?


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