Black Sabbath – Warning


Now the first day that I met ya
I was looking in the sky
When the sun turned all a blur
And the thunderclouds rolled by
The sea began to shiver
And the wind began to moan
It must’ve been a sign for me
To leave you well alone
I was born without you, baby
But my feelings were a little bit too strong

You never said you love me
And I don’t believe you can
‘Cause I saw you in a dream
And you were with another man
You looked so cool and casual
And I tried to look the same
But now I’ve got to know ya
Tell me who have I to blame?
I was born without you, baby
But my feelings were a little bit too strong
Just a little bit too strong

Now the whole wide world is movin’
‘Cause there’s iron in my heart
I just can’t keep from cryin’
‘Cause you say we’ve got to part
Sorrow grips my voice as I stand here all alone
And watch you slowly take away
A love I’ve never known
I was born without you, baby
But my feelings were a little bit too strong
Just a little bit too strong

떠올리면 가슴 뭉클해지는 사람이 있다.
유독 이 곡을 들을 때면 떠오르는 사람.
Ozzy Osbourne의 광기가 느껴지는 보컬이 뿜어내는 가사가 아니라
Tony Iommi와 Geezer Butler 그리고 Bill Ward의 연주에서….

인간의 관계는 만남에서 시작된다. 그 만남 이전은 당연히 혼자인 주관의 세계이다.
누군가를 만난 그 시점에서 관계는 주관과 객관이 함께하며 관계를 유지한다.

Warning의 중반부 연주는 그러한 관계를 그려내 듯 들린다.
이 때 문득 떠오르는 사람…
주관과 객관을 넘어선 듯 내게 다가 온, 내게 생명을 준 ‘어머니’
그 강한 사랑을 떠올린다….

그 마음을 진작에 알아차렸다면…..