♫ Eye In The Sky ♫ (Redux)

Filosofa's Word

For no known reason, I have this song in my head and it is … digging into my heart, bringing tears.  Perhaps it’s the lateness of the hour combined with stress, depression, and lack of sleep, but this song popped in uninvited and isn’t leaving until I share it!

Oddly, despite the fact that The Alan Parsons Project was an English rock band, this song did not chart in the UK.  Released in 1982, the song hit the #3 position in the U.S., #1 in both Canada and Spain, and #6 in New Zealand, but did not fare so well in the band’s own country.  Alan Parsons didn’t think much of the song and had to be talked into including it on their upcoming album. He reportedly also made a bet with his guitarist that Eye in the Sky would never be a hit.

In one interview, Parsons said the…

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