℗ 1998 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the United States.
Producer, Vocals: Duncan Sheik Electric Guitar: Gerry Leonard Bass Guitar: Jeff Allen Bodhran: Juliet Prater Drums: Matt Johnson Producer: Rupert Hine Bass Drums: TREVOR Morais Orchestra: The London Sessions Orchestra Writer: Duncan Sheik String Arranger, Writer: Simon Hale
Music video by Emilie Simon performing Dame De Lotus. (C) 2007 Barclay Music SONG Dame De Lotus ARTIST Emilie Simon WRITERS Émilie Simon LICENSES UMG (on behalf of Decca International); SODRAC, ASCAP, LatinAutor, LatinAutorPerf, and 4 Music Rights Societies
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Dame De Lotus · Emilie Simon
℗ 2006 Barclay
Released on: 2006-01-01
Associated Performer, Recording Arranger, Interprète Vocal: Emilie Simon Composer Lyricist: Emilie Simon
“Clarity” is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter John Mayer, arranged with piano, with drums provided in part by The Roots drummer Questlove, and brass by two-time Grammy winner Roy Hargrove. It was released as the second single from Mayer’s second studio album, Heavier Things (2003), on January 12, 2004.
The song’s meaning is not immediately clear. Many have interpreted the song as being about a person’s own self-perception, and Mayer explained during an interview with Rick Dees in 2003 that the song “really sums up who I am as a guy…what it would be like to be in a room with me after I’m done ‘being on’.” Mayer also added that “Clarity” was about coping with the worries–especially unnecessary worries–of everyday life. Reiterating this idea at his February 28, 2007 show at Madison Square Garden, Mayer introduced “Clarity” as a song written about the first few seconds after waking up in the morning when you don’t remember all of the problems and worries in your life. At the “Soundstage with Buddy Guy” concert, Mayer explained the song as one of the best he’s done, in that it’s the best in portraying his thoughts and feelings.