As of 2001, Diamond had sold over 115 million records worldwide including 48 million in the United States alone. [7] It has also been included in live versions on Diamond's Hot August Night (from 1972, in a performance that Rolling Stone would later label "fantastically overwrought"[22]). "I am, " I said To no one there An no one heard at all Not even the chair "I am, " I cried "I am, " said I And I am lost, and I can't even say why Leavin' me lonely still. I Said’, released in 1971 was a strong chart hit, reaching number 4 in the US and UK singles charts, written about Diamond’s time in therapy in Los Angeles. And without any question, it came from my sessions with the analyst. John Gregory recorded an instrumental rendition of this song. A A. Je suis j'ai dit. Et l'ambiance est « relaxe » Les palmiers poussent et le loyer est bas. The band Killdozer also covered the song on their 1987 album Little Baby Buntin'. Did you ever read about a frog Who dreamed of bein' a king And then became one Well, except for the names And a few other changes Lyrics to 'I Am I Said' by Neil Diamond. I Said". He said: .mw-parser-output .templatequote{overflow:hidden;margin:1em 0;padding:0 40px}.mw-parser-output .templatequote .templatequotecite{line-height:1.5em;text-align:left;padding-left:1.6em;margin-top:0}, It was consciously an attempt on my part to express what my dreams were about, what my aspirations were about and what I was about. [8] A 2008 Diamond profile in The Daily Telegraph simply referred to the song's "raging existential angst,"[9] and Allmusic calls it "an impassioned statement of emotional turmoil... very much in tune with the confessional singer/songwriter movement of the time."[1]. Maybe he expected the chair to say, 'Whoa, I heard that!' Edit Release All Versions of this Release Review Changes . Neil Diamond, né le 24 janvier 1941 à Brooklyn , est un auteur-compositeur-interprète et acteur américain Carrière. I Said" is a song written and recorded by Neil Diamond. He said: "It was consciously an attempt on my part to express what my dreams were about, what my aspirations were about and what I was about. Jamaican reggae singer Mikey Spice released the album I Am I Said in 2014, including a cover of this song. freak56 September 25, 2015 Report; also with a totally blue label Reply Notify me Helpful [r2113377] Release. Marketplace 0 19 For Sale from $0.39. Edit Release All Versions of this Release New Submission . Artiste : Neil Diamond; Chanson : I Am, I Said 8 traductions; Traductions : allemand #1, #2, espagnol, français, grec, néerlandais, portugais, serbe; Demandes : hongrois traduction en français français. Marketplace 0 2 For Sale from $5.48. But you know I keep thinkin' about. Released as a single on March 15, 1971,[1] it was quite successful, at first slowly climbing the charts, then more quickly rising to number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart by May 1971. Regardez gratuitement la vidéo de I Am...I Said par Neil Diamond sur l'album In My Lifetime, et découvrez la jaquette, les paroles et des artistes similaires. I am, i said to no one there and no one heard at all not even the chair i am, i cried i am, said i and i am lost, and i can't even say why leavin' me lonely still Did you ever read about a frog who dreamed of being a king and then became one well, except for the names and a few other changes if … From the 1960s to the 1980s, Diamond was one of the more successful pop music performers, scoring a number of hits. I Said Neil Diamond artwork is printed on the front of a midweight 52% cotton/48% polyester blend raglan crewneck sweatshirt I Am.. Neil Diamond Lyrics. [3] One of his most intensely personal efforts, Neil Diamond told Mojo magazine July 2008 that this song came from a time he spent in therapy in Los Angeles. #4 in UK & #4 in USA in '71. Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer and songwriter, born in Brooklyn, NY. Your favorite music is just a few clicks away! Country artist Billy Ray Cyrus released a version of the song on his 2020 EP "Singin Hills Sessions Volume 1". The single version leads off the LP, while a reprise of the song, taken from midway to a variant ending with Diamond exclaiming "I am! Neil Diamond told Mojo magazine July 2008 that this song came from a time he spent in therapy in Los Angeles. Well I'm … ", But Diamond has also given another inspiration for this song: an unsuccessful tryout for a movie about the life and death of the comedian Lenny Bruce. My guess is that Neil was really desperate to come up with something to rhyme with 'there' and he had already rejected 'So I ate a pear,' 'Like Smokey The Bear,' and 'There were nits in my hair. It fared similarly across the Atlantic, reaching number 4 on the UK pop singles chart as well. I Said ‎ (7") UNI Records: 6073 027: Italy: 1971: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r10585976] Release. * Los Angeles Share. Add to Collection Add to Wantlist Remove from Wantlist. '"[5], The song garnered Diamond his first Grammy Awards nomination, for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male.[1]. Online radio station. Buy Vinyl Sell Vinyl. A L.A.'s fine, the sun shines, most of the time, D and the feeling is laid back. Author David Wild interviewed Diamond for a 2008 book and he discussed how his efforts to channel Lenny Bruce evoked such intense emotions that it led him to spend some time in therapy. I Said" was included on Diamond's November 1971 album Stones. E Palm trees grow and rents are low but you know, E7 A I keep thinking about..making my way back. [24] Among the foreign versions are the Italian language "La casa degli angeli" ("House of the angels"), performed by Caterina Caselli in 1971's album "Una grande emozione" ("A great emotion"),[25] and by Dutchman Jan Rot on his 2008 album Hallelujah as "Zeg God... zeg ik", taking the title as someone who curses, while the Jewish word for God means 'I am'. I Said (Reprise)" by NEIL DIAMOND: Did you ever read about a frog / Who dreamed of bein' a king / And then became one / Well, except for the names / And a few other changes / If you talk about me, / The story's the same one / But I got an emptiness deep inside / And I've tried / … L.A.'s fine, the sun shines most the time And the feeling is 'lay back' Palm trees grow, and rents are low But you know I keep thinkin' about Making my way back . L.A* est bien, le soleil brille la plupart du temps Et l'ambiance est « relaxe » Les palmiers poussent et le loyer est bas Mais tu sais que je continue à penser à Retourner. The Best Of Neil Diamond ALBUM. Marketplace 0 17 For Sale from $2.30. Play Me: The Complete Uni Studio Recordings...Plus! Domestic US Delivery by 12/24, your order must be placed by December 11th. And the feeling is "lay back". I Said ‎ (7", Single) UNI Records: 603027 : Portugal: 1971: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r9338114] Release. L.A* est bien, le soleil brille la plupart du temps. I Said ‎ (7", Single) UNI Records: 603027 : Portugal: 1971: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review. En 1966 et 1967, il connaît ... Neil a composé trois pièces sublimes pour cet album, soit I am I said qui ouvre la face un, Crunchy Granola Suite qui la clôt. (CAPO 1st Fret.) The song was not without its detractors, however. Did you ever read about a frog Who dreamed of bein' a king And then became one Well, except for the names And a few other changes Какой там амен, по телику всё ещё идёт... Alessandra Amoroso - Donde Están Los Colores, Etta James - Something's Got a Hold on Me, Wowkie Zhang - 童话生死恋 (A tale of love in life and death), Augusto dos Anjos - Solilóquio de um visionário. Add to Collection Add to Wantlist Remove from Wantlist. And no one heard at all, not even the chair.' I Am I Said:Neil Diamond. [26], "I Am...I Said by Neil Diamond Songfacts", "Neil Diamond: the hurt, the dirt, the shirts", "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada", The Irish Charts – Search Results – I Am I Said", Dutch Charts Annual Reviews - Single 1971, "Cash Box Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles, December 25, 1971", https://www.nashvillemusicguide.com/billy-ray-cyrus-new-ep-the-singin-hills-sessions-vol-1-sunset/, Up on the Roof: Songs from the Brill Building. Diamond eventually took a 4 year sabbatical from performing after his landmark appearance at the Greek Theater in LA in 1972. Making my way back. Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades from the 1960s until the present. Share. [5], In the same month, he told Q that the song was written "to find [him]self" and added, "It's a tough thing for me to gather myself after singing that song. La suite des paroles ci-dessous . #1. Lyrics to 'I Am...I Said (Single Version)' by Neil Diamond. [2][3] It fared similarly across the Atlantic, reaching number 4 on the UK pop singles chart as well. Edit Release All Versions of this Release Review Changes . Marketplace 0 114 For Sale from $0.39. I Said : 6059 041 in the upper left corner Barcode and Other Identifiers Rights Society: P M; Other (MCA Int. I Said / Done Too Soon ‎ (7", Single) MCA Records: MCA-60019: Canada: 1973: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r1325104] Release. I am I Said has a far deeper meaning than most casual listeners imagine. Buy Vinyl Sell Vinyl. The Brazilian singer Diana recorded the song as "Porque Brigamos" ("Why we argue") in 1972, with lyrics written by the composer and producer Rossini Pinto. I Said" took Diamond four months to compose. Humorist Dave Barry said: Consider the song 'I Am, I Said,' wherein Neil, with great emotion, sings: 'I am, I said, to no one there. I Said ‎ (7", Single) UNI Records, UNI Records: 6073 027, MCS 4590: Netherlands: 1971: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r2966621] Release. ** « Chair » veut habituellement dire chaise, mais peut aussi dire chaire (d'un comité). Buy Vinyl Sell Vinyl. ", concludes. Released as a single on March 15, 1971, it was quite successful, at first slowly climbing the charts, then more quickly rising to number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart by May 1971. Add to Collection Add to Wantlist Remove from Wantlist. Share. What kind of line is that? Is Neil telling us he's surprised that the chair didn't hear him? Buy Vinyl Sell Vinyl. I Said" is a song written and recorded by Neil Diamond. FAVORITE (4 fans) Neil Diamond. His failure to land the part of Lenny Bruce in the movie Lenny left him close to breaking point and Diamond was depressed. Neil Diamond 50 – 50th Anniversary Collection, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=I_Am..._I_Said&oldid=1001060594, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 02:02. I Said Songtext von Neil Diamond mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com Songtext von Neil Diamond - I Am… I Said Lyrics I Said" has generally been good, with Rolling Stone calling its lyric excellent in a 1972 review,[7] while The New Yorker used it to exemplify Diamond's songwriting opaqueness in a 2006 retrospective. There is also the Czech version "Krajem já šel" ("I went through the county"), realised in 1982 by the Czech singer Pavel Bobek. Checkmates, Ltd. released a version of the song on their 1971 album, Life. I Am I Said Neil Diamond Buy this song. Austrian singer Udo Wenders released a German version titled "Die Welt von heut" ("The world of today") on his 2012 album Ich finde dich. L.A* est bien, le soleil brille la plupart du temps, Les palmiers poussent et le loyer est bas, Mais de nos jours, je suis perdu entre deux rivages, L.A est bien, mais ce n'est pas un chez soi, New-York est chez soi, mais ce n'est plus le mien, Et je suis perdu, je ne peux même pas dire pourquoi, As-tu déjà lu au sujet d'une grenouille qui rêvait de devenir roi, Eh bien à l'exception du nom et quelques autres changements, Et j'ai essayé mais ils ne me laissent pas aller, Et je ne suis pas un homme qui aime jurer, Mais je n'ai jamais aimé le son de solitude. Puis la pièce-titre Stones qui ouvre la face deux et la reprise de I am I said qui la clôt. Neil Diamond - I Am...I Said (HQ) Replica Radio - Taste for music. Edit Release All Versions of this Release New Submission . Palm trees grow and rents are low. Add to Collection Add to Wantlist Remove from Wantlist. L.A.'s fine, the sun shines most the time. 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