The song has been performed live on several occasions. It was also re-recorded as part of BBC music session in , but was never released because the band disliked their performance.
Due to fan demand, the band finally re-recorded the song for release on the "There's a Star" single. The newer recording was pretty much the same, but had better production values and slightly altered lyrics. The song was often performed on pre-" " gigs. The song was highly praised on its release, and especially praised by Tim Wheeler himself. Wheeler encouraged Hatherley to record her own solo vehicle after the success of this track.
She did so, and the song appears on the album, also called " Grey Will Fade ". After the successes of her new solo album, Hatherley left the band in The video for "There's a Star" was again directed by Jeff Thomas. It stars the band on top of a snow-covered mountain, and Wheeler desperately searching for his beloved " Flying V " guitar. Eventually he find it just time for the guitar solo in the middle of the song, and returns to his band to play the final chorus of the song, although this time at night.
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It was meant to be snowing to the video, but sadly it was not to be. There was originally meant to be more to the video, but it didn't work out.
Mark explained the original plan: Whilst Tim makes a quest across the snow scape searching for his " Flying V " just in time for the solo. The DVD featured the single, a stills gallery, lyrics and an Ash discography. The British writer Philip Howard states.
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There are twee euphemisms for conveying the message; I suspect that they have military origins. This was supposed to be the third question of "Your fly is open" "You mean my flies? I can't speak to the first question, but as for the second, it's common in the US to say something along the lines of your barn door is open. This assertion is supported by a survey done by the Dictionary of American Regional English that you may find interesting.
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Examples that mention the "star in the East" euphemism are disappointingly thin on the ground — to say the least. We males must still adjust our dress after urination or we will find ourselves at half mast , catch a cold , be told that we are wearing a canteen or Turkish medal , learn that Charlie's dead , fly a flag or low , let Johnny out of jail , have a medal showing , hear that it is one o'clock at the waterworks , be warned that the shop door is open , or see a star in the east.
Eric Partridge in his Slang: To-Day and Yesterday seems to confirm Howard's theory that the origin is derived by the British army.
The British writer Philip Howard states There are twee euphemisms for conveying the message; I suspect that they have military origins.
There's a star hidden among over 150 Christmas trees in this brain teaser — can you spot it?
Is there an American English equivalent that I can use in polite company? As a something middle class male who's lived all his life in South East England, I have never heard either of Philip Howard's star phrase.
I may have heard the "draught" phrase, but if I did hear it I think it needed a second explanation. I have no military experience.