A Glorious Moment

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"A Glorious Moment"
A Glorious Moment cover
by Rivers Cuomo
Album Alone III: The Pinkerton Years 1994-1997
Released December 12, 2011
Recorded April 15, 1995
Length 1:04
Label self-released
Writer(s) Rivers Cuomo
Producer Rivers Cuomo
Status officially released
Rivers Cuomo song chronology
"What Is This I Find?"
(# 36)
"A Glorious Moment"
"Pink Triangle"
(# 36)
Alone III: The Pinkerton Years 1994-1997 track listing
"Clarinet Waltz"
(25)
"A Glorious Moment"
(26)

"A Glorious Moment" is the twenty-sixth and final track from Alone III: The Pinkerton Years 1994-1997.

Overview

"A Glorious Moment" is a spoken word recording from April 15, 1995, the day after Rivers' leg surgery which is heavily detailed in The Pinkerton Diaries and helped influence some of the content from Pinkerton. A track listed as "1995-04-15 RC After Operation" in The 4 and 5 star demos of Rivers Cuomo likely refers to this recording.

Personnel

Transcription

"It's 5:30 on... the 15th... the day after my operation. Um... I'm, eating saltines, drinking juice. I actually peed... for the first time... on my own. It was... a glorious moment. It was truly glorious. Now I'm going to try to... set up some music to listen to. Goodbye."

See also