Are You Sitting Comfortably? (song)

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"Are You Sitting Comfortably?"
Song by The Moody Blues
from the album On the Threshold of a Dream
Released 25 April 1969
Recorded January 1969
Length 3:30
Label Deram Records
Songwriter(s) Justin Hayward
Ray Thomas
Producer(s) Tony Clarke
On the Threshold of a Dream track listing
Side one
  1. "In the Beginning"
  2. "Lovely to See You"
  3. "Dear Diary"
  4. "Send Me No Wine"
  5. "To Share Our Love"
  6. "So Deep Within You"
Side two
  1. "Never Comes the Day"
  2. "Lazy Day"
  3. "Are You Sitting Comfortably?"
  4. "The Dream"
  5. "Have You Heard (Part 1)"
  6. "The Voyage"
  7. "Have You Heard (Part 2)"

"Are You Sitting Comfortably?" is a 1969 song by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues. It was written jointly by band members Justin Hayward and Ray Thomas. It was recorded and released in 1969 on the Moody Blues Album On the Threshold of a Dream.

The lyrics of "Are You Sitting Comfortably?" refer heavily to the legend of King Arthur, and include direct references to Camelot, and to the characters Merlin and Guinevere, all of which are part of the legend.

The song itself is primarily driven by Justin Hayward's vocal performance and Ray Thomas's flute, which gives it a sound similar to Hayward and Thomas's collaboration, "Visions of Paradise," from the Moody Blues previous album, In Search of the Lost Chord.


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