Macross Plus “the Borderline”
This song defines the word sultry.
etymology of sultry
1590s, “oppressively hot, close and moist” (of weather), ultimately from swelter + alteration of -y (2), either as a contraction of sweltry or from obsolete verb sulter “to swelter” (1580s), alteration of swelter. Figurative sense of “hot with lust” is attested from 1704; of women, “lascivious, sensual, arousing desire” it is recorded from 1940. Related: Sultriness.
“the Borderline”, a song sung by Sharen Apple, an Artificial Intelligence character in the movie. It is sung in real life by Akino Arai (新居 昭乃) (born 1959).
- Title: the Borderline
- Singer: Akino Arai
- Lyrics: Yoko Kanno
- Music: Yoko Kanno?
The Borderline Red and Roses Lips and Breath Hair and Dolls They're look a-like Smoke and Mist Night and Midnight The deep and Hell They really get me Flip and Fly Heal and Feel Flower and Poison are on the brink The Borderline The Borderline Belly and jell-o Crack and Jazz Arch and Bridge They're look a-like Meet me and Hit me Tiny and Sticky Candy Kiss and Eating are just same things Free and Fall and Love and Low Evil make you feel good can't help doing that The Borderline The Borderline
“Macross plus”is a Japanese scifi animation.
In “Macross plus” story, Sharon Apple is a artificial idol. She exists as a hologram. She is marketed as artificial intelligence that includes emotional programming, but, actually, her emotions are provided by a human girl, Myung Fang Lone.
See Sharon Apple ruling the universe here: Macross Plus “Information High”.