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    It's reminiscent of war through out history from the perspective of a young soldier's emotions and thoughts of killing another in time of war. Drawing, possibly from: the War of 1812, American Revolution, Civil War or Spanish American War. The Black Angels are a band from Texas, they probably drew inspiration from Texas' war history, but for the most part, it is ambiguous, left up to listener to decide. Nonetheless, a very poetic and creative song with a sound reminiscent of the Doors, but with a new, fresh feel to it.
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    The song is about nihilism (to destroy things for no good reason, simply for the sake of destroying them).
    And once destroyed, anarchy prevails. Social disorder ensues and there is agression and violence from all sides.
    Then we look to the heavens for help - for a warrior to save us. And we struggle to regain the social know how to live as a society again by trying to fight the intangible forces that destroyed our order to begin with.
    All the while, we are picked apart by thieves who steal the fruits of our collective intellect as spiral into oblivion.
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    The song is about nihilism (to destroy things for no good reason, simply for the sake of destroying them).
    And once destroyed, anarchy prevails. Social disorder ensues and there is agression and violence from all sides.
    Then we look to the heavens for help - for a warrior to save us. And we struggle to regain the social know how to live as a society again by trying to fight the intangible forces that destroyed our order to begin with.
    All the while, we are picked apart by thieves who steal the fruits of our collective intellect as we spiral into oblivion.
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