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    General CommentThis song is Maynard at his peak. The story behind this song is he was playing Super Nintento while high on cough syrup (DXM), and decided it would be a funny song for his album. Of course, as with every Tool song, there is a much deeper meaning. This song outlines every inch of human emotions. It is a perfect example of the anger, joy, and pain that humans go through throughout their daily lives. Anyone who cannot see this is a subhuman.
    waaron August 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentlike cdconn and crok said, its the intro riff to jimmy. listen closer.
    NicoleInWonderlandon March 05, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is actually the music from the song "Jimmy" played on in a cheesy rollerskate-rink organ style.
    cdconnon August 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIf you play this song backwards nothing happens
    swayeron August 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentErm, elderlymachanic, you're completely mental if you think a word less song is about death. I wouldn't call a lot of word-less songs death. Whenever I listen to music off the sonic series from the megadrive, I don't scream 'AAAH! DEATH' and run out of my house. And organs are played at weddings too- think about that.

    This song has no deeper meaning. It's obviously just a joke song played half way between the cd as an intermission- exactly as you would find at a stage performance or sometimes during some older films. They would play cheesy music on par with this halfway through the whatever with the words 'INTERMISSION' on a screen in the case of films. It allowed you to go have a piss or go get a drink while not missing the film.
    Infact, the Offspring also have an 'Intermission' song which they played halfway through their live set last time they were here.
    So that's all it is, a cheesy organ version of Jimmy's intro riff put in for a bit of fun. It's great too, I find myself obsessivly listening to it.
    Crokon August 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is not the music to super nintendo or anything else, this is the music to jimmy played cartoon style, if u listen to it and then let jimmy play, u will see its the same music.
    TOOLfan462on July 03, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYeah, guys seriously, it's just a connection song, that sounds like circus intermission music. It's the tune from Jimmy, and no more.
    Undermindon December 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is my favorite song on Aenima! It is cool!
    kurtcobainon July 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree
    x222943on July 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song always makes me think of the Final Fantasy games. It would make a GREAT Chocobo tune because it sounds SO cute to me. Of course, this is coming from a girl who is obsessed with Tool and Final Fantasy o_O"
    VamprincessNoaon July 30, 2002   Link

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