As a chance to expand
Rode the colour-coded tram to the Westworld
Should I wander should I wait
If the stagecoach is late in the Westworld

Is there really no one except for me
And the powers that be
Are holding out on you and me
My enemy may be the last I see

Blurring out of focus
Central system psychosis
In the Westworld
All the walls hear you sigh
See the portraits move their eyes in the Westworld

Is there really no one except for me
And the powers that be
Are holding out on you and me
My enemy may be the last I see
(x2)


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Westworld song meanings
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    General CommentGreat song. I'm not particularly sure what the Westworld is though.
    WorshipAandCon July 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwell The Westworld (in my opinion) is the western area of the US and "a chance to expand" was the Manifest Destiny. when America was finally settled as it's own country they thought it was there destiny to expand the US so they explored and expanded.
    ClaireAM1210on November 15, 2007   Link
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    General Comment(continued)
    she could be saying that the settlers were power hungry/crazed.

    so she could be singing about the settlers but in first person...?
    i don't know. that's my take on it.
    ClaireAM1210on November 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is from the Valley of the Giants website:

    "We sat on the couch watching Yul Brynner all in black, with lifeless eyes and jingling spurs strutting across the mechanized psycho-desert landscape. Diedre pulled out a pen and began to write lyrics based on the lonely murderous robot cowboy."

    The movie the band was watching is called Westworld, where Yul Brynner plays a robot cowboy in a Disneyland-inspired theme park. One of the sections of the park is called "Westword" (just as Disneyland has Adventureland, Tomorrowland, etc.) and contains animatronic cowboys with whom a visitor can engage in duels and (should) win. Something goes wrong, though, and the park's robots actually being killing guests.

    Anyway, Brynner's character in this movie may have inspired the song, but I have a hard time imagining the incredible soundscape produced by Valley of The Giants to be modeled after a faux-Western theme park attraction. It's too real sounding.
    hilledon January 20, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbegin, not being.
    hilledon January 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe song is from the point of view of the weaker tourist character in the film. Not the robot.
    bobganooshon May 01, 2008   Link
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    General Comment..despite what the entirely fictitious record company bio says.
    d.s.
    bobganooshon May 01, 2008   Link

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