Catastrophe and the Cure song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is just epic. To me, it makes me think of all those alien invasion movies or games, where they just have one major battle where its like thousands of thousands of enemies against you and your thousands and thousands of people. Then the battle, and then rather abruptly, the battle is over. The whole landscape around them is nearly completely destroyed, but they look around, they've won. "The Cure" may be referring to hope, hoping that this huge fight won't have to happen again. I can see this song in a WW2 movie.
    12:51on December 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't know how, but this song is brutal and beautiful at the same time. It took one more release for me to know that Explosions is one of the best bands of my generation.
    a town like parison February 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the comes in two parts. The beginning must be Catasrophe and the second part must be the cure. The ending is a bit more inline and tame.
    oklunaon February 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI feel like the beginning is the catastrophe, which slowly leads into the final ballad of the cure towards the end. This song helps me think so well...listening to this song makes me feel emotionally confused but absolutely complete at the same time, never before has an any music stopped me in my tracks as firmly as explosions.
    harmon25on March 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDrums kind of sound like weapons firing, don't they? Either way, this song feels like conflict that stops and then starts again. Almost like a cycle..."the cure" never really cures for long.
    CrossMyChronoon April 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is an amazing song.
    schromeon August 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentone of the best songs by Explosions In The Sky
    Narayanon October 31, 2008   Link
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    General CommentLOOOOOVE this song!!!! I don't know how I feel about the beginning being "Catastrophe" because it sounds pretty happy to me, but the end is most def "Cure".
    XxTheJokerxXon June 25, 2009   Link

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