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    General CommentI really like the idea of instead if suicide every 17 seconds, do something possitive, awesome. But I am in a hurry so that's all I can say.
    Requiem89on December 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentto samREDmonstalker:

    this song is 17 seconds long because every 17 seconds someone commits suicide. it's symbolic. or so i was told. oO;
    indignityon June 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWow, I wish I had known all this when my brother showed me this album (I didn't even listen to it at that moment). It was the last weekend I ever saw him... He comitted suicide two weeks later, a year ago today. The Adore album was still on repeat when he was found five days later...

    Ah well, it probably wouldn't have made any difference.

    I really love your explanation of the sudden end, Tamy. It kind of bothered me a little sometimes, but I always thought there must have been a reason. It all makes sense now.
    Loesjeon August 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIn general, all you truly need is 17 seconds to feel it all..
    songbirdsweetsourjaneon January 08, 2010   Link
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    General CommentZerpens is right, this was a poem Billy Coragan wrote for the Adore album. I found it to be the most inspirational part of the album. And in truth all anyone really needs is 17 seconds . . .
    ChaosFluro24on September 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this poem...
    "17 seconds to remember all that is good
    17 seconds to forget all your hurt and pain"
    It's amazing
    Nowhere_Girlon September 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentadore was the first sp album i ever bought and now i own all except gish. adore ties with mellon collie as my favourite. the poem is very touching and has certainly made me think, question, and wonder.
    Neroon March 12, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis poem accents the mood on 'Adore' so well. It just wraps the whole album up tight. It makes me lay in bed and dream about wonderful things.. Billy Corgan's words make my heart melt.
    hesitating_starson June 18, 2003   Link
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    General Commentall I have to say is fuck,why couldn't it have been 20 secs long, it was way to beautiful to be such a constricted short piece. but corgan does that tyope of stuff. I remember at the end of the song before stumbaline (i think thats how you spell it) on melon choly theres a little piece he did at the end there and i wish that melody could go on forever because its such a beautifully composed piece of music that I could spend the rest of my life listening to,but unfortunatly its only 30aprox
    samREDmonstalkeron May 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIs it me or is this an early version of "Wound" from Machina?
    y2doggyon May 09, 2004   Link

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