sifting through 3 years, 8 months and a handful of dust like shadows falling through a matrix of "wish i hads". and it's much harder to see how much space was taken when your chest pounds with footsteps of those you've forsaken - its a shame isn't it? the way these hours spin out of control, and how the tighter your grip on the why and the how insures a faster demise to a here and a now. there's no strength in numbers is the one thing i've found, and you can't trust your balance until you've walked with your feet on the ground.


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    General CommentThe best song on the EP. When I first heard this song I thought it was about Billy's past experiances with Saetia, but I'm probably wrong. Listen to Hot Cross, you wont regret it.
    DarkerShadeofWinteron April 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIn Midnight's Children, there is a chapter called "Alpha and Omega." Rushdie suggests in the second paragraph that an alternative title for the chapter could have been "Finger Redux." I wouldn't be surprised if that played a part in the naming of this song as Billy is pretty big on Rushdie.
    A Shoelaceon June 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhen they start yelling "Theres no strength in numbers" and the bass comes in, I get chills.
    Amazing.
    Closed Handson August 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit's a shame, isn't it? the way these hours spin out of control, and how the tighter your grip on the why and the how insures a faster demise to a here and a now.

    fucking amazing. my favorite thing about hot cross is how direct the lyrics are. yeah, there are metaphors, but those metaphors are easily discerned in the context of the song. i love probing for meaning in song lyrics, but i love how i don't even have to bother with this band. it's all point-blank.
    Maycombon November 18, 2007   Link

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