Whale & Wasp song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is so beautiful. I never thought an instrumental could make me cry.
    drinkthepoisonon September 19, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is one of the best AIC songs ever
    Keeebler7on March 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJerry said he originally recorded the demo to this song when he was 13 at his uncles house. Amazing tune
    DopeSickKidon April 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMaybe it was induced by drugs, innumerable, but I sincerely disagree. I think this song is about balancing extremes in sound and AIC did it oh so well with this song. I was in awe when I first heard this tune. It was just beyond masterful. I think the viola is the wasp and the electric is the whale. Maybe the steel acoustic guitar is there is provide some balance between the extremes. Anyway you look at it, you shall still find one of the most beautiful instrumental pieces of all time. It's shivering and yet so melodic that it might send you to the land of nodding off.
    OpinionHeadon March 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentit says in the booklet that came with the cd it's a cello playing not viola.
    Clagon May 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe song gives me a sort of sinking feeling withe the guitar. Then the cello reminds me that there is hope even as I plunge into a canyon of despair
    Kid Con November 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is pure genius! what more can i say? listening to this when i am high is fuckin bad ass! cantrell is genius for making his guitar actually resemble whale calls.
    ThE $aNdMaNon January 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentinnumerable ur stupid...how can this song be about drugs...ur an idiot...just relax and listen to this sooothing music...makes me cry...wired instruments...I wish AIC woulda done more instrumentals like this...This is wut AIC sounds like if they were instrumerntl
    Negrumon February 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAmazing song. Jar of Flies is allot less hard than previous albums which is good. The Cello gets me all the time and I can't stop listening to the song. The song reminds of Long Beech Island in New Jersey for some reason. AICs only instrumental and a damn good one.
    dednotbigsoupriceon December 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhen i listened to it in between the pitchbended guitars, it sounded just like "Don't Follow", only an octave higher, i guess, or in a different key. idk. seems how this comes before Dont Follow, i think this an instrumental prelude to the song. if you know what i mean, ones where they dont have a faded or abrupt ending.
    Joe Mama 1057on May 03, 2008   Link

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