wage no war thou brutal sea
i laugh at you
you can't have me
you will calm and carry me
wage no war thou brutal sea
wage no war
brutal sea
laugh at you
can't have me

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Battle at Sea song meanings
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    General Commentanyone catch the sound-clip in the beginning? it's a sentencing of a criminal (of war, i think) and it sounds like nuremberg (death by hanging is mentioned). anyone have any additional background on this?
    hermanator05on January 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentfor your said crimes of which you have been and now stand convicted you are sentenced by military tribunal 1 sentences you to hanging and may god have mercy on your soul

    i was watching the jack bull and this is what the judge said to him just before he was hanged... but i heard nothing of military tribunal one
    blink182suxon June 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI have a feeling it is, but they edited the "military tribunal" part out because it's irrelevant to the song...
    Silent_Hitman009on July 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis sounds like partial inspiration to "Leviathan".
    LordRetardon September 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAbout being lost at sea I guess
    Ddaduttaon September 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMaybe some sailors prevailing over some sort of rough sea weather with no casualties?

    I dunno, but I love the intro, and how the song gradually gets heavier. BRUTAL!
    BludgeonedExistenceon November 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is from the Nuremburg Trials in the sentencing of Karl Brandt.

    "Military Tribunal One sentences you, Karl Brandt, to death by hanging, and may God have mercy on your soul."
    LordRetardon January 07, 2008   Link
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    General Commentok the way that i see it,
    a sailor or someone is at sea
    and hes gone somewhat crazy
    and he is just making a deal to make it out
    OneMoreCasualityon January 21, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits about the ocean being unable to defeat their tenacity; the mantra of the insane who dare fight a force of nature and live to laugh it off
    pundaddyon January 30, 2012   Link

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