"13 Ghosts II" as written by Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor....

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    General CommentBeautiful. Just beautiful.

    It makes me think of death approaching, and the acceptance of that death. The ticking I hear in the backround - a clock. Your time is drawing closer. But you're letting it engulf you, you're going to let yourself be taken in by that current gently. You're going to be free.

    As the music builds, you can hear Trent exhaling and inhaling throughout the last half of the track, which adds to my idea of the song. (And also it's kind of sexy. I mean, wait what, I didn't just say that :P)

    The last thing you hear is a breath escaping.
    So yeah, I like the mental image this song gives me. Very cool.
    SophieKaijuuon April 08, 2009   Link
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    Memorywhen listening to this song, i always envision myself in a medical gown and laying down in a hostipal, looking out a window. the sun is just comming up and everythings yellowish tan, its relaxing IMO.
    IZFERNORon April 29, 2009   Link
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    My Interpretationmy first interpretation of it was sleep.
    but i like the above 2 interpretations as well.
    Davininon May 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentUpon futher listening, I think the track is also about birth as well as death. At first I only had mental images of a peaceful death that an old woman may have accepted, but recently I've also thought about a baby in a uterus. It's kind of the same thing, almost. A similtaneous life and death message.

    Or maybe I just think too much. :P
    SophieKaijuuon August 25, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song reminds me of Strength Through Music by Amanda Palmer. They sound so similar, and the way that there's ticking in the background of this makes me think of the way that Amanda goes "tick tick tick tick tick" in Strength Through Music.
    JackCreepson April 03, 2011   Link

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