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Tue Jul 20 09:08:58 CDT 2004
----- Original Message ----- From: "L. Bird"
> >>So you don't think that "dressed to kill" has any significance when
> >>to "Come on, join the party"? Like maybe, this isn't a real fun party
> >>go to?
> >I don't get that out of it. Just "get dressed up and come party with us."
> But why would he use those words "front" and "kill"? Especially on an
> that's about war, and one where they say the band got together and decided
> to do an anti-war album? Why should Pete put a song about partying on an
> anti-war album?
I'm starting to get confused. Are you saying it's spiritual or it's
anti-war or just deeper than Mark suggests. I'd like to chime in to
disagree, but I can't seem to find your position!
> Where in [Bargain] does it say it's about giving yourself to God? How do
> know this? Because Pete said so?
When's the last time someone stood "naked, stoned and stabbed" to get a
woman? Read it again. It's all about sacrificing and suffering to find
God. As soon as that was pointed out to me, I appreciated the song a whole
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