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Old 07-30-2008, 10:06 AM   #81
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Re: The reason I love this song

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With practice I've finally added a double bass kick in the end right after the tuba followed by a few notes on my harmonica
Still with the wah effect going, too?
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Old 07-30-2008, 10:21 AM   #82
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Do you plan on adding the harp to your routine?
No can do. Harps are for the morally good
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Still with the wah effect going, too?
But of course
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No can do. Harps are for the morally good
Will you settle for some banjo?
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Will you settle for some banjo?
That I can do
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Old 07-30-2008, 02:34 PM   #86
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Same time penetration? If not--I'm not impressed.
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I on the other hand have progressed to fucking two of your girlfriends in the ass at the same time while performing.

That's right.

Two at once.
I have only one so you must have me confused with Sloth from Goonies and his two blind paraplegic midget girlfriends with buckteeth and bad breath. Quite an accomplishment I might add.
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Old 08-11-2008, 06:43 PM   #88
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I on the other hand have progressed to fucking two of your girlfriends in the ass at the same time while performing.

That's right.

Two at once.
It is not impressive unless they are satisfied.
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Old 04-22-2009, 06:15 PM   #89
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Re: The reason I love this song

This song resonates with me in a way only one other song does/has. I have no idea what its really about, but it certainly makes me feel a bit less alone in the world when anyone speaks to things I've seen in my life, intentional or not.

"Listen to my muscle memory.
Contemplate what I've been clinging to."

This hit me like a rock when I first heard it. I'd spent a good portion of my childhood tensing my neck muscles, and still do at times though the habit has faded quite a bit over the years. While hearing a joke about someone wanting to choke their boss, I remembered being picked up by the neck and shaken when I was 8. Something that had been lost in the shadows of my past for almost two decades. My muscle memory never forgot though.

I could make a similar personal connection to every line of this song. Very few lyricists can pull that off from my perspective.

A part of me hopes that this song is about what it means to me, while another part hopes that it is about something else entirely. I don't expect I'll ever know and am content with enjoying it as much as I do.
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Sadly, at this current time I have nothing lengthy and astounding to say about this song. But I do enjoy this song very thoroughly, it's another one of my favorites on Ænima.
Just the way the song opens is enough to intrigue any person with a taste for good music. And the lyrics are amazing, and Maynard's vocals are beautiful.
Yes I said beautiful. He's the only man older than my own father that I would marry.
I saw them live for my birthday and they played this song and for that short period of time while that song was on I forgot that I was being crushed by thousands of sweaty fat guys and just got wrapped up in the song.
It's definitely in my top 10.
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Old 12-19-2009, 08:13 PM   #91
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Yes, I do like Forty Six & 2. It's kind of like Aenima's version of Schism, although that's probably a stupid comparison.
It's my 11th favorite Tool song. I made a list.
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Yes, I do like Forty Six & 2. It's kind of like Aenima's version of Schism, although that's probably a stupid comparison.
It's my 11th favorite Tool song. I made a list.
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A list?

If i had to make one, i'd probably switch them around on a regular base.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:49 PM   #93
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Rolo, yeah but somehow there are a bunch of songs rated higher then others. They flip around internally.
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Old 12-21-2009, 05:59 AM   #94
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Well, i couldn't rate it precisely as my 11th best song. It could easily be 9th or 14th the next week in my list.
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Old 06-05-2010, 05:49 PM   #95
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Re: The reason I love this song

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Re: The reason I love this song

I choose to live and to
Grow, take and give and to
Move, learn and love and to
Cry, kill and die and to
Be paranoid and to
Lie, hate and fear and to
Do what it takes to move through.


To me this song puts my entire life in perspective. The paths I've chosen in life, the things I've been through, how I've reacted.. my decisions. Everything wrapped into one. All of my changes, how I've morphed and molted through the years to become the person I am and have the exterior I have now to stay strong. How, I've never forgotten the hurt, losses and changes I've endured, but I've done what I have to do to move past them while never forgetting them.

It never fails when I hear this song. My entire body tingles and I tear up. No matter how many times I hear it, and live..it's even more intense!

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This song is one of Tool's best work in my opinion. The song really is self explanitory, yet has one of the deepest meanings. It reminds me of how I feel about "Crawl Away" on Undertow...it's a great song, and it's self explanitory...

The only thing that isn't self explanitory is the 46 & 2 thing..which, as we all know..the human race is at 44&2...blah blah blah. You know the theory.

But yeah, this song isn't hard to interpret at all.

It's about evolving...picking off your scabs, and digging into your wounds, and learning from them...changing...

Kind of a pointless post, I know.

Just my 2 cents...
I like your 2 cents. I see it a little different, but basically the same. To me, there is the distinct possibility that the change he is talking about may stem from his experience with drug abuse. Just a thought, not necessarily accurate.
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It's about evolving...picking off your scabs, and digging into your wounds, and learning from them...changing...
I find it interesting that a song about evolving into a higher state sounds so aggressive.

The instrumental part that leads into the last verse is murder to play, the time signature changes back and forth between 8 and 7, a couple times leading into that vortex of sound where the vocals come back in. We actually went through three drummers to find one who could understand that part an play it correctly.
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one of my best tool songs!!a song with eastern sound!!!
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I find it interesting that a song about evolving into a higher state sounds so aggressive.
Same here. I think in a way it makes sense though. Especially considering the increase in the intensity of our situation as a species in the last few decades. Perhaps a more aggressive pursuit of evolution is necessary right now.
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one of my best tool songs!!a song with eastern sound!!!
since when is huge amounts of effects and bass drums 'eastern?'
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Old 01-22-2011, 12:51 AM   #102
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Re: The reason I love this song

This song is one of my favorite, I really feel emotional whenever I hear this song and I feel like the message is totally for me. I always listen to this song before after school and now with my son.
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