What about “He Lied About Death,” it’s really your first foray into politics in song. What was it, besides George Bush, that inspired that song?
The political climate is really, really bad in the world right now. We felt we didn’t want to do that song or “Celebration Guns,” we needed to. We saw hundreds of thousands of people protesting, saying, “We don’t want a war.” That was in New York, in London, in Toronto. And the people in power just didn’t listen.
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