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This is based on the 1980 book The Name Of The Rose by Italian author Umberto Eco. The book was later made in a movie starring Sean Connery and Christian Slater. It concerns with medieval inquisition. (thanks, Filippo Toffanin - Torreglia, Italy)
The "sign of the cross" is a traditional Catholic gesture in which the finger moves from the tip of the forehead to the chest, than respectively to both shoulders, so the image of the crucifix is made in front of them. Outside of church, it is done on hearing something blasphemous or religiously distressing.
The line "A fire in the sky" was borrowed from the Deep Purple song "Smoke On The Water
." Each band member lists Deep Purple as one of their early inspirations.
Opens with a Gregorian chant.
Runs 11:18. (thanks, Brett - Edmonton, Canada, for above 4)
Reverend Horton Heat
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
Tony Joe White
The writer of "Rainy Night in Georgia" and "Polk Salad Annie" explains how he cooks up his Louisiana swamp rock.