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Generally, there are two meanings to be seen in this song. Some see the song as being about a Mob Hit, but it can also be a song about a murder ordained by the church, because of the references to angels, and saying the truth is a choir of wind and such. It could be saying that a heretic is being killed by the church for defying their "truth." (thanks, Scott - Mission, Canada)
Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes
"Great songwriters don't necessarily have hit songs," says Chris. He's written a bunch, but his fans are more interested in the intricate jams.
Reverend Horton Heat
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.
The Scorpions and UFO guitarist is also a very prolific songwriter. He explains how he writes with his various groups, and why he was so keen to get out of Germany and into England.