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This song is about people who come to your door preaching about God and trying to get you to believe in what they believe, but you just want them to leave you alone: "Give me a reason to believe, preach all you want but who's gonna save me?" (thanks, Rhiannon - Manchester, England)
The words, "Merci Pour Le Venin" appear on the inside cover of the 2002 My Chemical Romance album I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love. The phrase is French for "Thank You For The Venom." (thanks, Adam - Cut Off, LA)
During an interview with Rock AAA
, guitarist Ray Toro told Rock AAA
: "Of our own riffs with My Chemical Romance one of the one's I'm most proud of is Thank You For the Venom. I don't know how I came up with that as I was just moving my fingers around one night and finishing off four notes in and thinking where I could go next."
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal.
A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood."
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