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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."
Andy McClusky of OMD
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
Bass Player Scott Edwards
Scott was Stevie Wonder's bass player before becoming a top session player. Hits he played on include "I Will Survive," "Being With You" and "Sara Smile."
What Made Big Star Shine
The last living original member of Big Star - drummer Jody Stephens, looks back on the band and their legacy, including the theme for That '70s Show