Valkyrie Missile

Album: We Don't Need To Whisper (2006)

Songfacts®:

  • Tom DeLonge: "That's a weapon in the cold war that carries a nuclear weapon. It's coming to annihilate life as you know it, meaning I didn't see the breakup of my band coming, but something special and beautiful is about to happen." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Samantha - Front Royal, VA
  • DeLonge (from Kerrang! magazine): "It's a flagship song for the band. It's a great introduction to what AVA's about - that something special can come out of destruction." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Todd - Blackwood, NJ
  • DeLonge got the idea of this song after randomly searching "missiles" on the internet. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Lindsey - Flitwick, United States
  • In Norse mythology, a Valkyrie (in Old Norse, this word literally means "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who choose those who die in battle. This indicates that the song could be a song about a relationship with a woman. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Haylie - Orlando, FL

Comments: 2

  • Haylie from Orlando, Flgo look up "valkyrie" in wikipedia and see what you find. then, you'll all understand that this song is about "war" but not in a literal sense. and it has something to do with tom and another woman. check it out and you'll see that it has nothing to do with the riff between tom and mark or AVA being born or any of that crap.
  • Caz from Minnesota, Mnhey
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