Morte et Dabo

Album: Reckless & Relentless (2011)
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  • Speaking to Artist Direct, Asking Alexandria frontman Danny Worsnop admitted the band intended to be contentious with this track. "It's a very blasphemous song," he said. "It's very controversial, in-your-face, and offensive. People have definitely spoken their minds about it. It's offended a lot of people. We wanted to write a really extreme song that's very controversial. It's even a step above how controversial we were already. It came together like that. There was no underlying intention or message we were trying to get across other than it was fun to write it."
  • This is the final track on Reckless and Relentless and it concludes with an orchestral coda. Worsnop told Artist Direct: "As soon as we wrote the song, we knew the structure of the album. It always felt like the conclusion mainly because of that whole end section."
  • According to Asking Alexandria's Ben Bruce, "Morte et Dabo" is Latin for "the gift of death."

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