Diamond On A Landmine

Album: Billy Talent III (2009)
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  • Frontman Ben Kowalewicz (from Kerrang! May 30, 2009): "This song is our homage to The Police. We're such huge Police fans and have been forever. Jon, Ian and myself went to see their reunion tour when it came to Toronto. We met Sting's son - Joe Summer, who's in a band called Fiction Plane - and it turned out he was a fan of the band. He was a really nice guy. Ian is a big fan of the guitarist Andy Summers and he was rocking this riff. The story is about a guy who gets left by the girl, and becomes obsessed by making the girl love him again. That's one of my favorite songs on the album."

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