Army of Ancients

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  • This song, along with the rest of the album, was mixed at O'Jays session player Larry Gold's high-end studio.
  • Singer-guitarist Scott McMicken told Rolling Stone that this song was inspired by Frank Sinatra. He said: "It's got a decadent vibe to it. But within our abilities, obviously."
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