Speaking with Aux Portes Du Metal, guitarist/vocalist Mark Jansen said: "'Victims Of Contingency' talks about taking responsibilities for your deeds, and the power to learn from mistakes in order to grow as a human being."
The song's music video was directed by Remko Tielemans (Textures) and produced by the Kunstoff Kollectiv, the same team who were responsible for the band's clip for "Storm The Sorrow."
The song "Sadeness" by Enigma (the one with the chanting monks), got its name from the French novelist Marquis de Sade, who believed sex had to be painful in order to be pleasurable - thus the word "sadism."
His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."