The Heart Of The Sea

Album: Speed Of Darkness (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • The song's title is taken from a book called In The Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick, which is about a Nantucket ship that the story of Moby Dick came from.
  • Frontman Dave King told Alternative Press magazine: "You hear old sailors saying, 'You never take the sea for granted.' I feel the same way about life. It's a song about being aware of your surroundings and treating them with respect, because they can always chew you up and spit you out."

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