The Spiral

Songfacts®:

  • This song deals with the Wiccan belief in Reincarnation and how when a person's soul is reincarnated, they begin to see the same things they saw in their past lives. It is similar to the 1997 Godsmack song "Voodoo" in that it has a spiritual meaning and somewhat of a tribal sound. It uses some of the same percussion instruments used in "Voodoo." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Natasha - Saint Robert, MO
  • "The Spiral" is a combination of 2 tracks on the Awake CD: "The Journey" and "Spiral." "The Journey" is the 49 second intro to "Spiral." They are generally considered one song.
  • The music to "The Journey" was written by Sully Erna and Tony Rambola. The lyrics to "Spiral" were written by Sully Erna and the music to "Spiral" was written by Sully Erna and Tony Rambola.
  • Katrina Chester of the band Luxx provides the vocals in the middle of the song.
  • An acoustic version of this song was included on Godsmack's 2004 acoustic EP The Other Side. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Nick - Paramus, NJ, for above 4

Comments: 7

  • Zero from Nowhere, NjIs that a guitar with a harmonizer effect making the jewel box-type music? I think when they played it live they played that riff with a guitar.
  • Jackie from Virginia Beach, VaOn the acoustic version of this, they say it's the Ancient "Egyptian's fascination with reincarnation", not Wiccan.
  • Kayla from Oklahoma City, OkAwesome song, but then, what isn't from Godsmack? Probably one of my favorite bands, and always will be, besides Alice in Chains. (Who coincidentally influenced them... haha...)
  • Jeff from Helena, Mthow many songs does godsmack have exactly?
  • Jeff from Helena, MtIf that's true Daniel from Farmville, VA, that's the perfect song for me.
  • Nick from Paramus, NjActually, Godsmack's self-titled CD was released in late summer 1998 from which voodoo is on. Although the original version of that album was self-released by the band and made in 1996 so whatever, though I don't know if voodoo was on that version...
  • Daniel from Farmville, VaThis song gives a lot of people hope that even if they don't get a chance to correct what they f*@#ed up, they can come back and try again. Great song.
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