Anthem

Album: Anthem of the Peaceful Army (2018)
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  • Greta Van Fleet close their Anthem Of The Peaceful Army record with this sing-along acoustic ballad in which the rockers sing about nature, community and the human spirit. The lyrics are based on a poem by vocalist Josh Kiszka.
  • Guitarist Jake Kiszka told Mlive the song embodies what the "album means to us. It's very topical and current, making the observation that "the world is only what the world is made of."
  • Bassist Sam Kiszka told Premier Guitar that Anthem Of The Peaceful Army is a concept album.

    "It kind of dives into roots and beliefs," he explained. "I think it asks fairly large questions. What are we doing to ourselves? What are we doing to our environment? What are we doing to each other? Why must there be hate? And why must there be greed and evil? I think it simply asks the question of why can't we all be one? We're all people. We all look up at the same sky, breathing the same air. We all come from the same place."
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