In Plain View

Album: Siren Charms (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • In Flames open Siren Charms with this track. Guitarist Björn Gelotte explained why they decided to kick off the album with this tune: "To be honest, that's not the obvious opening track for In Flames," he told Artist Direct. "We're not Dream Theater or Meshuggah, but it's got a little bit of that twist and turn in the rhythm part to a degree. That was the main idea to begin with."

    "That was the first thing I played around with when I started writing that song," he continued. "Then, we thought we should put something more straightforward as a chorus in there and make it a little bit more interesting when it comes to certain things and then be more straightforward when it comes to the obvious. It's a little bit of an experiment, but when you listen to it, you'll hear it's In Flames. In the end, it turned out to be a good opener."

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