Quasimodo

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  • The song is named after the main character in Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. In one part of the book, Quasimodo was chained inside the cathedral while the gypsy Esmerelda was to be burned at the stake. Quasimodo breaks these chains, and rescues the gypsy. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Patrick - Tallapoosa, GA
  • Lead singer Jason Wade: "'Quasimodo' is a character who's chained down by people trying to get him to conform. Sometimes I get pictures of people when I'm writing. I look at this person like some kid at school who doesn't look as cool as the rest of the kids and doesn't act as cool. There's a group of kids that comes along and try to make him what they want him to be and do things he doesn't want to do. He goes along with it cause he's afraid. But by the chorus, he's breaking out of that, saying, "There goes my pain / there goes my chains / did you see them falling / Because this feeling / that has no meaning / there goes the world / off of my shoulders." So it ends hopefully." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Patti - Mahopac, NY
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Comments: 2

  • Scarlet from Weed, Califehouse is such an awsome band

    ive been listening to them for a long time....

    one of their best songs.

    your all i want
    is another good song.
  • Silvia from Guatemala City, OtherIt is God the one that can lay down all our burdens down and make us free...this is what this song means to me..Don't you think the same?
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