Album: Weapons (2012)
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  • The title song on Lostprophets' fifth studio album is a hidden track at the end of the LP. Vocalist Ian Watkins told NME: "I just like the idea of the title track being a secret track. It's wicked, and it was just recorded with a couple of mics in a room - a complete antithesis from the rest of the record. It's kind of like that look at the end of 'Thriller' - you think it's alright, then he turns around and he's gone slightly crooked."
  • Watkins explained the thinking behind the album title to The Sun: "Weapons is a loaded word and sums up the mentality of the record. If someone says 'weapons' to you, there's a reaction and we wanted to get that initial reaction of the word across. It's a f---ing awesome word."


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