Lamb Of God

Album: Holy Wood (In The Shadow Of The Valley Of Death) (2000)

Songfacts®:

  • This is about how assassinated people are treated as heroes and martyrs. Here are some of the references:
    "Jack became sainted" - 'Jack' was JFK's Nickname
    "Nothing's Gonna Change The World" - This is a line in The Beatles song "Across The Universe," which John Lennon wrote.
    "There was Lennon in the Happy Gun" - Another reference to John Lennon.
    "We Were Looking for Mark David" - Mark David Chapman was John Lennon's killer. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Aamir - Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Comments: 12

  • Maria Isabel from New London, CtQuite a few songs on the HolyWood album refer to people who were assassinated as well as the killers. References to Oswald and Boothe are mentioned repeatedly.
  • Cortney from Grand Junction, CoThis was the first manson song i heard and its the reason i have a love for him that is almost unnatural!lol,the lyrics are really meaningful and i just love this and every other manson song there is...
  • Bob from Wheaton, MiI think this song is about how some peoples deaths go unnoticed and they are forgotten and how some peoples(famous) deaths are noticed and they are made a hero or martyr . For over 2,000 years Jesus Christ death is remebered because he lives and rose again. I've noticed because he noticed me.
  • Tyler from Buffalo, NyI think this song is about how some peoples deaths go unnoticed and they are forgotten and how some peoples(famous) deaths are noticed and they are made a hero or martyr
  • Paul from Sunnyvale, CaI hope marilyn manson's not saying that john lennon is taken as hero just because he was suddenly murdered.
  • Kieran from Essex, Englandin accross the world it says 'nothings gonna change MY world' but in lamb of god it says 'nothings gonna change THE world'
    MANSON ROCKS!
  • Harry from Luton, Englandmarilyn manson is in my opinion a legend as for lamb of god (the band) my god there amazing
  • Tanya from Rotterdam, Netherlands"There was Lennon and a happy gun" refers to John Lennon of course, but also to The Beatles-song "Happiness is a warm gun" (White Album)I would say.
  • Masha from Amsterdam, NetherlandsAnd if the hooooooooly lamb of goooood... Sorry.
  • Billy Ross from Hagerstown, Mdlamb of god is also the name of a death metal band from virginia. i think they're from the richmond area.
  • Ian from New York, NyIndeed
  • Brittany from Toronto, CanadaManson Is Amazing!
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