The Sirens

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  • The lyrics, "Who tied my hands to the wheel" might refer to the Greek myth of Ixion. He was tied to a winged fiery wheel (a.k.a. a solar wheel, which explains the next lyrics: "The Zodiac turns over me") in Hades for being lustful for Hera after being invited to the table of the gods. Zeus found out about this and made a cloud in the shape of Hera to fool Ixion into coupling with it and that's when he was expelled from Olympus and tied to the wheel. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Sibella - Pretoria, South Africa

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