The Forces of Radio Have Dropped a Viper into the Rhythm Section

Album: Rival Factions (2007)
  • Lead singer Andrew Schwab said of this song in an interview with jesusfreakhideout.com: "It's about likening fond memories of an ex to a VCR. Where it's the idea of going back and revisiting old video tapes and putting it in your VCR is great until your realize the tape is corroded and the picture's horrible and that your VCR doesn't work very well mechanically. So you just put the tape in and it flashes red and ejects itself. It's like dealing with an obsolete technology. You remember how fun it was, but trying to use it now and apply it currently is a hassle. So the idea of having memories that you only remember the good things until you were to revisit that memory with that person or whatever, and then you're reminded of the crap you went through. *laughs* You know what I mean? So that's what that song's about." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Tim - PGH, PA

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Phil Hurtt ("I'll Be Around")Songwriter Interviews

Phil was a songwriter, producer and voice behind many Philadelphia soul classics. When disco hit, he got an interesting project: The Village People.

American Hits With Foreign TitlesSong Writing

What are the biggest US hits with French, Spanish (not "Rico Suave"), Italian, Scottish, Greek, and Japanese titles?

British InvasionFact or Fiction

Go beyond The Beatles to see what you know about the British Invasion.

"Private Eyes" - The Story Behind the SongSong Writing

How a goofy detective movie, a disenchanted director and an unlikely songwriter led to one of the biggest hits in pop history.

Adam Young of Owl CitySongwriter Interviews

Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.

Part of Their World: The Stories and Songs of 13 Disney PrincessesSong Writing

From "Some Day My Prince Will Come" to "Let It Go" - how Disney princess songs (and the women who sing them) have evolved.