Harps and Angels

Album: Harps and Angels (2008)

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  • Newman told Mojo magazine September 2008 that he'd always been interested in literary portrayals of heaven. He added: "The guy - me - however you want to make it - sounds right the whole way, somebody I could see. It's human, in that it dawns on him that the big thing about the whole fantastic thing that happens is that there is an afterlife. So he tells the guys (he's telling the story to) they should shape up too, then says, 'Let's go get a drink.'"

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