Feed The Machine
by Red

Album: Until We Have Faces (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This righteous ear-bleeder is the opening track from Until We Have Faces, the third album by Christian rock band Red. Guitarist Anthony Armstrong expounded on the song in an interview with Noisecreep: "It's us pointing a sarcastic finger at ourselves and at the people that have let the world define them," he said. "It's this 'give up, give up, you've already fed the machine' - all those things in the world that are negative, all those things that don't have any effect on us that can be inspiring."
  • By the song's middle, the shout becomes "wake up, wake up, and kill the machine." Armstrong told Noisecreep at this point that the message is clear. "Throw everything you've got down and realize you don't have a face, you're not your own person. You haven't defined yourself."

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