Ahhh... Men

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  • In this song frontman Max Bemis sums up his spiritual beliefs. He explained to Alternative Press: "Basically, I wrote this song during a moment of clarity and I think it's the most spiritual song I've ever written. It's probably one of my favorite songs that I've ever written. It illuminates how I feel about the universe and spirituality, and the evolution of the soul and the collective evolution of everyone's souls. It is sort of a hymnal; it addresses how I believe that everything in the universe and other universes and parallels and dimensions are all united. It's kind of like one giant organism that I worship, and I call it God, but someone might not necessarily refer to it that way. But I tried to illuminate my religious and spiritual views and how they pertain to the overall record. This song shows the shift I had gone through in becoming one with this thing again, after years of being completely cut-off and feeling less important than it. True love is the best example of the presence of something bigger in this life, and I wanted to show specifically how I see the afterlife and God. I wanted to show people who have an aversion to being spiritual or religious that it isn't simply a crazy notion, but involves science and logic and reason. The way it's explained in the song is that all of the physical things fade away; there will still be spiritual matter that will continue to persist in a way we cannot perceive it. There are things in life we cannot explain or I believe you can't explain with physics."
  • The song title is a play on words on the Hebrew word "Amen," which since Biblical times has been used at the end of a prayer. It translate as "Let it be so" or "So or it should be."
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