Property

Album: Say Anything (2009)

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  • Vocalist Max Bemis told Alternative Press: "As the record goes on, I talk about my wife Sherri in the form of my anchor and our relationship as an anchor, but there are still issues in life. I still have these outstanding issues in my life that I wanted to address - those that are still there after you solve the biggest issue in your life. It just means it will be a little is easier to deal with the plethora of other issues. One of them was recognizing that not everyone is like that in a relationship, and I was seeing this from a first-person perspective with someone who is a jerk and who looks at people as property. Similar to what I was addressing in 'Less Cute,' it's an extension of how we're raised to see people as someone to possess or own and bend them to your will. I've been in relationships where people treated me like that and have seen others in relationships that are like that, and I felt like it was worth addressing because being in a relationship with Sherri sort of opened my eyes to how bad it really is in the world where we feel the need to posses everything."

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