Figure Number Five

Album: Figure Number Five (2003)
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  • Soilwork is a Swedish sextet. This song was written by lead singer Bjorn "Speed" Strid, who has an affinity for minority groups that are often forgotten by society. In Sweden, the term "The fifth wheel" is used for people or groups that are forgotten. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jason - Hamilton, New Zealand

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