King of the Junkies

Album: Moonlander (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Gossard explained on his website that this dark, building track was inspired by a documentary that he saw that claimed Adolf Hitler was using intravenous methamphetamines during his dictatorship. "I was shocked that this wasn't more widely known," he said, "given his manic speeches and psychotic behavior. I figure this makes him the worst junkie of all time. The story I created imagines him in his last weeks."

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