Crystal Morning

Album: Option Paralysis (2010)
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  • This track was inspired by The Night Of Broken Glass, an anti-Jewish riot in Nazi Germany and Austria in 1938. Bassist Liam Wilson explained to The Associated Press: "This song is one of the most thematically focused songs we've ever written. Lyrically, it's a reaction to and a reflection on Crystal Night or Night Of Broken Glass, which was the Casus belli of sorts for German Jews at the very beginning of World War II. Musically, I think it supports itself with dark anarchist themes and a chaotic, almost self-destructive vibe to it. This is the second song we started working on for the album, and it's arguably the favorite song of Billy [Rymer, drums] to play."

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