Powerless

Album: Embryonic (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • At close to seven minutes, this ominous, expectant number is the longest track on Embryonic. Frontman Wayne Coyne commented: "One of our longest guitar solos ever put into a song. Lyrics and mood of waiting in the dark, scared of what you might find."
  • The music video, directed by Wayne Coyne and George Salisbury, features a blindfolded, underwear-clad woman tied to a chair while and a nearby monkey that watches her try to escape.

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