The Melting Point of Wax

Album: The Artist in the Ambulance (2003)

Songfacts®:

  • There are references to Greek Mythology in this song. The speaker is Icarus from The Flight of Icarus, who created wings made of wax that melted when he flew too close to the sun. The song is about determination and the joys of flight, both literally and metaphorically. The Thrice song "Daedalus" is written from the perspective of Icarus' father. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Scott - San Jose, CA

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