A Gun in the First Act

Album: No Devolucion (2011)
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  • This song opens with an accordion, before vocalist Geoff Rickly begins singing about the way symbols - particularly those to do with belief systems - are used to divide people. "Sometimes, when you're broadcasting the meaning behind a symbol, you're downplaying the reality of what's really going on," Rickly said to the New Jersey Herald. "People get divided over these doctrines that may not have any real basis."
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