Be civil with others but also don't forget to have thick skin. War what will replace the weaponeer, bankster, resource theft oligarchy? He is angry as he feels that all anyone will care about is his medals and they will not truly appreciate or understand what he did to be awarded these. It compares it to snow, because snow is often used as a symbol of purity. The chorus is about the American flag that the soldier carries, but the verse is about a woman who approaches the soldier with her white flag that wasn't visible to him originally and he procedes to fire thinking she is a threat. This is a sign of distress. Give us a link from a reputable source instead. The camaraderie of the army, the special fellowship of men in service is introduced into the poem here.
War shouldn't be classed as heroic. Just carry this gun and you'll even get paid. Well, what would you say if I said that you could? This song was written by popular punk band 'Rise Against'. Initially, his thoughts toward this military life are very positive. The final chorus plays through, although the lyrics have changed. Sky Pilot, Born in the usa, Brothers in Arms. Bulletfan4life I feel sad for you thinking that stand by that country is the heroic thing to do! It's not an anti-war song.
So then he just felt so horrible when he realizes this woman, that he couldn't trust, wanted peace, and wanted the war to end. And it was his order to shoot anybody. Just because a rule is not listed does not mean we cannot enforce it i. Theme The theme of this song is one of anti-war. The song ends with a repeat of the first sentences uttered by the recruiter, asking the young teenager if he has seen the world, and what if he would like to travel which causes the listener to reflect on the experiences of the soldier. That is absolutely not the case.
After the gunfire stops, the woman lies dead, and then he realizes she was holding a white flag. I said, that sounds pretty good. . I really enjoy the lyrics because they convey the message of the author quite clearly, and also help bring emotion into the song. It first it was gonna be real bare bones, just one acoustic guitar line, but they started adding more things on to it. Experience in war: None of the band members have experienced war at first hand, but were passionate about dedicating a song to the men and women of the army, who have come home after having such an overwhelming experience and still fight their own battles of post traumatic stress. We can make exceptions for non-profit organizations but please send us a message before posting.
This song is about a young soldier who is off to fight for his country, he wants to fight and come home a hero. This associates a somber mood to me, because it has such strong meaning, and the experiences seem like they could truly happen. This reflects a further shift in his attitude about war as he realizes he is an active, willing participant in the atrocities of war. Do not try to debate the mod on your interpretation of the rules. But that doesn't mean I can't have a grown up opinion.
Knowing all that has happened to previous soldiers, some people still try to glorify war. Check the new queue before you post. To date we have had over a million visits from curious readers. The song is meant to depict what military personell have been and do go through and what we have to live with after the fact. Its abouta man who joined the army cause he feels he needs to defend his country and it will make people proud of him. War is not full of glory full of pain a hero is every man and women fighting for are country's leaving everything behind family children mothers fathers brothers and sisters to fight for are country's to fight to free others.
The setting skips forward to one of his first missions where he is ordered to capture a hostage. Well what would you say, if I said that you could? And I brought home that flag, now it gathers dust, but it's a flag that I love, it's the only flag I trust. Don't hesitate to explain what songwriters and singer wanted to say. This is a anti-war song. It implies, soldiers may think they are helping other less fortunate people in this world, and more significantly, doing a good deed, but really the things they do don't help the world, just doing further damage. It truly proves how some people try to talk about war in such a high matter.
He said son, have you seen the world? But no matter what we have to do we will always stand by our flag and our country to save the lives of our fellow citizens this song made me cry the first time I heard it just because I know what he is talking about, my father being in the National guard has explained this to me and my brother in the Marine Corp, and me being in the army, we understand the meaning and it hits real close to home. I'm starting to like it, as a sad song. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. In a world that really tends to only listen to the singles and only skims albums this one hasn't seen enough of the light of day, but I just thought this is a story that needs to be told. It's death metal, so probably not everyone's cup of tea. If this song really means something special to you, describe your feelings and thoughts.