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What does the title of Opeth's third Opus: My Arms, Your Hearse stand for?

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by changso, Aug 22, 2002.

  1. changso

    changso Neverending dreamer...

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    Anybody knows the meaning?
    I would really like to know!
     
  2. Ibsen

    Ibsen Bullshit Artist

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    Well a hearse is where they lay the dead so I'm thinking that he's holding a dead person in his arms, possibly the woman in the story of the album. I don't know but that's what I think.
     
  3. Domson as TIOBS

    Domson as TIOBS Pessimist in Perfecton

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    Yeah, I think so too, it's logical, uh? ;)
     
  4. crimsonfloyd

    crimsonfloyd Active Member

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    Maybe its from the woman's perspective, seice the guy is dead and the girls still alive.
     
  5. changso

    changso Neverending dreamer...

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    Makes alot of sense to me...thanks guys
     
  6. svenske kocken

    svenske kocken oompa loompa doopity doo

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    My Arms, Your Hearse is the title of a song on some record by some progrock band. Or something like that...
     
  7. Parasite

    Parasite Captain Evil

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    Mr.Kocken has it. If you search around for intevriews with Mike for bound to find it.

    Mike has a habit of taking titles from other bands. Thief he is.
     
  8. changso

    changso Neverending dreamer...

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    Well, seems kind of unfair for the other ban. None to mention the lack of creativity it shows...
     
  9. Morningrise

    Morningrise ...I am just thin air...

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    Actually the story is from the mans view, who died. He is observing the woman. Sorry to sound snobby.
     
  10. Jim LotFP

    Jim LotFP The Keeper of Metal

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    It's a line in the lyrics of a song, not the title of the song...

    Band: Comus
    Album: First Utterance
    Song: Drip Drip

    From 1972 I do believe...
     
  11. Jim LotFP

    Jim LotFP The Keeper of Metal

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    ALL of Opeth's album titles have been taken from another band's work.
     
  12. Entropy

    Entropy OBTUSE

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    i think that them using other peoples stuff, shows the other band respect. For such an awsome band like opeth to use some of my lyrics i think i would die.
     
  13. Cutter

    Cutter Fuck consensus reality

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    A Hearse is what they called the wagon or cart that would be used to carry the body of a dead person to their final resting place. These days, think of a Hearse, as those big long black cars at funerals.

    My Arms, your Hearse, to me sounds like a morbid likening of My Arms carrying you off to your final resting place.
     

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