Recovery And Honesty: Song Analysis

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“This is gospel, for the fallen ones locked away in permanent slumber assembling their philosophies from pieces of broken memories.” This verse, specifically the words permanent slumber means the “fallen ones” such as the people depression or someone in a dark time of their life. “ This is the beat of my heart, this is the beat of my heart, this is the beat of my heart, this is the beat of my heart.” The songwriter was letting all his listeners and Spencer know what Brendon (songwriter) was feeling throughout the song. “The gnashing teeth and criminal tongues conspire against the odds but they haven’t seen the best of us yet.” In this verse the words criminal tongues is saying that Spencer is trapped with his battle with his addiction and also the end of the verse ends off in a positive note saying that his listeners can get through their…show more content…
According to ‘Exclusive: Panic! At The Disco Spencer on Addiction, Recovery and Honesty” When their new album at the time (Too Weird to Live , Too Rare To Die!) was going to have its promotion Spencer had not been in any photographs and only making a brief appearance for the first single “Miss Jackson” (the fans then started to speculate that he had left the band) (Montgomery 1). When writing “This is Gospel” going head on on the situation but continuing the song with a new song called “The Emperor 's New Clothes” with brendon saying in an interview with Entertainment Tonight “ It never felt like a closed book for the sake of closure it was really trying to continue this on a short film to tell the full story ‘cause it’s still not over we still talk, we still hang out.” In the end Spencer had left the band to go get help at rehab which is a good thing the song for him opened up his eyes and mind. The song got through to him and now he is in a better state than he has
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