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Some Nights -- WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR? TIME TO DECIDE
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[quote:KoFFee_:MV8yMTA4NzkzXzM1NTQ3OTQwX0I1NzJBNDc2] [quote:Poppy 1430445:MV8yMTA4NzkzXzM1NTQ3ODk1XzcxNzQ0NDgz] If you listen to the CD each song has elements of the last, to really get it you have to listen to the who CD. OR, for a quicker look, just listen to "Carry On Carry On," this is the "match" if you will, to "Some Nights" So in Some Nights, we have this tortored, conflicted[b][color=blue][face=Tahoma][/face][/color] soul, in Carry On Carry On we have this person who just pushes through his conflicted life. [/quote] Listening to it now -- thanks! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7yCLn-O-Y0 [/quote]
I kept hearing a song by Fun on the radio called “Some nights”. It had all these elements, plus it sounded rousing and seemed apropos of the zeitgeist of our nation in some way. So I went online to see the video.
This song asks the question “What do I stand for?” against the backdrop of the War of Northern Aggression (more widely known as the American Civil War). In this video, the singer is depicted as a soldier for the Federal Government.
The singer seems to be ambivalent about the cause, and questions his involvement, but, like all young people, is driven by his passions and the notion of a “cause”. The song has a distinct martial feeling in the rat-tat-tat of the drumming.
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