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In my opinion, this song is the crown Jewel of the Sammy Hagar era, and it VASTLY outshines Can't Stop Loving You and Don't Tell Me (What Love Can Do). While those are both fine songs in their own right, I don't understand why they're often rated higher than The Seventh Seal. The riff in this track is absolutely superb, one of the best Van Halen has ever done. I could listen to Eddie's guitar on this song alone for hours and not get tired of it. Sammy's vocals are top-notch, with the "Mother earth's soul" and "Found my mother lode" lines being some of my favorite singing performances he's ever done. Mikey's bass is great, it adds a deeper sounding undertone to the whole song that really helps it shine in the long run. And of course, Alex's percussions are very on-point as usual, his drumming and cymbals sounding very clear and crisp to me. The lyrics allude heavily to the Bible passages of revelation and haunting apocalyptic visions, which is territory I never ...more
Beautiful song. It has emotion throughout it. Best song on III (Without You at a close second) and at least top 50 material.
One of their best songs ever. The lyrics are heartbreaking and are dedicated to one of the best musicians ever. Strange that nobody remembered this song before me. - VanShawn
What a wonderful song, everything is perfect in it..
I LOVE this song. It should really be higher up...V 1 Comment
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