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Careful not to lash out at someone who has done him wrong, the singer on "Blood on the Ground" sees wisdom in taming his tongue ("By saying less today, I will gain more"). Similar self-control appears on "Circles," which forgoes revenge, believing what goes around comes around. "Mexico," "Echo," "Have You Ever" and "11 A.M." all express a desire to heal strained relationships. Several tracks pause for peaceful reflection, suggesting that life is a joyous, if sometimes lonely journey filled with poetic beauty ("Wish You Were Here," "Aqueous Transmission," "Under My Umbrella"). "Warning" tells fans to seize the day, count their blessings, love themselves and avoid complacency.
None, but the band’s name is the term applied to demons thought to have sex with humans.
Vast lyrical improvement over their obscenity-heavy 1999 release, Make Yourself. Still, these five guys admit to using alcohol, tobacco and marijuana, and one was arrested for indecent exposure. As if concerned that Morning View makes them look soft, lead singer Brandon Boyd said, "We’re not on any campaign to be the nice guys of rock you know." That’s too bad. They’d be off to a good, fresh start.