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Thrice – “Black Honey” Video

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, May 17, 2016.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

  2. princexero

    Let's Lead, Not Follow

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  3. IceStationZebra


    This is my favorite video of theirs to date. It reminds me a lot of Jeff Nichols' recent films.
  4. GiantBomb


    Really really enjoyed this song and the video, so glad to have them back...and Thursday on deck too.
  5. CampfireColorado


    wow. the actual video made me like this song way more. stoked for new Thrice.
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  6. carlosonthedrums

    Cooler than a polar bear's toenails Prestigious

    Came in here to say the same thing. Totally has a Midnight Special/Take Shelter vibe to it.
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  7. Zip It Chris

    Be kind; everyone is on their own journey.

    New Thrice, New Blink, maaaaaaybe new Brand New? I had a Back to the Future reference to make but my excitement overshadowed my ability to remember things...
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  8. teebs41

    Prestigious Prestigious

    also Saosin!
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  9. Zip It Chris

    Be kind; everyone is on their own journey.

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  10. Ska Senanake


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  11. This is what I imagine the newer Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter) movie Midnight Special being like.
  12. HA. That's exactly what I said ^^
  13. I'm so glad we're all agreeing on this.
  14. Nice avatar. I've been jamming that album a lot lately.
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  15. princexero

    Let's Lead, Not Follow

    Thanx :) I love that cover art!
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  16. Bryan Diem


    Cool guitar sound, great vocal delivery, but I don't think the song/lyrics are there, at all, which is insane because Thrice has been so great at that for me since Vheissu
  17. It's about overseas relations concerning oil. If that helps.
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  18. Bryan Diem


    Thanks man, but I think my complaint is that it's a little too heavy-handed. It's a cool metaphor, but it doesn't really go anywhere. By the time the chorus hits, I'm sick of it. I like the verse about the butterfly, at least, but the rest doesn't do it for me.
  19. I understand you feel. I similarly get tired of the same metaphor by the end, but I think the expansion of the bridge, going into how the honey-stealing has broader effects back home, helps. I agree though, switching to the butterfly analogy helps a lot, and I almost wish the rest of the song would've continued down the metaphor-switching path instead of returning to the bees.
  20. disambigujason

    Trusted Supporter

    This is exactly how I feel about both songs so far. I'm biased because I can never fully get into political songs, and I've never been a huge thrice fan, but it just doesn't do anything for me. Which is unfortunate because the guitars and vocals sound awesome.
  21. Bryan Diem


    We're on the same page it feels. As much I love the political sentiment of the song, it doesn't work in song form for me. I'm a huge fan of everything Vheissu onwards, and Illusion of Safety, but this is just like a poorer M/M track, imo
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  22. Anthony Brooks

    brook183 Supporter

    I actually like the repetition of the bee metaphor/imagery. It sort of emphasizes the theme
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