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All News Daily Roundup. Album Reviews Song Reviews. Song Lyrics. Review: RIFF-it. RIFF-it good. Listen while you read! Add Comment. A New Machine Part I 2. A New Machine, Part 1 4. A New Machine, Part 2 5. A New Machine, Pt. Learning To Fly 7. On The Turning Away 8, Intensities (No Melody) - X-Ray Dog - Dogs Of War (CD. They try to convince us that we are the good guys and those we are at war with are evil. Waters and Barrett had bad experiences with family members dieing in WW2.
This song is about mercinaries who live off of war and battles. You pay them they do it. This song is about evil war mongorers. They create war for their own gain, and don't care about anyone else.
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What does The Dogs of War mean? Login Create Account. Tagged: No tags, suggest one. Dogs of war and men of hate With no cause, we Album) discriminate Discovery is to be disowned Our currency is flesh and bone Hell opened up and put on sale Gather 'round and haggle For hard cash, we will lie and deceive Even our masters This interpretation has been marked as poor.
No Replies Log in to reply. There was an error. General Comment What, incu!? The title is a reference to a line from Shakespeare's Juilius Caesar: "Cry havoc! The song is extending the metaphor. General Album) I've heard the same thing that pigegg stated, but another story i also heard was about an outnumbered group of marines fighting in France during WWII.
There was a forest that the marines had to get through to either take or just to accomplish some other mission, but in the forest was a large group of german soldiers. There were about 50 marines, and over germans, so the marines charged into the forest, killed damned near every german, took some captive, and accomplished their mission. The marines had 0 casualties. The surviving germans begans calling the marines Devil Dogs after the battle.
Supposedly one of the Members of PF learned of this story and they penned the song. Could be true, could be bunk. Don't know, but I thought it was an interesting piece Intensities (No Melody) - X-Ray Dog - Dogs Of War (CD add. General Comment Okay, opinions aside, you people are really of track. I dont mean to offend anyone, but what David is writing about is the governments use of Mercenary forces in foriegn wars.
The Gulf? Anybody remember that? Mercenaries are referred to as "Dogs of War". This is a cultural lexicon from the world around. As well as the fact that War is their business, and as long as there is war, there will be mercenarys " General Comment I guess there are many ways this can be construed, but in plain English, "dogs of war" are Album). This is made pretty clear from the start of the song: Dogs of war and men of hate with no cause, we don't discriminate discovery is to be disowned our currency is flesh and bone hell opened up and put on sale gather round and haggle for hard cash, we will lie and deceive even our masters don't know the webs we heave The first two lines talk about how mercenaries fight for causes they don't understand or care about.
Their currency is flesh and Album), meaning that they are paid based on how much damage they do. The rest of the song deals with how mercenaries are hired in secret by people with their own hidden agendas, rouge politicians, etc.
The Oligarch. General Comment Oligarch, you are, I think, the only person on here to understand what the song is really about. It's about mercs, straight and simple. How could anybody not see this?
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