A Perfect Circle - Emotive
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A Perfect Circle - EmotiveReleased to coincide with the U.S. presidential election, Emotive, by alt-metal rockers A Perfect Circle, takes aim at George “Dubya” Bush and his pro-war policies. Most of the covers of peace anthems, such as John Lennon’s “Imagine” and Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Goin’ On,” miss the mark with their dark treatment. And the band’s own “Counting Bodies Like Sheep to the Rhythm of the War Drum” is especially grim. But at least one track hits the target: a moving, acapella version of Joni Mitchell’s “Fiddle and the Drum.”



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