Public Enema Number One

How good is Public Enema Number One on a scale of 1-10?


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Diesel 11

As you scream into the web of silence...
A title derided by many, but I actually like the pun and implications here. "Public Enema" is a pretty cool song with some interesting lyrics and a great chorus and solos. Not very Maiden-esque, but here it works quite well. 7
 

Diesel 11

As you scream into the web of silence...
Yes, but in fairness you also thought the innuendo in Bruce’s “Dive! Dive! Dive!” was clever. :facepalm:
Hey, if I've gotta listen to a song about sex, at least that one's interesting. :ok:
 

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
Nice intro, great riffs and good verses. The chorus is not that good (slows the song). Very good solo from Dave. The verses are the best part. 6/10
 

Eliot1988

Educated Fool
The title is a pun in English.
The normal meaning of the word "enema" is "enema", but because of the sound
of resemblance to the word "enemy", is used ironically to
describe someone living at the expense of society.
The song opens with a McBrain exclamation point and closes again with
to say "Fwat Ho!", which means "Hello!" in the Cockney dialect
(see "Losfer Words (Big‘ Orra) ").
The phrase "California Dreaming", which is used in the lyrics
is an English idiom established by the song
"California Dreamin '" (untranslated) by The Mamas And The Pappas, from
album "If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears"
According to Dickinson, the lyrics of the song summarize him
modern way of life in big cities, which is based on
individualism and indifference to fellow human beings and to what is taking place
destruction of the natural environment.
 
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