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Old 03-05-2021, 07:43 PM   #891 (permalink)
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It just occurred to me that maybe the title Sympathy for the Devil was supposed to be ironic.
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Old 03-05-2021, 11:08 PM   #892 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by DriveYourCarDownToTheSea View Post
Don't get me wrong - the arrangement is catchy but IMO the primary interest in the song is the lyrics.

I've always debated to myself if it was a pro-devil or an anti-devil song. The title is Sympathy for the Devil which would make it seem like a pro-devil song, but is it really? I guess he's just saying what the devil might be thinking.
I don't think it's pro or anti anything. It's just a fun song about a mythological character.
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Old 03-05-2021, 11:48 PM   #893 (permalink)
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^ A mythological character in Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita.
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