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Riff: Bullet For My Valentine – “P.O.W.”

Feb 12, 2013

These feelings overwhelming/It just won’t go away/I’m captive in this nightmare/And this is where I’ll stay

from P.O.W. lyrics by Bullet for My Valentine

As much as BFMV likes to play tough they do at times feel the need to escape that one dimensional prison. But rudimentary guitar riffs and awkward copycat melodies is no way to garner sympathy. They’re not so much a prisoner of their emotions as they are to their middle of the road songwriting.

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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