Wax Simulacra Introduction
But this song is by no means simple. Even the title stumped us at first – what does "simulacra" mean, anyway? It just means "likenesses," so "wax simulacra" might be something like those wax figures you see of celebrities. But if this song is about imitations, what's being imitated? The more closely you look at the song's obscure lyrics, the more questions you're likely to have. So if you're intrigued, fear not. Just keep reading.
About the Song
|Artist||The Mars Volta||Musician(s)||Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Adrian Terrazas-Gonzales, Pablo Hinojos Gonzalez, Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez, Thomas Pridgen|
|Album||The Bedlam in Goliath|
|Label||Universal Motown Records|
|Writer(s)||The Mars Volta|
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On the ChartsThe Bedlam in Goliath peaked at #3 in the US charts.
"Wax Simulacra" won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.