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YMMV: Coheed and Cambria

Ear Worms

  • MAN YER OWN JACKHAMMAH! MAN YER BATTLESTATIONS!!!
  • What did I do to deserve...what did I do to deserve thiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiis?!
  • LISTEN WELL, WILL YOU MARRY ME?
  • Good eye, sniper. I shoot, you run.
    • Bye Bye beautiful, don't bother to write.
  • Pull the trigger and the nightmare stops, pull the trigger and the nightmare stops, pull the trigger and the nightmare stops, forever you will, forever you will learn.
  • We are, we'll always be, the wrong...
  • No one runs faster than you run...
  • She screamed "Claudio! Dear Claudio! I wish goddammit, we'll make it if you believe!"
  • Dear Ambellina, the Prise wishes you to watch over me.
  • This is not your place, this is not your playground IT'S MY HEART!
  • Scream loud; Scream Sayonara; Sweet Josephine, "Will you follow me home?"
  • Even the newest album has one: "Someone please come/Shelter me from/All that I am/And never again will I/Believe the same old story."
  • Jessie, bad boy. Just come look at what your brother did to that girl's... precious... little whore of a body...
  • I'M GIVING IT UP NEWO...! How important I could have been... to... you...
    • Casting quarters into wells that hold our dreams...you won't belieeeeeve meeeee...
  • Your father's dead. He passed in his sleep.
  • Die white girls, die white giiiiirls...
  • Oh baby, be my lover. Go on and pull that trigger!
  • Hide your feathers, on the back porch, baby..He's coming home for... you've... been... such... a liar. Hide your feathers, Little back porch lady...You're too old... enough to cry your sorry eyes out over the world
    • Wait a minute, little back porch lady
  • Welcome Home's intro
  • Deranged: "Who will be your pretty little enemy when I'm gone? Your world will prove empty, I promise you will always remember me..." "We're one and the same... Deranged."
  • Goodnight, tonight. Goodbye.
  • Hang your secrets! Hang em up, hang em up now!
  • We are together! We fall together!
  • God damn this cursed, god damn, god damn this cursed, god damn....
  • Oh don't believe anything you hear, I'm a snake waiting for you dear...
  • Honey, release my heart, if you / Honey, release my heart, you let me go / Release my heart if you, honey—
  • Cause you're going home / You're running free / As only you would be if you never owed them anything / And now you've found your way out / In the trust you've seen your path on home
  • I would do anything for you. Kill anyone for you
  • Let's face it, there's not a single thing they've done that ISN'T an ear worm.

Other

  • Base Breaker/ Broken Base: Year of the Black Rainbow, musically and both lyrically/story wise, is either one of Coheed's best albums, or one of their worst. The elitist fan base on Cobalt And Calcium doesn't help matters,
  • Epic Riff: "Welcome Home."
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Nearly every top comment on any Coheed and Cambria Youtube video will be about Claudio's hair.
  • Face of the Band: Claudio Sanchez, singer/guitarist, and he also writes the comics the band's songs are based on (and thus the lyrics). His memorable physical appearance helps too.
  • Hell Is That Noise: The end of Three Evils, and by extension, the reversed version of the same noises (minus the scream) in A Favor House Atlantic comes to mind.
  • Internet Backdraft: Over whether they count as Emo or not. It's best not to bring it up.
  • Lyrical Dissonance: Wake Up: "I'll do anything for you, kill anyone for you..."
    • "Number City" is a danceable ska-influenced song about Sirius' wife dying in a car crash.
  • Magnum Opus: In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 is their best known, most acclaimed, and best-selling album. It's been called one of these for the entire Prog Metal Genre.
  • Narm: The Word Salad Lyrics can't be taken seriously every moment.
    • Also because it's easy to mishear the lyrics, even causing mild Memetic Mutation in the fandom with some common or hilarious ones (Most famously "Barking Apple of Doom" in Welcome Home and "Should the Iron Negro Hungry" in In Keeping Secrets of a Silent Earth: 3.)
    • There's also the fact that the Writing Writer is being told to kill off characters by a talking bicycle.
  • Tear Jerker: Many:
    • The song "Time Consumer", when you realize it's about two parents being forced to kill their children.
    • During Coheed and Cambria's rampage throughout the ship Gloria vel Vessa, they encounter numerous soldiers who plead for their lives, mentioning that they have families and kids to take care of. Considering what General Mayo Deftinwulf forced Coh and Cam to do, this is not a good idea.
    • The dialogue between Sirius Amory and The Allmother at the end of "The Dark Side of Me" Allmother: "I am not capable of comprehending human rationale. Sirius, is this what love is?" (Dramatic Pause) Sirius: "Yes."
    • The climax of the song "Gravity's Union" is extraordinarily heartbreaking. Sirius believes that the doctors chose to save him and not his pregnant wife (Therefore "Let the wrong one in")

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