- Anvilicious: "Great Big Lie" is extremely openly critical of religion as a means of not getting what you want. Contrast "Army Ants" which is just critical of organized religion.
- Genius Bonus: Many of their songs reference mythology; usually Middle Eastern. The reference for their band name also counts.
- Narm: A Slight Attack
- Tear Jerker: About half of their discography counts as this.