January 20, 2010


"Gerard Way's in full-on audience-empowerment mode on this classic rock rallying cry, showing the gllimmers of the Judast Priest vibe he insists is on there. "This ain't just a room full of suicides" is the key lyric, and the theme of survival burns through it ("You can live forever if you got the time"). It's as if he wrote it with the Daily Mail's 'war on emo' article in his hand..."

"Indeed, if any album sums up the spirit of the album, it's the line in blustery opener 'Save Yourself': "This ain't a room full of suicides"."Yeah," he agrees, "it's saying this is a room of survivors.""