Stockholm syndrome is a psychological response sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of loyalty to the hostage-taker, regardless of the danger (or at least risk) in which the hostage has been placed. More songs with names of cities in the title, David Bowie Leads the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Long-Haired Men. See if you can spot the true stories in this Metallica version of Fact or Fiction. The term "stockholm syndrome" refers to the process by which a victim begins to identify with, and feel empathy and sympathy for, their abuser. The solo and outro are played the exact same way as the intro, just in a different speed and key. In this song, the song is sung from the captor's point of view. This is about a relationship that you feel trapped in (The term "Stockholm Syndrome" was coined by a Swedish doctor after hostages in a Stockholm bank robbery started to identify and even become attracted to their captors - the term is used to describe an instance of loving someone who holds you captive) but is going nowhere (references to flying, falling and burning; loving hoping and dying to no … The drum sound on Buddy Knox's 1957 US #1 hit "Party Doll" was actually made by a cardboard box filled with cotton. The Blues Traveler song "Hook" is a Peter Pan reference, but also about the catchy hook of the song, which is what "brings you back.". Stockholm Syndrome is a psychological mental cage that can tie the hostage to their captor in loyalty, or in any sort of attachment. Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova starred in the movie Once, which featured their song "Falling Slowly." Don’t have an account? The Squeeze song "Tempted" is one of their few with lead vocals by Paul Carrack, who sang the Ace song "How Long" and was in Mike + The Mechanics. Bob Dylan liked the song and movie so much he gave them an opening slot on his tour. Stockholm syndrome is a descriptive term for a pattern of coping with a traumatic situation rather than a diagnostic category. I absolutely agree. Most psychiatrists would use the diagnostic criteria for acute stress disorder or posttraumatic stress disorder when evaluating a person with Stockholm syndrome. psycological behavior that sometime happens in the victim of some violence or of a kidnapping The '70s gave us Muppets, disco and Van Halen, all which show up in this groovy quiz. The video was shot with thermal imaging, and cuts between a hostage situation (where the original term Stockholm Syndrome originated), and the band. An unfortunate Spandex period? Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. Harry is Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, Mark Shubb in The Folksmen, and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons. ", A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, This is about a relationship that you feel trapped in (The term "Stockholm Syndrome" was coined by a Swedish doctor after hostages in a Stockholm bank robbery started to identify and even become attracted to their captors - the term is used to describe an instance of loving someone who holds you captive) but is going nowhere (references to flying, falling and burning; loving hoping and dying to no avail).