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My Chemical Romance

Helena

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“Helena” is a song by American rock band My Chemical Romance, and is the third single from their second studio album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. The lyrics describe lead singer Gerard Way’s feelings for his late grandmother, Elena Lee Rush (whom her friends referred to as “Helen”, and because of this, Way always thought to combine her first name with this alias, forming the name, “Helena”). The single has become a moderately-selling hit, both in the US and internationally. Way stated in an interview with Channel V that the main influence behind “Helena” was from the song “Aces High” by Iron Maiden and tracks by The Ventures. This song is also My Chemical Romance’s sixth overall single. Way described it as representing the band’s image and sound, and as... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ So long and goodnight ... Things are better if I stay ... What's the worst that I could say

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