2004Released
2:47

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Interesting facts and trivia about Hang 'Em High. By Songfacts®.

Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge is a Rock Opera about a man and a woman who are separated by death. The man is in Hell and the woman is in Heaven. "Hang 'Em High" is the western version of the story. This guy is a "Shotgun Sinner" who has a great shot. He falls in love with a lady who one day dies of a misfire. He kills himself, and they are separated. When he says, "Got you in my sights" he is talking about this lady and how his only goal is to get through these thousand demons to be with her again.

This features additional vocals from punk rocker Keith Morris, who fronted the bands Black Flag and Circle Jerks.

This was named after the 1968 Western film Hang 'Em High, starring Clint Eastwood.

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Hang 'Em High.
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MinorMode
3/4Time Signature
127BPM

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Reprise
© 2004 Reprise Records for the U.S. and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the U.S.
℗ 2004 Reprise Records for the U.S. and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the U.S.

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