I've done a lot; God knows I've tried
To find the truth. I've even lied.
But all I know is down inside

I'm bleeding...

And super heroes come to feast
To taste the flesh not yet deceased.
And all I know ... is still the beast

Is feeding...

Oooh, oooh, oooh, oooh,
Oooh, oooh, oooh, oooh
Oooh, oooh, aaah, aaah.

And crawling on the planet's face
Some insects called the human race...
Lost in time
And lost in space
And meaning.


Lyrics submitted by SnuffieSniffer

Super Heroes song meanings
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  • +2
    General CommentAm I the only one who likes this song?
    Nosdravdeon February 18, 2006   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationTo the powerful extra terrestrials (super heroes) earth is a feast where they can satisfy their needs (taste the flesh) at the expense of the inferior humans. The humans are aware they're being exploited (the flesh not yet deceased... still the beast is feeding) and wonder about what it all means.
    Retrofreshon December 05, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is a message to human kind as a whole: no matter what you do and how hard you try, you will never get what you want. it's kind of an emo message and it has nothing to do with the movie, but that's what the lyrics seem to say.
    vulcancuberon March 09, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like this song too. this song is only release in certain verisons

    my bf said that the melody came from pink floyd
    masqueXofXredXdeathon May 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo, you're not the only one who likes this song. In some ways it's the best in the whole movie (though RHPS has some of the best songs EVER in it!)
    liza-bethon May 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe human race isn't the only thing lost in meaning, I have no idea what the hell it means exactly. I have the jist of it I believe though...
    Retsam Adoyon June 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou don't follow?

    It's an anagram!
    Threepwudon January 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI like this song a lot, I'm glad they put it back in.
    Liza-beth, I agree. RHPS contains some of the greatest songs ever.
    Threepwud, I don't follow..what's the anagram?
    meg;on July 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt is hard to explain this song, 'cause you know Richard O'Brien has interesting views on life and society, but the meaning of the all movie (although it seems really shallow) , and also this song should be the fact humans always want, try and sometimes think they are big and great. And actually they are tiny besides the sun and the Earth won't change the direction whatever happens.
    bokicon June 07, 2012   Link

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