Hello, hello, hello, to the girl with eight inch fingers. Codeine eyes swollen like hives and stingers. This is our first caress and I must confess you look slightly marionette-esque. The way you walk out of order. The way you talk out of tune. Marooned on Piano Island. Population of two, population me and you. I met a girl with eight inch fingers. She clothed herself in pineapple skin. She tempted me with forbidden pleasure� now I'll live on Piano Island forever. She's a tropical beauty.



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    General CommentShe IS a tropical beauty
    NoLightToSeeByon January 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentw3rd
    DinoSwordson February 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti honestly have no clue what this shit means, but im willing to bed there is some sick twisted stuff behind it. the only people i see with 8 inch fingers, are on tv...and they are witches or demons. anyone wanna go off that and try and peice this together?
    ragingtacoon May 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWell long fingers help when playing piano :)
    blackled222on September 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAgree with ragingtaco..
    On the surface this song seems so simple, a guy and a girl marooned on an island..
    But you have to dig deeper, and I bet I'm just missing some metaphor for something really sick like necrophilia or something..
    Ddaduttaon October 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commentisn't it "i met a girl with eight inch-fingers?" and "when you walk you walk out of order, when you talk you talk out of tune" ? eh, whatever.
    i love the mood of this song. i agree with ragingtaco and ddadutta.. i have a feeling that there's something pretty twisted with this song.

    codeine can be found in opium.. and it seems like they're both drugged to me. i think the chick may have long fingers, but he's exaggerating cause he's high. from the way the girl is described it seems like she's not very attractive, but yet the dude says she's a tropical beauty. i don't know if it's the drugs talking or if he has some weird fetish or if he's just desperate since she's the only one on the island apart from himself.
    spazzzcoreon February 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favorite songs..
    Reminds me of an awesome drug trip..A very rapturous/euphoric state of mind. I wouldnt doubt it if they wrote this on drugs. But of course, you dont need to be on drugs to write songs such as this. You just need the imagination... In most of their songs you can tell whoever wrote it used a free verse/stream of consiousness style of writting. (A way of writting anything that comes to mind and not stopping, like a metal flow of everything that's on your mind, and putting the words together to make a song in the end.) Which i think, is easier and more twisted when i'm on drugs. But of course that's just my opinion.

    Amazing song.
    jaKuLon September 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of the songs from the "piano island" epilogue. The "girl with eight inch fingers" is his wife and the piano island that she's lead him to where beautiful music is supposed to play all the time and everything supposed to be very peaceful serene and quiet is actually a family, a wife, a job, and all the things the man on piano island wanted to avoid. shes, in reality, a tropical beauty, but having done this to him he sees her as nothing more than a gruesome deformity he wants to be rid of but, as he sai before, hes stuck on that island forever... without a prayer.
    favorstotheweston December 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of the songs from the "piano island" epilogue. The "girl with eight inch fingers" is his wife and the piano island that she's lead him to where beautiful music is supposed to play all the time and everything supposed to be very peaceful serene and quiet is actually a family, a wife, a job, and all the things the man on piano island wanted to avoid. shes, in reality, a tropical beauty, but having done this to him he sees her as nothing more than a gruesome deformity he wants to be rid of but, as he said before, hes stuck on that island forever... without a prayer.
    favorstotheweston December 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit sounds to me like this song is about the begining of an addiction. possibly to heroin or something from that family of drugs. eight inch fingers possibly being syringes. a reference to codeine. tempting him with forbidden pleasure and being a tropical beauty. kind of like hotel california. and finally how he wants to stay there forever...

    then in burn piano island burn it sounds like he is kicking the addiction.
    teambon December 30, 2006   Link

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