I dove into that freezing sea,
With a parasite attached to me,
I'd hoped the salt below,
Would divorce what was wed above

But league after league,
It yet remained,
For the fleshy vessel I,
Kept it sustained

Buh-up-up-up-ba-ba-ba


So we froze, a while
Surrounded by one big tear,
Which only reminded me,
Of a former home

But we weren't welcome,
The sea made that clear,
By filling us with saline,
And sending us blue, blue, blue, back into...
...the atmosphere

You choked as you surfaced,
Tangled, in seaweed,
But what remained,
Of the driving intent,
But let me to tract,
Such watery depths

Many things have betrayed me,
Between there and here,
And my memory is so, so, so, fucking unclear

Who was I with, what time was it?
And where-ere-ere-ere-ere-ere
Who was I with?
What time was it?
And where-ere-ere-ere-ere-ere
Did you go?


Lyrics submitted by boy with no arms, edited by Fuggnucket

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  • +3
    General CommentAny song that begins with a flute solo then seamelessly goes on to rock the fuck out deserves mucho respect.
    ExoM7on January 08, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMaybe it's just me, but I interpret as this song as kind of a hidden stab at the music industry and how hard it is to make a living at it.
    The sea is like the music industry and when it sends them "back into the atmostphere" it's sort of a hint at their break-up.
    Of course other parts of the song aren't really like that..but I think the song goes in and out of conciousness, describing a whole mess of things. Which is really what life is, if you think about it.

    So. R.I.P. Unicorns and all that.
    living_vs_lifeon March 04, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsuch a good sing
    Fuggnucketon May 09, 2015   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsuch a good sing
    Fuggnucketon May 09, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General Commentloooooooove this song. so gosh darn catchy.
    miamonsteron December 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGod, I know. The lyrics don't even make sense, but it's so freakin catchy.
    Rockin-Robinon March 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song has to do with the singer going thru a break-up. in the beginning, the relationship he had with the other person was what he felt like in the beginning of the song: parasite and host. but as the song develops (like the relationship) he begins to like the thought of having his other around. by the time he is cleansed of her/him, and then at the end he is wondering where they went, which shows he really wanted them around after all.
    clarkthe2ndon March 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif the sea is the music industry, then nicky diamonds must be referring to uhm, his partner in music who's name yet escapes me, as his "parasite"
    tropical icelandon February 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont know what it means
    but i love it :)
    the_runawayon February 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI always thought of the line after "I'd hoped the salt below" was "would divorce what was wed above." That makes more sense, I think. It's possible of course that I am wrong.

    Great song regardless; I love the ending especially.
    AlphabetFishon June 02, 2006   Link

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