"The Line Between the Devil's Teeth" as written by and Peter John Murphy....
A white light blazing deep
Through the wasteland searching we
Soaring birds now hunt the brow
As thirsty gripped with hunger now
Clear sighted painful ends to win
The battle of the me so wafer thin
The line between the devil's teeth
And that which cannot be repeat

Push me in take me t'ward
The subject in the subject taught
A war without a war within
Join head and heart for to begin
Bemused we flinch no easy work
For invited me are loath to shirk
The line between the devil's teeth
And that which cannot be repeat

War Work
War Work
War Work

Hey man, how will you feel
When all you have and all you own
Is your only true friend
When above you in the firmament
Flow the blood of the prophets
Out of your reach
From your aching speech






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"The Line Between The Devil's Teeth" as written by Peter John Murphy

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    General CommentThis song is nearly a perfect rhythmic copy of Bauhaus' 'In the Flat Fields'. Peter murphy plagarizing...himself?
    msefkon April 14, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI have no solid idea what this song is about. The following section is my favorite line in the song -
    Hey man, how will you feel
    When all you have and all you own
    Is your only true friend
    When above you in the firmament
    Flow the blood of the prophets
    Out of your reach
    From your aching speech






    anyone noticed it sounds alot like In The Flat Field?
    MrLongroveon March 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe permanence of sin in one's consciousness. It's about how guilt kills the search for the spiritual.
    Wonder Nedon August 26, 2008   Link

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