alive!
dead!
i was inside your head
had time well spent,
i got your mind well bent
snuck back into shade

Ooooooooooooooo

you search the globe for them perfect looks
and you searched for answers in all your books
and finally by diobolic ascent here i am

said it's just a diabolic
diabolic sheme (x2)

that's me alright like purity white,
and like viciousness black
i give a little then i take it back
can you take it?

Oooooooooooooo can you take it?
yeah!!
Oooooooooooooo

so what's the attraction?
the suckers sing
profilic depth or static cling?
well from greatness to greatness is where i span
you have me for a moment
grab on while you can

said it's just a diabolic
a diabolic scheme
diabolic sheme (x2)

diabolic
diabolic scheme

Ooooo, oo, ooooo
ooooo, oo, ooooo

thank you!


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  • +1
    General Commenthehe. i love this too. pelle is hot.
    hooray4dolphinson August 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentis it just me? or is this song fucking awesome? i mean.. maybe it just connects with me.. id like to see some comments..im just way to lazy to think about it
    CellarManon October 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat Song. I think its pretty simple, just saying that our society operates as a "diabolic scheme".
    barelylegal32on December 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this!! i know that it probably has some deeper meaning, but to me this is just Howlin' Pele (lead singer) saying that he's pure evil from hell. Awesome.
    MunkyManon March 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think the song is actually sung from the point of the devil or some sort of devious character, like a crime lord or corrupt leader. He seems to plant demand for his services through psychological manipulation in verse one, waits for the victim to ask him for help with what they want in verse two, and in the rest of the song he explains how he will give you what you want but he will want something back. Pretty awesome, I like how the Hives aren't overly difficult to interpret. They never let the meaning of the song get important, it's only there if you want to hear it, and if you don't, it's just 5 guys playing kick-ass rock. Can't wait for the new album this fall! ^_^
    Croove55on September 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love how awful this solo is. it's perfect. as for meaning, the hives tend to be fairly straight-forward. they figured they'd write a song from this antagonist's perspective and all that. but man, that solo is bad
    castson February 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI flipping adore this song. It's just in and out, it's like an awesome rant. The "thank you" at the end is just perfect. The song is just so effortless! I adore it.
    freddy2fanon December 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is obviously about Pete messing with a girl's head. He give's her a bit of his love, and then take's it away, until she can't live without it. He's going to win.
    MeInReverse8on November 29, 2010   Link

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