(Monstrum in fronte, monstrum in animo
Process, process, slum full of fun)

Beausoleil, reaping Nirvana in a desert land
Beausoleil, Thine anger rising like a scorpion
Beausoleil, dune buggy baby on a fairground slide
Beausoleil, the taste of honey and the swirl of flies
Beausoleil, jackbooting wide-eyed in the deepest pit
Beausoleil, looking at smiles and seeing only grins
Beausoleil, did dead gods smell when the dog's blood rose?
Beausoleil, now all Thine summers turn to menstrual winters
Beausoleil, kill kill kill kill kill kill kill kill killy kill
Beausoleil, did dog's blood rise when the dead gods died?
Beausoleil, beautiful sunshine whose shadow hides
Beausoleil, white brothers planting burning crosses
Beausoleil, the sharpest flavour is the one that stains
Beausoleil, when dog's blood rises does it also dance?
Beausoleil, grey benediction of the final church
Beausoleil, it's just your habit of culling time
Beausoleil, a Death In June under a menstrual moon
Beausoleil, Scorpio rising but the Light Bearer falls
Beausoleil, the squeaky laughter of a giddy world
Beausoleil, still waving black flags from a stubble field
Beausoleil, a maltese cross is pierced by the blood of Christ
Beausoleil, hiding from cancer crabs and cracking jokes
Beausoleil, arson archbishop makes the deserts burn
Beausoleil, the dead are grateful ("all you need is love")
Beausoleil, fat Buddhas smiling with the widest grin
Beausoleil, candy floss surgeon with the golden hair
Beausoleil, a brand new process for a brand new age
Beausoleil, a black Messiah wearing buckskin boots
Beausoleil, assassin creepy-crawls through Hebron's Vale
Beausoleil, another martyr for the Noddy Apocalypse
Beausoleil, there's no business like the devil's business
Beausoleil, que será, será
Beausoleil, we want to sink into the deepest basin
Beausoleil, fils de perdition, Luciferens
Beausoleil, 7 and 7 is the hidden key
Beausoleil, a train to Clarkesville in the menstrual night
Beausoleil, Disneyland darkens with your Armageddon smile
Beausoleil, sangs rGyas chos dang tsogs kyi mChog rNams la
Beausoleil, you hide your candle on Golgotha's hill
Beausoleil, did dead dogs smell when the dog's blood rose?
Beausoleil, did dogblood rise when the dead dogs died?
Beausoleil, a Death In June under a menstrual moon
Beausoleil, when dog's blood rises does it also dance?
Beausoleil, ?? wide-eyed in the deepest pit
Beausoleil, thine anchor rises like the scorpion

Beausoleil!


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    General CommentA perverse tribute to the main musician member of the Manson family. Also a tonne of references to Current 93's other early projects and allies.
    Cynothoglyson September 07, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Beausoleil"

    Bobby Beausoleil, Manson family associate.

    "reaping Nirvana in a desert land"

    The desert land is Death Valley, where the Manson family resided.

    "Thine anger rising like a scorpion"

    Occult film director Kenneth Anger directed the film Scorpio Rising and was originally going to cast Bobby Beausoleil in his film Lucifer Rising.

    "dune buggy baby on a fairground slide"

    The fairground slide was the inspiration for the Beatle's song "Helter Skelter," which was also the codename for Manson's predicted race war, in which the family would ride around on dune buggies ruling the land.

    "the taste of honey and the swirl of flies"
    "jackbooting wide-eyed in the deepest pit"
    "looking at smiles and seeing only grins"

    "did dead gods smell when the dog's blood rose?"

    Dogs Blood Rising was an early Current 93 release. It may also relate to the supposed underground occult group Circe, Order of Dog's Blood which was apparently operating in southern California in the late '60s (and probably inspired David Tibet's pre-Current 93 project, Dogs Blood Order).

    "now all Thine summers turn to menstrual winters"

    Menstruation was a frequent reference in early Current 93.

    "kill kill kill kill kill kill kill kill killy kill"

    David Tibet uses this phrasing again in "Nightmare Culture"

    "beautiful sunshine whose shadow hides"

    A reference to the translation of Beausoleil's name and the irony behind it belonging to such a historically dark figure. The alternate version of this song is called "The Ballad of Bobby Sunshine".

    "white brothers planting burning crosses"

    A reference to the KKK

    "the sharpest flavour is the one that stains"

    I got nothin'.

    "when dog's blood rises does it also dance?"

    See above.

    "grey benediction of the final church"

    A reference to the Process Church of the Final Judgment, with which Manson was (allegedly) associated.

    "it's just your habit of culling time"

    No idea.

    "a Death In June under a menstrual moon"

    A reference to Current 93's contemporary band, Death In June.

    "Scorpio rising but the Light Bearer falls"

    Another reference to Kenneth Anger's films and Beausoleil's failed role as Lucifer.

    "the squeaky laughter of a giddy world"

    Manson family member Squeaky Fromme got her nickname from her style of laugh.

    "still waving black flags from a stubble field
    a maltese cross is pierced by the blood of Christ
    hiding from cancer crabs and cracking jokes
    arson archbishop makes the deserts burn"

    Not sure about any of these.

    "the dead are grateful ("all you need is love")"

    References to California psychedelic rock band The Grateful Dead and to the Beatles.

    "fat Buddhas smiling with the widest grin
    candy floss surgeon with the golden hair"

    Got nothin'

    "a brand new process for a brand new age"

    Another reference to the Process Church.

    "a black Messiah wearing buckskin boots"

    This could relate to Manson's predicted race war.

    "assassin creepy-crawls through Hebron's Vale"

    A reference to the Manson killings themselves.

    "another martyr for the Noddy Apocalypse"

    British children's character Noddy was an obsession of David Tibet's for a time, and the apocalypse continues to be.

    "there's no business like the devil's business"

    Farmily member Tex Watson said "I am the devil and I'm here to do the devil's business" before murdering Wojciech Frykowski.

    "que será, será
    we want to sink into the deepest basin
    Beausoleil, fils de perdition, Luciferens
    7 and 7 is the hidden key"

    No idea, except for the obvious song reference in Que sera sera and the occult references in the other lines.

    "a train to Clarkesville in the menstrual night"

    A reference to the Monkees' hit song.

    "Disneyland darkens with your Armageddon smile"

    This could refer to the state of fear over southern California at the time of the murders.

    "sangs rGyas chos dang tsogs kyi mChog rNams la"

    This is Tibetan, but I don't know what it means.

    "you hide your candle on Golgotha's hill"

    Golgotha was where Christ was crucified.

    All the other lyrics are repeats.
    skarekroeon July 16, 2013   Link

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