Open your mouth, boy
Just to swallow your teeth
I will not pay the price for your self-inflicted grief
My meekness lies there shivering and raped
Trembling prophet
Anointed wrath of God incarnate

Cutting and tearing dissection
Strangled and hanging before me
Weeping and screaming become you
Carry out your suffering

Raise your first, boy to bring upon your demise
Never had a clue what waited behind these eyes
Your body turn apart
You could not escape
Trembling prophet
Anointed wrath of God incarnate

Inspiration from your damnation
Your breath blackens my lungs

You marked the line to guide my first incision
Breath of the black muse


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    General CommentWell since the comment box asks what this song means to me, it sounds like he's pretty pissed off at someone and is getting his revenge by cutting him into pieces. It's probably totally off, but that's what the words say to me.
    SwiftImmortal_1on December 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI believe this song is the begining of our end. Here we see God becoming infuriated at us for continually turning away. The album was based on this, that God becomes so angered, He departs from us. And here is the first step.
    keyman7on January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYeah, that sounds better. Let's go with that from now on.
    SwiftImmortal_1on January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI don't know preciesly what the text means i'm not very good in english(im from holland) but i like the text and i know they praise God with there song....Most of the text i understand but rest of it..:S...
    BURN91on January 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah, this is the beginning of the end, as keyman stated. The Funeral of God is a concept album that deals with the idea of God getting so fed up with humanity and our sin that he gives up on us and turns his back forever. i see this song as God sending one of his prophets, much like he did in the old testament. not only does everyone ignore the prophet, but they go as far as brutally murdering him. this is an example of humanity wanting nothing to do with God.
    SnareRushJunkieon January 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah, this is the beginning of the end, as keyman stated. The Funeral of God is a concept album that deals with the idea of God getting so fed up with humanity and our sin that he gives up on us and turns his back forever. i see this song as God sending one of his prophets, much like he did in the old testament. not only does everyone ignore the prophet, but they go as far as brutally murdering him. this is an example of humanity wanting nothing to do with God.
    SnareRushJunkieon January 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti totally agree with SnareRushJunkie
    tailspinon January 31, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think this is the story of a man who came across the said prophet, seeing his opportunity to finally take out his anger towards God and the world, he kills him, the man puts everything he has, his meekness, and his stubborness, and hatred into this terrible murderous act.
    stick to your gunson January 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAs stated on the live DVD, this song is dedicated to those who have read American Psycho. Thus its meaning lies within the disgust and evil, amoral life that someone is subject to under the influence of the Black Muse, or evil itself, which is total seperation from God, who is the Creator and Supplier of all that is good.
    AdroctheVikingon March 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is an amazing open to a truly amazing album. ive heard so many people rip on zao saying that they are just metal riffs and screaming, but this album is so intricate and has so much more to it as well. plus, the part where he screams breath of the black muse is so incredible.
    NJsoldieron May 09, 2006   Link

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