That thing inside my ribs is like a pile of reptiles, Pressed on splintered vertebrae, so cold, so claustrophobic, Echoing in hollow fruit are orders sent with love to you. To serve a will more shollow still than paramecium.

I'll bet Your hands are beautiful, I'm sure Your head is beautiful, But the world is ugly, The world is ugly and it's true, I'll bet Your hands are beautiful, I'm sure Your head is beautiful, But the world is ugly, the work is ugly even after You.

Invertebrates now contemplate your lavishing and humble service, all set to hide behind the guise that this empty thing can't hurt us, Sensationalized for virgin eyes, it's graphic, it's disturbing, And it's worse still to think it's real, Degrading and unnerving


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    General CommentThis is probably my favorite song of thiers. It's about the how shallow, fake and ugly the world is, and that ruins the few good things it has. That's my take.
    amestheamazingon December 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI'm not sure the 'Y's are supposed to be capitalized like that.
    amestheamazingon December 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentsorry on the typo the underlined word work is supposed to be world
    zanebob1234on December 17, 2004   Link
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    General CommentFor the most part it's about Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Tobe Hooper being the director of the movie.
    amestheamazingon February 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentFor the most part it's about Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Tobe Hooper being the director of the movie.
    amestheamazingon February 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love the guitar solo in this song.
    mikeycon July 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love how you can take this song so many different ways.
    cannedgizm0son July 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYeah this song is about the texas chainsaw massacre. Showbread loves horror movies.
    Bryan Roebenon March 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song might be about thechainsaw massacre
    but
    "I'll bet Your hands are beautiful, I'm sure Your head is beautiful, But the world is ugly, The world is ugly and it's true, I'll bet Your hands are beautiful, I'm sure Your head is beautiful, But the world is ugly, But the world is ugly, The world is ugly even after you"

    is most def talking about how God is perfect but we're still messed up, even after Jesus came
    onelastgoodbyeon September 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentin addition to being a reference to Texas Chainsaw Massacre, this song is also a reference to Ed Gein, one of the most notorious murders in this history of the U.S.
    i reccommend that you read about Ed Gein on wikipedia. i think it is fairly interesting. and disturbing. |=
    blackpensweepstakeson September 14, 2006   Link

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