I have a poisonous friend
She's living in the house
She likes to move on bare skin
She knows my body inside out

Sometimes I watch her kill
Cold eyes and no restraint
And I wonder how it feels
To annihilate a friend

You frighten me
It's getting harder to conceal
You spy on me
All my secrets are revealed
You're scaring me
A play on words for us to see
You care for me
I find this harder to believe

I don't recall when this affair began
She was simply there
Now I am shaken by the fear she could assault me
But I must not show it, not to her

Sometimes I watch her kill
Cold eyes and no restraint
And I wonder how it feels
To annihilate a friend

You frighten me
It's getting harder to conceal
You spy on me
All my secrets are revealed
You're scaring me
A play on words for us to see
You care for me
I find this harder to believe


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    General CommentAddictive song
    It helped me to come back to this band I'd almost forgotten about

    The chorus is the artist venting his feelings out all in a flood about somebody he cares/cared about.
    darkwaveon February 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentEqual parts catchy and creepy = great dark-synth moment. It's up to you how literally you want to take it, which is definitely part of the fun.
    raffishtenant2on June 01, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationSimply put, it's about a house spider, probably one he recognizes as venomous such as a black widow. She watches him from her web and, for all he knows, may even crawl across his bare body while he sleeps. In turn, he watches her hunt with some fascination yet revulsion, resisting the urge to destroy her for his own safety.
    SubGothiuson November 16, 2014   Link
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    General CommentSounds to me like hes singing about Heroin...Just my thought ;)
    purplebloodedon October 05, 2015   Link
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    General CommentIt's about an abusive relationship.
    the_music_nazion April 07, 2017   Link
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    Song MeaningVERSE ONE:
    He has a lover who he sees as a threat to him....she's been staying at his house. She's great in bed, she knows everything about his body...INSIDE & OUT!

    VERSE TWO:
    She's killing all the things that used to protect him from being hurt.
    He thinks of her as cold because she's killing those things that kept him safe.
    She can love with nothing holding her back from loving him.
    Unlike himself, he wonders how she can love and trust so easily.
    Bringing him to the point where he's starting to feel something he's been hiding from. She's destroying those walls he built.

    CHORUS:
    He's scared, and it's harder for him to hide from
    Harder for him to hide how he feels
    She must have spied on him
    Because she knows too many things
    that made him fall in love with her.
    All his secrets are revealed (insecurities and the walls he's built)

    That's as far as I will go interpreting this song. Too much typing and fucking tired. Sappy shit I came up with but a very cool/deep song in general.
    silvia1167on May 01, 2017   Link

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