Conquer your world
Study you quietly
Count the ways
I'll do anything you say
There will be no holding back
Legions of me

So cruel
Longing eternally
Bitter sweet possibilities
A tiger on the attack
Ready to bleed

Tragically yours
Obey and submit to me
I will find you
Wherever you hide
Got a thrill for the hunt
A skilled criminal mind

So calm
Tracking your every move
Unrelenting my conscious clear
Beyond a shadow of doubt
A force to be feared

Wretched and pure
Tricky and dangerous
Do not question
Or challenge your fate
A promise written in blood
Take life for pay

Yours is not to ask why
Yours is to do and die
Professional killer


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    General CommentI love their lyrics! but i didn't really like the voice until i got used to it, it's the same issue with a lot of their songs.
    femmefatale1990on March 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLucia does some amazing vocals on this song, and the song itself is fucking amazing.
    lycanthropicon March 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about the military people following politicians.
    dennis00on October 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAnd lets not talk about how good the songs are we obviously think it's a good song if we're going to discuss the meaning of the lyrics. Professional Killer's about an executioner.
    Jenovassonon April 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe song uses a sample from an execution playing in the background but that doesn't make it the theme.

    The song is about exactly what the titles says a professional killer/hitman. This person studies their targets probably in a stalker-like manor.
    Cool Cozon June 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJenovasson and Cool Coz are both right. That's the point of the song: that it seems like it's talking about an executioner AND it seems like it's talking about a hitman. This song is denouncing the practice of capital punishment by casting the executioner in a comparable light to a hitman, thus showing the incredibly thin, grey line we walk when we appoint somebody to pull the plug on another person because we don't like them or what they've done. The fact that the subject of the song (a hitman or an executioner) is indistinct is supposed to be a reflection on the indistinct nature of supposed distinctions between the two. To better illustrate the point, allow me to offer this: The MacManus brothers from Boondock Saints -- are they executioners or hitmen?

    I'm not so sure about the military following politicians. I mean, that's certainly a message that one could see KMFDM attempting to portray in a song, I just don't see where it comes into this. Actually, I don't see any reference to politicians specifically at all here.
    Robert the Devilon December 18, 2008   Link

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