Your eyes look just like bullet holes
it must be all that crying
you haven't learned a thing at all
another helter skelter
moonlight has come and gone
the bloody writings on the wall

Chloroform girl how have you been
don't let me catch you sleeping again
you're only alive because I like you
it's been 3 years since you've seen the sunlight
but I know you're having fun
bound, gagged and chained up in my basement

You look just like a zombie
inches from dead and pretty
with purple flowers in your hair
I hear the angels crying just as the devil smiles
all the little pigs will die tonight

I hear the devil singing the most haunting melodies
I've got this overwhelming feeling of morbid ecstasy coming over me

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Chloroform Girl song meanings
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    General CommentNo comments for this awesome song?

    Its absolutely haunting
    Ez0phon February 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so creepy, i really love it though. i think the meaning is pretty obvious. this dood is keeping a girl in his basement basically and he is fucked in the head.
    h0rrrificcon August 26, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbeautifully haunting
    thejmton October 21, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationThis song can be interpreted in many different ways. Personally, I choose not to take the lyrics for face value (the notion of a man keeping a girl chained in his basement clashes with my moral code, just a tad bit).

    The singer is sort of a metaphorical devil-esque character in the girl's mind, who taunts her and the pain she is in. When he sings, "You're only alive because I like you," the girl feels as if the only reason she is still living is to be tortured by her suffering. When he sings, "Don't let me catch you sleeping again," this implies that her periods of contentment are sparse and short-lived. When the lyrics say, "but I know you're having fun," this seems to me as if the girl is a slight masochist, and might find some sort of beauty or pleasure in her pain.

    Like I said earlier, this is simply the way I choose to interpret the song. There is no correct or incorrect interpretation.
    In any case, this is a beautiful song.
    besottingon March 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI find these lyrics try to hard to be shocking. But I like the idea.
    Demetrius7on October 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAnd the song is great.
    Demetrius7on October 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think it's just an overexaggerated song about a couple of bondage enthusiasts, maybe thought subconciously. *shrug*
    VezzyRattleheadon June 05, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis song is probably the most blatant and intended example of lyrical dissonance I know.
    queenoftheblackroseson July 25, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSeriously?

    80% of women have a capture and rape fantasy. This is the embodiment of it. Theres no hidden meaning no agenda. Dude kidnapped her and chained her up. He's a serial killer and this girl was special so he kept her alive, however this is the night he's going to finally kill her (all little pigs muts die tonight)

    Get your heads out of your *sses and stop pretending it doesn't or can't happen. It does it's real and for many it's a fantasy.
    DominusJustinon December 07, 2011   Link
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    General CommentWhen I heard this song it was a song that was playing on my son's Ipod. We were driving along and I was enjoy the pretty ballad. When it was finished I asked him to play it again cause I thought it was lovely. He asked me if I had really heard the lyrics. I am usually more about melody. So I listened, with my mouth hanging open at what I heard. I was most impressed with how PC had buried this dark story behind this beautiful melody. To me it has a lot to say about how in life generally we hide darkness in the world under pretty things. Many don't want to hear about these difficult things. I am most impressed with how they did this. Brilliant!
    Myria58on February 08, 2013   Link

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