They were 40 years old
The doubted had ceased
And they'd have to for this
To take our homes the walls
The very pride of our city

We'd approach the city at dawn
Everyday that week for a single jaunt around the city
We'd travel seven times and on the seventh time times seven

To displace their belief in safety
To disrupt ours of obtaining

So carry out quietly
Solemnly, the fate of this city


So I kneel focused, reverent to
The cleansing of this body
I lap the water seven times upon my back
The faucet roars
My arms disconnect
My skin unintact
This body wants something
These walls they hold nothing

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    My InterpretationThe meaning of the first part of this song is pretty clear; it is the story of…">the Israelites' defeat of the city of Jericho. Notice that the Israelites destroyed the city and slaughtered every man, woman and child. Plus ca change...

    I think the first verse needs some corrections: "They were 40 years OUT / The DOUBT IT had ceased / They'd have to for this..."

    The second part is more obscure, but the narrator's own body is being compared to the walls of Jericho. At the sound of the faucet's roar his body disintegrates.
    Phonophobeon May 15, 2009   Link

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