"Unkillable Monster" as written by and Chris Vrenna Jeordie White....
How the fuck are we supposed to know
When I'm a monster, the way
You refuse to die?
How the fuck are we supposed to know
If we're in love or if in we're pain

I'm a tightrope walker
Can't find my circus
And I'm damaged beyond repair
Now you're just a coffin of a girl I knew
And I'm buried in you

You never said "I'll end up like this"
Or "so"
You never said "I'll end up like this"
No

Sometimes I dream I'm an exterminating angel
A traveling executioner from heaven
Sent to give you the prettiest death I know
Call the grave and make our reservations

You never said "I'll end up like this"
You never said "I'll end up like this"
No,
You never said "I'll end up like this"
You never said "I'll end up like this"
No,
You never said "I'll end up like this"
You never said "I'll end up like this"
No

Are we in love or are we in pain? [Repeat: x5]

How the fuck are we supposed to know
When I'm a monster, the way
You refuse to die?
How the fuck are we supposed to know
If we're in love or if in we're pain
Why is my wound a front door to you?
Am I my own shadow?
Why is my wound a front door to you?
Am I my own shadow?


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"Unkillable Monster" as written by Chris Vrenna Brian Warner

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  • +1
    General Commentyeah, they're correct.
    i have the lyric booklet.

    bitch
    thrwmyhrtawy.on June 10, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe part about being a tightrope walker reminds me of the first part of Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Nietzsche. Look it up if you're not familiar with it. Basically, the "tightrope walker" is used as a metaphor in the book where a jester (who is similar to Zarathustra) is able to leap over a man walking on a tightrope, where the rope is symbolic for man being the bridge to the Ubermensch. When the jester leaps over the man, the man falls to his death. It's like a parable. Zarathustra's goal is to lead man to reach his true potential as a species, to evolve into a better race. Zarathustra is urging man to hurry accross the bridge that will lead them to their ultimate supremacy, but in doing so many perish, because the bridge to the Ubermensch is a long and dangerous one, man must be surpassed.

    I think it's about trying to end a relationship. About being the one to say goodbye and trying to end everything smoothly without hurting anyone's feelings, because you still love them, but for whatever reasons things just aren't going to work out. You try to give subtle clues that the relationship should end, but she doesn't respond (You refuse to die). You try to push her away, but she still doesn't just stay away. Instead she stays and calls you a monster for treating her this way. He dreams about being able to kill her (not literally, just to be able to make her go) without hurting her (the prettiest death I know). What he means by "my wound is a front door to you" is that his pain only makes her want to stay, because she feels sorry for him and guilty, instead of just leaving and ending his pain. "Am I my own shadow" shows that he is confused and is second guessing himself. The "shadow" is a term in Jungian psychology that refers to your inner, deeper, darker self; the dark side of you. He's saying "maybe I really am a monster, maybe she's right." The rest I think is pretty self explanatory.
    Androgyneon December 10, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentkind of reminds me of Long Hard Road out of Hell w/ the "You never said..." part
    superbeast86on June 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy opinion dont roast me for it, just what i take from it..

    its sung from someone in a relationship, whos been just really screwed up from a relationship and now everynew relationship is just a horrible attempt and hes so fucked up that he ruins it by fighting and heartbreak because thats what he is so used to from his last girl.. she warped his view of a relationship cause he loved her so much and she just turned him into this unlovable monster.

    he hates how he has become this unkillable monster for everything is shit because of her and he doesnt know why she weakened him so.

    we all have ex's that really fucked with us. and now our relationships can get shitty cause its what were so used too. and we cant make it right.
    xxAnt1Chr1stxxon September 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHes got emotionaal damage from the past, something he cant help but try to deal with it and possibly attemp to fix it but hes not sure if its worth fixing."are we in love or are we in pain". Hes not very self aware in this song, confused and frustrated.
    RoZeCoRpZeon March 15, 2011   Link
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    General Comment"How the fuck are we supposed to know
    When I'm a monster, the way
    You refuse to die?
    How the fuck are we supposed to know
    If we're in love or if in we're pain"

    Hes grieving over there relationship..his feelings for her refuse to die...a part of him isn't let him let her go...

    Well there is he pain from missing her? or he still in love with her?

    "I'm a tightrope walker
    Can't find my circus
    And I'm damaged beyond repair
    Now you're just a coffin of a girl I knew
    And I'm buried in you"

    Hes lost confused... hes damaged hes hurting... he buried his feelings with her... in his coffin...

    "Sometimes I dream I'm an exterminating angel
    A traveling executioner from heaven
    Sent to give you the prettiest death I know
    Call the grave and make our reservations"

    Well he might have buried his feelings with her but there still there.. so he wish he was an "executioner" to to get rid of them...because he still loves her he wants her funeral to be pretty...because he cant see the bad through his hurt....

    "Why is my wound a front door to you?
    Am I my own shadow?
    Why is my wound a front door to you?
    Am I my own shadow? "

    Well hes feeling blocked to let her go so it almost like she is standing in the door saying no and hes feeling like he doesnt have the power to let those feeling go so hes his own "shadow"


    I think the song is about letting her go and having a hard time doing so..i think its a really pretty song tbh..

    Alot of his song are all imagery i think.. there more like poems... that draw a picture..
    Grymmyon December 10, 2013   Link
  • -6
    General CommentThese lyrics are full of fail. Whoever posted them needs to stop listening to Manson. Now.
    BipolarRoyaltyon June 01, 2009   Link

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