Strung out on the highway, the car inverted.
What are you but a drum and a tube and a wire, black heart?
A fire in the dark?

I have no statement for your benefit, young man,
Except this: we all will live again in the eyes of an actor
And the light on the glass.
So let me see that ass, hey hey hey!

Sorceress, valkyrie, you let you let yourself believe.
Sorceress, come clean, you let you let yourself believe
That there is nothing to lose,
There is nothing to lose, there is nothing to lose.

Remember when I told you all about the father-ghost?
He whispers at you when you try to pull,
“You’re an imbecile and your limbs carry lumber, your limbs carry lumber.”

The shadow of violence is the shepherd of sense
The shadow of violence is the shepherd of sense, and when I hit the fence
I had a hand on the wheel and a hand on the dial.
Man on trial, hey hey hey!

Sorceress, valkyrie, you let you let yourself believe.
Sorceress, come clean, you let you let yourself believe
That there is nothing to lose,
There is nothing to lose, there is nothing to lose.


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    My InterpretationBased on the video and a loose interpretation of the lyrics, I think he is talking about the conflict that occurs when a gay man enters a romantic relationship with a straight woman. The man does this because he is either in denial of his sexuality and dates women because he thinks he is "supposed to", or he knows he is gay and wants to hide it so he dates women for "show".
    tyler54104on January 29, 2015   Link

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