"Man Without Skin" as written by and Louis A. Lenard Craig R. Rondell....
Can you see the line where the water ends?
Throws itself off into oblivion.
As sky goes so complacent
And then spits a little compassion.
Dusk approaches, the city's carnivorous.
*Moisture's* sweat like it once would eat us
And devour everything but this mouth
Sings of this glorious fetus.
Tucked deep inside the rafts of blood.

Everywhere it seemed that there's a memory.
Sometimes memories kill me.
As I travel the avenues of the streets
And shadow deli's of this fucking city.
Everyday day it seem to love a little less.
Seem to love to chew on my calmness.
And drive me to the end of myself
Where he is.
Dispose of me.

You're like a man without skin.
Everything he touches seems to hurt him .
And he says maybe I'm just a person.
But I'll be for you if you let me.

All I want is animals to be free.
Run around and fuck right out in the street.
Every day they're gonna want to eat me.
But I'll try not to take it personally.

And is there no love in this city?
Can someone have just a little pity?

You're like a man without skin.
Everything that touches seems to hurt him.
And he says maybe I'm just a person.
But I'll be for you if you let me

Just like a man without skin
Everything he sees seems to touch him
And he says that the one who watches over me
I'll stand alone let god make a trade.

Come on, baby.
Penetrate me.
You go so deep,
So deep in me.
Is there no love in this city?
Could someone have just a little pity?

'Cause we're tucked deep inside the rafts of blood

You're like a man without skin.
Everything that touches seems to hurt him.
And he says maybe I'm just a person.
But I'll be for you if you let me.

Just like a man without skin,
Everything he sees seems to touch him.
And he says that the one who watches over me.
I'll stand alone let god make a trade.

Penetrate me.
Penetrate me.

Can you see the line where the water ends?
Throws itself off into oblivion.
As the sky goes so complacent
Then spits a little compassion


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"Man Without Skin" as written by Louis A. Lenard Craig R. Rondell

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    General CommentThis song is about someone who's lived a very sheltered life... at least, thats what I think it's about.
    gotterdamon February 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAnother awesome song by boy hits car. I've checked around at different sites, and it seems theres some dispute over the lyrics. Frankly i dont think it matters too much, because some parts wouldnt make much sense either way, but still a cool song, thats just their style. from what i do understand of this song i think its pretty cool, "sometimes, memories kills me"
    Sometimes i feel like "I'm a Cloud, without skin"
    Leecheron April 20, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"everywhere it seems that theres a memory, sometimes memories kill me" i LOVE that part. its so great. its very true too. if you were in a relationship with someone for a long time, (friendship, or boyfriend/girlfriend), and maybe when it ends... there are memories everywhere. you might go somewhere or see something or find something and think about that person and think about what they had to do with that something. like maybe you went there with them, or they bought you this, and it may hurt... to remember things... "sometimes memories kill me" well at least thats what i think that part means... oh well, this song rules.
    RaspberryPerfumeon May 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentman without skin describes the simple ways people can get hurt, some people have tough skin and dont give a shit, but this particular guy doesnt have any, and everything that is said and done to him hurts him in one way or another. i think thismakes him quite lonely also "And is there no love in this city?
    Can someone have just a little pity?" because of his fragility he is doomed to wonder the streets alone looking for pity and love. while the "ravens", bullys and such, pick on him because they know he is fragile. im not quite sure what the rafts of blood are supposed to mean though.
    Timmon May 10, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti love this song
    notTHATgirlon June 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentMan. This song is freaking great..
    stealthrson July 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIts about being over sensitive, everything hurts... A Man Without Skin is someone that would get hurt if somebody didn't talk to them, and stuff... This song has described me some times. Cause in a time of need I was stepped on and stepped on, then after that someone kept saying things to me that just made me want to commit suicide. Man Without Skin is what I refer to myself some times.
    AdamWTFon September 15, 2008   Link

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