"Seemann" as written by Richard Z. Kruspe, Paul Landers, Till Lindemann, Doktor Christian Lorenz, Oliver Riedel and Christoph Doom Schneider....
Komm in mein Boot
Ein Sturm kommt auf / und es wird Nacht
Wo willst do hin
So ganz allein / treibst do davon
Wer hält deine Hand
Wenn es dich / nach unten zieht

Wo willst do hin
So uferlos / die kalte See
Komm in mein Boot
Der Herbstwind hält / die Segel straff

Jetzt stehst do da an der Laterne
Hast Tränen I'm Gesicht
Das Abendlicht verjagt die Schatten
Die Zeit steht still und es wird Herbst

Komm in mein Boot
Die Sehnsucht wird / der Steuermann
Komm in mein Boot
Der beste Seemann / war doch ich

Jetzt stehst do da an der Laterne
Hast Tränen I'm Gesicht
Das Feuer nimmst do von der Kerze
Die Zeit steht still und es wird Herbst

Sie sprachen nur von deiner Mutter
So gnadenlos ist nur die Nacht
Am Ende bleib ich doch alleine
Die Zeit steht still
Und mir ist kalt

Lyrics submitted by gasmask, edited by sonofnyx

"Seemann" as written by Paul Landers Richard Z. Kruspe

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    General CommentPersonally I prefer the Rammstein version rather that Apocalyptica's mainly because its Rammstein and the vocals on the other dont suit it... it was designed for Till's voice, and he's a brilliant singer
    Camel45on June 17, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentActually, Till is the singer... just thought I'd point out.
    Stumblineon January 08, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think to grasp the multiple meanings of the song, it helps to watch the music video. I've heard Apocalyptica's version, and the vocals are best done by Till, but the use of the Cello is really cool
    PeJotaon February 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt sounds like Till is saying "Cum in my butt"
    plissken1018on March 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, Till is the singer, but he was the drummer of another band before rammstein...

    (("Cum in my butt"??? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.....!!!!! that guy; plissken1018, is hilarious!!))
    +-+A.F.I+-+on April 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds more like

    "Cum in my boot
    The best semen for the fish"

    ...I think the Apocalyptica cover of this song was better...just my opinion though. Wonderful lyrics!
    silentexclamationon May 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentRight now there are ppl in germany doing exactly the same thing to metallica lyrics...

    Hahaha.. He's speaking foreign hahahaha...


    anyway their best song imho
    Dressed2Depresson September 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah, I agree with Dressed2Depress. The bassline is sooo pretty. Some guy was playing it on my bass at school today and I just HAD to hear the song. It's a really great song too.
    1000BrokenHeartson January 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentjust listened to this song yesterday for the first time, by Apocalyptica and Nina Hagen, it's an amazing song, great great music
    Chumplumpon March 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhen he sings 'wer hält deine Hand, wenn es dich nach unten zieht' it really gets to me, ha. And as a bassist, yes the bassline is incredible.
    cactuschildon April 20, 2010   Link

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