"Starfuckers, Inc." as written by and Charlie/reznor Clouser....
My god sits in the back of the limousine
My god comes in a wrapper of cellophane
My god pouts on the cover of the magazine
My god's a shallow little bitch trying to make the scene

I have arrived and this time you should believe the hype
I listened to everyone now I know that everyone was right
I'll be there for you as long as it works for me
I play a game
It's called insincerity

Starfuckers
Starfuckers
Starfuckers, Inc.
Starfuckers

I am every fucking thing and just a little more
I sold my soul but don't you dare call me a whore
And when I suck you off not a drop will go to waste
It's really not so bad you know once you get past the taste, yeah
(Ass kisser)

Starfuckers
Starfuckers
Starfuckers, Inc.
Starfuckers

All our pain
How did we ever get by without you?
You're so vain
I bet you think this song is about you
Don't you?
Don't you?
Don't you?
Don't you?

Now I belong I'm one of the chosen ones
Now I belong I'm one of the beautiful ones


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"Starfuckers, Inc." as written by Trent Reznor Charlie Clouser

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    General CommentI find it ironic how so many NIN fans refer to Trent as "a god" and then they come in here proclaiming this a song about celebrity worship.
    TheBigMattowskion March 10, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIf that was true why would Marilyn Manson appear in the video???
    NicoleInWonderlandon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt's about idealizing, the famous(Stars).

    "my god sits in the back of the limousine
    my god comes in a wrapper of cellophane
    my god pouts on the cover of the magazine
    my god's a shallow little bitch trying to make the scene"

    First, "My God" idealizing already, first two words of the song. Through out the song "My God" is referring to the Star. "my god sits in the back of the limousine". Showing "My God" is sitting in a limousine, showing they're famous. "my god comes in a wrapper of cellophane". Wraped in cellophane, show that their, God, is fake. "my god pouts on the cover of the magazine". Being famous, once again, they're always on the cover of the magazine, they always come first. "my god's a shallow little bitch trying to make the scene". Showing they are fucking shallow bitches simply trying to make a scene, to get noticed. Always doing it for the poplularity, nothing else.

    "i have arrived and this time you should believe the hype
    i listened to everyone now i know that everyone was right
    i'll be there for you as long as it works for me
    i play a game it's called insincerity"

    When he's talking about "I" here, he is talking about the shallow star(Himself? More on this later). "i have arrived and this time you should believe the hype". The star is here, and you SHOULD believe that the star is all powerful, knows everything, worship me, and only ME(Like God, see above). "i listened to everyone now i know that everyone was right". I listened to everyone, and found out that everyone was right, about being all powerful as a star. Like I am now, I am a star. "i'll be there for you as long as it works for me". I'll always be there for you, the star will always be there, as long as if works for them, thoes shallow selfish stars...

    Well there is the bell, I'll finish it up when I ger home from school today, until then...Peace




    XBlascidXon May 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningWritten by Trent Reznor and Charlie Clouser, "Starfuckers, Inc." is one of the heaviest songs on The Fragile. The chorus is built on heavy metal guitars and massed, shouted choruses. The verses feature breakbeats, deep bass hits, and glitchy, stuttering vocals. The outro introduces more synthesizers, distortion and sound effects.

    "Starfuckers, Inc." deals with the self-involved vanity and shallow commercialization of fame.[1] The song directly references "You're So Vain", Carly Simon's ode to a self-absorbed lover, by quoting the chorus:

    You're so vain
    I bet you think this song is about you
    Don't you?
    These lyrics were changed for the video version of "Starsuckers, Inc." to:

    Overplayed
    And soon you'll make us forget about you
    Won't you?
    Other than Marilyn Manson, the lyrics are often speculated to be directed towards Courtney Love. The video version of "Starfuckers, Inc." has change to "Starsuckers, Inc.". The word "Starfucker" may have been taken from the The Rolling Stones song "Star Star" (original title "Starfucker") which appeared on their 1973 album Goats Head Soup[2] or more likely from the song "Professional Widow", also rumoured to be about Love, by Tori Amos, to whom Reznor was close prior to what he refers to as "some malicious meddling on the part of Courtney Love"[3].

    The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance in 2000.
    johnnyrotten2010on June 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentMetroactive:
    The album kicks off with "Hot Dog," an aggressive evaluation of the word "fuck" and Durst's very personal reaction to Nine Inch Nails' "Starfuckers, Inc." (Reznor wrote the song with his former protégé Marilyn Manson in mind, but in the video he smashes plates with celebrity faces--Durst's included--printed on them).

    MansonWiki:
    Reznor was involved in a feud with the band Limp Bizkit (specifically their frontman Fred Durst) in the late 1990s, around the height of their popularity, calling Durst a "moron" and saying in a 1999 interview in Rolling Stone magazine, "Let Fred Durst surf a piece of plywood up my ass." It is noted, however, that Reznor is credited as a writer of the song "Hot Dog" on Limp Bizkit's album, Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water. This is due to this song's use of lyrics from the Nine Inch Nails song "Closer", in particular the phrase, "I want to fuck you like an animal." Reznor was put in the difficult position of having to give permission for his own lyrics to be used in a song mocking him but interviews at the time suggested that he thought it was best to allow permission rather than drag the issue out."
    AzuraAzenathon January 17, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is about every bastard who fucks anyone famous to feel better about themselves ala Closer style
    DatheRon March 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about people who whorship there ideals. It is sort of like talking about groupies...Just look at the title Star Fuckers...
    nin028on April 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthey thats exactly what i was gonna ask NicoleInWonderland. thats a good point.
    Godless Dunceon April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe appears in the vid cause Reznor wrote the song after their falling out but the vid came out after they became friends again...
    so who would win in a fight?
    HalfLifeSuicideon April 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentreznor would win in a fight. most definitely.
    ninonon April 30, 2002   Link

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