[fallen angel head crashes dead out of control lost
memories staircase twists darker rooms lit with left out
toys after playing men changes toys into tools twisted
playthings on the staircase fools whose weapons
represents the killing game
who taught the killing game
who taught the killing game
awaken eyes sewn wearing glasses dripping tapping at the
temple door locked inside scream inner scraping tooth and
nail nowhere to go quiet retraces forcing
light tears then pretend nothing blinds minds closed in
sanctuary closed in sanctuary padded walls not quiet
storms fury burned out killing time
who taught the killing game
time's taught the killing game herself
no I taught the killing game first
passing words distant pain remember trains of thought
collide no one view window pushing faces through sharp
cold glass poke bloody holes exposed
I taught the killing game first
I taught the killing game first
till at last you regret tortured animals wake up time
beckons death upon myself eyes travelled harden strange
no stronger feeling tempting motion slows to a
crawl places his weaponry and it's a trap let go the
springs snap shut gazes show sharper teeth giving in to
the jaws of death
I taught the killing game
I taught the killing game first
I taught I taught I taught the game first...first...first...


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    General Comment"A very good song. I think this song is about a serial killer who ends up regretting everything hes done "last you regret tortured animals wake up time
    beckons death upon myself" and hes lost his urge to kill "tempting motion slows to a
    crawl" I disagree with sockheads complete statement, for one, this song was clearly written by nivek, its the same style hes always used. and two, back in 92 cobain was still a small time rocker, nivek would not have consulted him for help."

    ^^^ This person is an idiot.

    The song is about society, and the fact that it's taught so much violence to it's people, and they follow so blindly, lashing out at the world around them.
    Then the world gives it's own back and they are in pain, then how they blame and blame about who started all the wars and the violence, and how they point fingers, but the real forces who started the killing game are the same people crying.
    It's about how in the end they might just regret it all when they're not so blind to see, that their own downfall comes from their own hands.
    ff45t1zon September 21, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentKilling Game = Ogre's near fatal life while shooting up &$#@

    Check out interview archieves for the meanings to alot of SP songs... seems alot of the lyrics are either views on social issues or ogres personal life.

    Although people should always find personal meanings to songs...... some of the ones people come up with for Skinny Puppy are so down right bizarre it scares me. People link them to free mansonry and serial killers it gets crazy
    Lynx983on October 22, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis probably wasn't what he wasn't intending it to mean, but i always thought that :
    "Who taught the killing game?
    TIME's taught the killing game, herself
    No... I taught the killing game first."

    I sort of thought that in these lines he meant that our actions bring on consequences and affect our future. We can't put the blame on time or anybody else, because we decide our own fate.
    hannahheartattackon August 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHeroin and Music... I love the combination... Skinny Puppy were at their very best while within the darkest regions of their drug addictions... This song is BY FAR my most favourite Skinny Puppy song.
    NobodyHereon May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis must be the best song I have ever heard.
    Arggon August 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeatufiul. this is right at the top of my list of skinny puppy songs. "time's taught the killing game herself.. no.. i taught the killing game first.."
    amazing.
    ~earthworm~on April 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is fucking amazing.
    best skinny puppy song ever!
    i also love that part, that ~earthworm~ has quoted..

    "no.. i taught the killing game first"

    good fucking stuff
    xheartbreakerxon January 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe Book of Enoch, which used to be in the Bible, says that war was taught to humans by fallen angels.
    heaven.net.nz/writings/…
    xodon March 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA very good song. I think this song is about a serial killer who ends up regretting everything hes done "last you regret tortured animals wake up time
    beckons death upon myself" and hes lost his urge to kill "tempting motion slows to a
    crawl" I disagree with sockheads complete statement, for one, this song was clearly written by nivek, its the same style hes always used. and two, back in 92 cobain was still a small time rocker, nivek would not have consulted him for help.
    SynapseCollapseon September 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCaine and Abel
    gevrikon October 29, 2005   Link

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