he lives inside my mouth
and tells me what to say
when he turns the trains
on he makes it go away
the hands are cracked and dirty and
the nails are beetle wings
when he turns the trains on he
unties all of the strings
The worm: "tell me something beautiful,
tell me something free,
tell me something beautiful
and I wish that I could be."
(then I got my wings and I never even knew it,
when I was a worm, thought I couldn't get through it)
Jack: (not spoken) come, come
the toys all smell like children
and scab-knees will obey
I'll just have to kneel on broomsticks
just to make it go away
[the inauguration of the worm]
(then I got my wings and I never even knew it,
when I was a worm, thought I couldn't get through it)

a voice we have not yet heard: "because today
is black/because there is no turning back.
because your lies have watered me/
I have become the strongest weed" weed...
through jack's eyes:
the taste of metal
disintegrator
three holes upon the leather belt
it's cut and swollen
and the age is swollen
boy: " there's no one here to save ourself."
the disintegrator: (to himself)
this is what you should fear
you are what you should fear



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    General Commentmanson being the worm asking the disintergrator to tell him the wonderful things about becoming a angel with scabbed wings basically and when he becomes and all... "this is what u should fear u are what u should fear the thing u should fear is u not god (cause in the bible it says to fear god and stuff) but just becoming your own god and fearing your ownself... and the part where he says your lies have wattered me i have become the strongest weed.... is refering to how the lies of life and exsperience through out mansons childhood has made him become what he is today soo the lies wattered him to become the strongest weed..... and strongest weed as in either reverend..... or a musician that gets his point across and speaks the truth of it all and is heard loud and clearly
    MissVladTepes17on May 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is an amazing song! its about his grandfather. hands are cracked and dirty and the nails are beetle wings,that referse to his grandfathers hands--old,and brittle from working!scab knees will obey,i had to kneel on broom sticks just to make it go away--thats when his grandmother made him kneel on broom sticks when we got into trouble! its a kick ass song,one of his verybest!
    Nothingman3001on May 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThat's interesting...I'd never seen the bylines of which lyrics belonged to which person...

    Is Jack the character from AntiChrist superstar? He also appears in "Cruci-Fiction in Space" (if Jack was a Baptist, we'd drink wine from his hand).

    And I think that Manson (or whomever the main character is) would be "having become the worm".

    Another thing...this song, or an earlier version of it, was originally titled "Smells Like Children", being the title track of that album. A few lyrics changed, and the worm references are expanded upon, but it's mostly the same.

    I wonder...if Kinderfeld is the era during which Manson, having been made a worm by society, becomes the Angel With the Scabbed Wings, then why is it AFTER "Angel with the Scabbed Wings" on the album?
    Akashaon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentJack is his grandfather.hands are cracked and dirty and the nails are beetle wings--thats a refrence to his grandfather Jack,he had old hands,crack and dirty from working,and fingernails that resemble beetle wings(all black)"When he turns the trains on,he undoes all of the strings--thats about when his grandfather would go down into ther bacement where he had a trainset set up,and when he turned it on,as manson said in his book"long hard road out of hell"---he would look at a "adult"magazine witch he hid from brian,and he would do things! and manson and his friend would sneek down and see it! he was a deranged man! thats what the song is manly about,his grandfather
    Nothingman3001on May 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentBut how does that fit into the concept of the entire album? And who would be the "voice that we have not yet heard"? And, in that case, who is the "disintegrator".

    If my general view of this song as well as the album are correct, then I can answer the above questions. With your interpretation, how do you answer them?
    Akashaon June 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think the vioce not heard is adult manson, watching himself as a little boy in his grandparents' basement. basically, if you read marilyn's book, this song makes sense to you.

    this is probably my favorite mm song. the way it was put together is amazing and his vioce when he says "this is what you should fear, you are what you should fear" is simply orgasmic.
    kill.me.fasteron August 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is about his grandfather. he has said that numerous times in interviews and in his book.
    iloveashleystoneon April 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentHe is already the Angel with the scabbed wings, this is song 11 Angel with scabbed wings is number 10.

    I think this is him looking back on when he was a kid, maybe the voice not yet heard is him after he turns into the angel with scabbed wings. He's thinking back about how his grandparents mis-treated him when he was young. He though he couldn't get through it, but maybe those things made him stronger.
    Muzzyon April 06, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti agree muzzy
    iloveashleystoneon April 22, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, and Jack is his grandfather's name...
    darkspoton June 22, 2003   Link

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