I know I prefer to hurt
it seems to comfort me and burn
I never asked for it - question.
I never wanted it to end

I know that I die gracefully in vain
I know inside deteriorates in pain

you're such a part of me
I can't believe it's real

I crawl in my black box to hide
I welcome misery with pride
takes turns in whipping me I bleed
enjoy the fantasy and greed

Oh my Goth!
Subject me to your world
Oh My Goth!
Take pleasure in my hurt


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    General CommentI think this is about a guy who explains why he is this way, a Goth perhaps. Pain seems to comfort him, yet it also hurts him. He seems to like his depression, even though it hurts him.
    In Goth We Truston June 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHmmmm... Pain, he loves it, he hates, but can't live without it. With a hint of fetish. Great song, great lyrics, very dynamic.
    Soniccaffeineon June 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think its humorous. just the title "oh my goth!" is comical: oh my god/gosh is such a trite phrase, and the "!" is so cheerful...
    "i know that i die gracefully in vain" is too melodramatic to be literal. i think that the song is lovingly mocking the goth movement, which is now just another enclave within the mainstream (i growl at you, HotTopic).
    i dig goth shit and all, its fucking hot, etc, but if a teenie bopper can go to a mall and say "mommy, buy me this straitjacket, it'll look totally scary with my britney t-shirt," how deviant and miserable has "goth" become?
    deepredon July 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentPerhaps it is making fun of goths, but if it were, I believe the lyrics would be a tad more over dramatic. For example, "My world is black; black like my soul." ect. I dunno. And, I agree with you deepred. The entire goth movement has become very sad indeed.
    freakishfaeon July 02, 2003   Link
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    General CommentPerhaps it is making fun of goths, but if it were, I believe the lyrics would be a tad more over dramatic. For example, "My world is black; black like my soul." ect. I dunno. And, I agree with you deepred. The entire goth movement has become very sad indeed.
    freakishfaeon July 02, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI have to agree with deepred on this one, and if they are trying to be serious, then that's just sad. but here's my little story on the GAP-Goth movemnt- Im now in a really small chicken farm town, and they just gave us a hot topic. The first week there i decided to go check it out thinking there are no goths here, where the hell are they gonna get business. Sure enough there were kids who dressed as goth as they could in black sweat pants and teeshirts, who had spray died their hair, and pretty much did a really pathetic job of gothing themselves out so that they could shop there. Then they proceded to buy maybe 6 outfits, (about all that any given hot topic carries at one time) These kids were becoming goth over night. This is a sad sad time to be goth.
    eternityawaitson April 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentBest. Song. Ever.

    So cheesy, and so amazing. Love it to death.
    evinon May 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt is kind of cheesy, but that seems to add to the effect I get. It's like this guy always knew he was a pain freak, but didn't know that you could get that sort of thing in a relationship. So he meets a goth and s/he gives him his first 'experience'. Now he's asking his new partner for more.
    I've seen a few of those "GAP-Goth" kids go through this kind of thing, and this song seems to fit.
    rageonyxon August 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it is making fun of what goth has become, with teens claiming Korn, Slipknot etc are gothic.
    I do not think it was making fun of "proper" goths, as Razed In Black has a gothic fanbase.

    I am a a teenager, and i listen to Gothic (more industrial though) and when people ask me what music i listen to, and i say gothic, they assume i mean Nu metal bands...Tools.
    IndustrialWastelandon February 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a dude getting introduced into the Goth subculture and loving it and hating it at the same time. "subject me to your world" doesn't sound very voluntary. On a side note, even though companies like Hot Topic dilute and commercialize the lifestyle I love so much, they do make it more accessible to the younger generation. I see kids now with the bondage pants and chains and spikes and shit and I smile. Some of my contemporaries think that these kids are lame ass posers but I beg to differ. At some point in everyone's lives we have felt a need to belong to SOMETHING. Some find sports or academics, but there are some people, like myself, who never fit in anywhere. People who find solace in a moonlit graveyard, or can see the joyous celebration in a funeral. People, who for whatever reason prefer the Dark over the light. And for that they are ostracized by their family and peers. Then they find this...a group of people or a club, or even a Hot Topic and they FINALLY feel like they belong. It's an awesome feeling. Our culture is a beautiful thing. It belongs to everyone who wants to be a part of it. We will still be here when Hot Topic is no more. I'm 30 years old and I've been into this shit for a while. Maybe the people who are hating on the scene kids should be looking at themselves before they start passing judgement on others. BTW, SLIPKNOT AND KORN FUCKING KICKS ASS!!!!!!!!!!!!
    leesic66on March 06, 2007   Link

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