what did i ever do to you, that you should treat me this way?
is it really such a crime for an angel to speak his mind?
in time i'll try to shed some light
if i were a big boy i wouldn't cry
but since i'm not a big boy i have to cry

what did i ever do so wrong that you should cast me from grace?
though i love to rule from hell, here
how i miss the taste of heaven
it's soft and cool embrace
if i were a big boy i wouldn't cry
but since i'm not a big boy

i'll have to close my eyes and picture what it's like
i'm just like you, made by he
despised by they, i'm almost me
i'm nearly human
look at me, i'm almost a human being
i'm just like you, made by he
despised by they, i'm almost me
i'm nearly human
pity me, i'm almost a human being

i still remember your light
and it was streaming down and burning out my eyes
if i were a big boy i wouldn't cry
but since i'm not a big boy
i'll have to close my eyes and picture what it's like

i'm just like you, made by he
despised by they, i'm almost me
i'm nearly human
look at me i'm almost a human being

these tears are real
i'm jealousy, i'm spite and hate
to the core i'm mean
i'm nearly human
look at me i'm almost a human being
i'm just like you, better than he
to hell with they, i'm almost me
i'm nearly human
pity me, i'm almost a human being

don't touch me
oh i couldn't bear the thought of it now
don't touch me
oh i couldn't bear the strain
don't touch me
oh i couldn't bear the thought of it now
touch me, touch me, touch me
don't touch me, touch me, touch me


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  • +1
    General CommentObviously about Lucifer but I feel like this song (and that general story) can be applicable to other aspects of life.
    Feeling cast out for no good reason. Missing what you can no longer have despite having something else.
    It's a good song to listen to when angry, I've found. You can really sympathise with Satan XD
    AkariKingon July 25, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of his greatist songs, and on top of that he is a really fun guy to hang out with buy the cd!
    DatheRon June 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's "I'm nearly human", not "immediately human".
    Harbinger24on June 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment...geegle!
    fauston June 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"geegle"???
    Harbinger24on September 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"he is a really fun guy to hang out with"??? DatheR, you have become my bestest friend. ^.^
    freakishfaeon April 17, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song seems to be about Lucifer. I just can't figure the last part out (don't touch me)... Doesn't seem to make sense. *-*
    freakishfaeon July 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis one seems to fit in with "feathery wings" quite nicely... more of a dark side to it, if you will...
    ryuutenshion August 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPicture it as singing it to humanity, saying he enjoys ruling hell but at the same time is jealous of us being God's new favorite.
    traviswrdunbaron May 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMaybe the last verse is kind of like saying I don’t want to get close to humans, I am like a human.
    som3wh4td4m4g3don June 11, 2006   Link

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