"You Know What You Are" as written by and Al/barker Jourgensen....
Don't try to reason
No words, no words
I've seen it all before
Don't cry because it is too late
We make some people think
That's all they need to get home
Now look into my eyes
I've seen the light

The star starts in the west
We have until we cry
Last time we offer
It's going to slaughter out
His covered eyes
Like in a really happy ending
Don't look into my eyes
You're gonna die

Please don't kill me now
In a house of guilty hate
We go around in circles
Ignore the pain
Ignore the terror
We saw the tears
Lost in their eyes

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"You Know What You Are" as written by Alien Jourgensen Al Jourgensen

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    General Commentlet me just add here that the vocal sample of the chorus screaming "you know what you are" is from the clint eastwood spaghetti western "the good, the bad and the ugly" at the very end of the movie. saw it a little bit ago and was like "wtf? ministry!"
    monkeycatton March 12, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgood song ...
    thistimeon October 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBest Ministry song, imo

    What a beat, and I love the vocal effects
    FaaipDeOaidon October 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI have no idea what it means, but it's my favorite off land of rape and honey. Agreed with above.
    DJgifon June 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentTo me it sounds like a reference to war and a soldier's observations. Could be wrong, though.
    Waltbjron August 29, 2013   Link
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    My InterpretationSkeksis from the Dark Crystal... that's who is singing this song.
    abraxas365on March 07, 2015   Link

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