Excised and anatomised, deviscerated disarray
The torso diverged with pride
Deftly amputated, evulsed limbs now defunct
The trunk imbrued, tatty stumps used as lugs
For a chondrin puzzle so quaint
Head and body decollate
A heaving mass so quiescent...

Scattered and scrambled, your teasement grows
- A bloody caricature to make whole
A squirming grisly jigsaw, detrital fragments fit so snug
- That missing piece will leave you stumped
Totally desassembled, nicely sliced and diced
- A cold mannequin once resembled
Real cranium teaser, carved from flesh and bone
- So mystifying...

Battered and diffused, with placating blows
- A human jigsaw to make whole
A sequacious pattern which once fitted so snug
- Joining together each dubious lump
Ravaged disassembly, neatly cubed and diced
- A cold mannequin reassembled
Astute brain teaser, incorporate flesh and bone
So mortifying...

An incessant game - methodically made
With each cumulative piecing - of commensated meat...

Bi-manual reconstruction, eldritch problem complete
A convented effigy
A pathological toy, each chunk rigorously
Inter mortis locking, as you pathogenically rot
Such a perplexing task
To fit the remains in the casket
Uliginous mess so quiescent...

(Lead: Human Jigsaw by W.G. Steer)
(Lead: A heaving organic puzzle by M. Amott)

An incessant game - methodically made
With each cumulative piece - of commensated meat...


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  • +2
    General CommentHaha, dumbass, he didn't mean the TV-show, he mean't the actual anatomy text book that was written in the 19th century. Plenty of time for the Carcass guys to read it. And this song could actually mean a jigsaw puzzle made out of human flesh.. and I love all the little puns in the lyrics, morbidly amusing.
    vaultdwelleron June 02, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentprax, actually, it was Gray's Anatomy as a reference. When they first came "onto the scene" people thought they were premed students. Not the case, they used Grays Anatomy to write music.
    Necronicon July 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about identification of a cadaver,and the puzzle that piecing it back together presents.
    Razormasticatoron June 13, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou're right, this song is killer, it has a fantastic riff, a brutal guitar tone and a fantastic guitar solo. Very nice indeed.
    Yorikon July 01, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI first heard this song at Church. Just kidding. This song plays in my head everytime I watch one of those gruesome beheadings done by those God fearing Muslims.....its also a song that makes me drive my car really fast. Especially the end where it slows down but the beat maintains a steady pounding that causes me to hallucinate. Carcass will do that. They are brutal yet subtle.
    Necronicon March 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanyone here thinks there was a heavy use of a thesaurus while writing the lyrics?
    prax22aon September 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfuck. i love carcass!
    grindcore at it's finest.
    olashredsmetalon August 04, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Commentok carcass broke up in 1995...so that grays anatomy thing is just wrong...
    fear-dubhon May 28, 2007   Link

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