Where is the person that could have been
Who, what took over, when did the end begin

Should we not prepare
For the uncertain
Mysteries of our life
Of our destiny

See things that are not there
Intruding voices
What went wrong to their
Picture perfect life
They once knew
Flattening of emotions

A mind shared by an uninvited stranger
Which comes and goes as choose to appear

Should we not prepare
For the uncertain
Mysteries of our life
Of our destiny

See things that are not there
Intruding voices
What went wrong to their
Picture perfect life
They once knew
Flattening of emotions

Should we not prepare
For the uncertain
Mysteries of our life
Of our destiny

See things that are not there
Intruding voices
What went wrong to their
Picture perfect life
They once knew
Flattening of emotions


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Flattening Of Emotions song meanings
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  • +2
    My OpinionThis thought is kinda simple, but I think it's about person that doesn't think about other people, he think he are only person in this world and that he is so perfect. Some beautiful day he's going crazy cos some reason and it's enormous shock to him.

    I think there is something deeper or more complicated meaning, but that's just guess.
    MeaningOfYouon June 09, 2015   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTo be me specific, I think it's about someone becoming a psychopath.
    Thundermaneon July 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHell of a song. It's pretty self-explanatory, though; it seems as if the song is about denial, or 'flattening of emotions'.
    Glomeon October 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about a typewriter that enjoys the solid beats of DJ Aphex Twin. He buys the album at a record shop and slowly loses his mind behind those crazy sounds. Eventually he decides to reverse the whole album and release it as his own work. This works very well and gets him on the Radio One playlist. When a minister points out that technically a typewriter has no hold over copyright stakes the typewriter loses all profit made from the single. The money goes instead to a small child in Harrogate who happened to have the same name as the typewriter.
    Wallamanageon April 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHoly shit...this song has such a brutal energy to it.
    Wallamanage, I usually find your additions comedic, and worthy of the time they take to read them, but this song, nay, this ALBUM (Human) deserves more respect than the amount that you are giving it.

    Anyways, I agree that this song is quite self-explanatory, that it is about denial, and having once lived a life that was so perfect, and then having it crushed with the movement of a metaphorical thumb...but even the fact that it is slightly simplistic detracts nothing at all from the fact that it is more insightful than most music that has ever been released (just like any other progressive Death song.)

    The only real flaw I find in this song is the structure of the writing. It's a bit basic (verse;pre-chorus;chorus;amazing guitar solo/s;verse;pre-chorus;chorus;etc...). Despite this however, the message behind the song is very strong, and suits the album well.
    havana4saleon November 11, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit is about a "picture perfect" person who goes insane ("intruding voices").
    death828on April 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit is about a "picture perfect" person who goes insane ("intruding voices").
    death828on April 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit is about a "picture perfect" person who goes insane ("intruding voices").
    death828on April 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmore*
    Thundermaneon July 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt appears as though Paranoid Schizophrenia plays a role in the flattening of emotions of this individual.

    Such a brutally awesome song.
    MetalNickon October 24, 2009   Link

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