Now dear children, pay close attention
I am the voice of the cushion
I have brought something along for you
Have torn it from my breast

With this heart, I have the force
To blackmail the eyelids
I sing until the day awakes
A bright light in the heavens
My heart burns

They come to you during the night
Devil's spirits black fairies
They crawl out of the cellar shaft
And see it become your bed

Now dear children, pay close attention
I am the voice of the kiss
I have brought something along for you
A bright light in the heavens
My heart burns

They come to you during the night
And steal your little hot tears
They wait until the moon awakes
And press you in my cold veins

Now dear children, pay close attention
I am the voice of the cushion
I sing until the day awakes
A bright light in the heavens
My heart burns

My heart burns


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    General Commentyes. origanally, this song was going to be about 'the little sandman' who comes and steals childrens scalps while they sleep, but ended up like this. Mutter is their best album besides Reise reise, because the words in the songs actually mean something. this is my favorite overall Rammstein song. a note to new fans- please learn a little German before posting about the lyrics. I myself am German, and these songs are a million times better in German if you understand them.
    Tapposon November 15, 2004   Link

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