"Tier (english)" as written by Richard Z. Kruspe, Paul Landers, Till Lindemann, Doktor Christian Lorenz, Oliver Riedel, Christoph Doom Schneider and Juergen Engler....
What makes a man
What makes a man
Who's between man and beast?
Can't seperate the man
What

He will go to his daughter
She is young and as sweet as bait
And then he becomes like a dog
With his own flesh and blood he will mate

What do you
Feel in you?
What are you?
Nothing but a
Beast!

What makes the woman
What makes the woman
In between beast and man?
Can't seperate the man

She dips the feather in his blood
Writes herself a letter
A lifeless letter of her childhood
As her father slept with her

What do you
Feel in you?
What are you?
Nothing but a
Beast! (5x)


Lyrics submitted by John M

Tier (English) song meanings
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    General Commentummmm Incest?
    Trippy Mushroomon March 09, 2003   Link
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    General CommentYep, definately incest
    Jester89on March 15, 2003   Link
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    General Commentgotta b incest... onli rammstein :P they got some weird subjects
    duffon March 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentGod I love this song, the beat is cool, and the part where he says Nothing But a beast. Doch neuer ein teir? Idk if I got the spelling on that. But ya...
    SilasMoon89on June 26, 2003   Link
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    General CommentJust by lookin at the Lyrics i think the song is more about the personification of the basic animal Urges people get.
    Bullet Toothon April 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think that the song is all about the Basic Animal like urges that a man has. Just in this song the principle of Morality and Ethics have been forgotton to full fill those natural urges.
    Bullet Toothon April 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentpersonally, i think that even though it comes off as being about incest...however, maybe it was translated wrong, because sometimes saying "he got screwed" means that something happened to him, not necessarily sex, thus, it might be about how sometimes parents do things, like relocate for a job, and the kids hate the parents for it
    paxxaron April 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIf the meaning of this song isn't as deep as in other songs by them, then it's about rape. The father of a small girl forces her to sleep with him and that's why he is an animal. Because he can't tell the difference between human and animal (animals sometimes mate with their children as well). Then, when the girl is grown up and is writing herself a letter with his blood...I think it means that she took revenge to ease her pain.
    Jenna099on May 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commentim with jenna099 on this, its a really good song
    =Filth=on May 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYep and theyre calling the woman animal for killing him at the end .. So maybe she didn't kill him "in cold blood" rather than with animal like hatered.
    Durang0on October 10, 2006   Link

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