On the board and into the light
A creature presses me to go
For the same thing and this old pain
Catching my tears with laughter
And on the mat rots a young body
Where fate directs its puppets
For the same thing and this old pain
I know at last nothing's for free

On the board and into nothingness
everybody knows what remains at the end
the same thing and this old pain
driving me slowly into insanity
and on the mat rages the same war
still scorching my heart
the same thing and this old pain
I know at last

I will fuck!

[No more] - this old pain
[No more]
[No more] - this old pain

On the board and into the light
a creature presses me to go
for the same thing and the old grief
cathing my tears with laughter
and on the mat rots a young body
where fate directs its puppets
for the same thing and the old grief
I know at last

[No more] - this old pain


Lyrics submitted by John M

Das Alte Leid (English) song meanings
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    General CommentWonderful, Rock Hawk has given the right meaning of the song, he got it! I just can add that the other key word other than life and sex, is the delusion of love. Love is the master at the head of this fake mechanism of sex and life. Thank you.
    6linde6mann6on August 06, 2008   Link

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