In the high life I've got this feeling now
I've got this horrible feeling
On the escalator they took it out on him
As the ridiculous world went by

Oh he is gone
He's my insatiable one

On the high wire dressed in a leotard
There wobbles one hell of a retard
On the escalator we shit paracetamol
As the ridiculous world goes by

Oh he is gone
He's my insatiable one
And he was my inflatable one


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My Insatiable One Lyrics as written by BRETT ANDERSON, BERNARD BUTLER

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    I guess it was inspired on Bret Easton Ellis' "Less than Zero" a Brett's favourite so includes all above refered: Brett's new kind of life, drugs, raves, anal sex, living on the edge... as that ridiculous world goes by

    eggyjscon February 27, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Can someone explain to me the paracetamol part? I don't get it.

    enolfon May 06, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Brett's said both that it's himself from Justine's perspective (in Love and Poison) and 'gay animal sex' (in Introducing the Band). I can't help wondering how those two reconcile.

    Nolion May 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Morrissey covered this song live.

    Respect.

    fourgangeron November 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    To quote Mr. Anderson, "This is a song about gay anal sex."

    I find it hard to disagree with him.

    Axaxaxas_mloon November 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I dunno, maybe you're thinking of "the drowners."

    MonkeySpineon November 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is about Brett from the perspective of Justine. The inflatable bit is a complete throwaway.

    fourgangeron August 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Yeah I agree with fourganger there...

    teapoton January 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I love this song--but I think it doesn't mean much of anything sensible. More like a surrealist painting, if you ask me.

    dogmanstaron August 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    Question

    I think Salvador Dali wanted a conjoined schizoid-analysis to render his Persistence of Memory incalculable. He found it in Sleep

    exobscuraon September 01, 2020   Link

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