"Sanctified" as written by and Michael Reznor....
It's still getting worse after everything I tried
What if I found a way to wash it all aside
What if she touches with those fingertips
As the words spill out like fire from her lips

If she says come inside I'll come inside for her
If she says give it all I'll give everything to her
I am justified
I am purified
I am sanctified

Inside you
Heaven's just a rumor she'll dispel.
As she walks me through the nicest parts of hell.
I still dream of lips I never should have never kissed
Well she knows exactly what I can't resist

If she says come inside I'll come inside for her
If she says give it all I'll give everything to her
I am justified
I am purified
I am sanctified

Inside you
I'm still caught up in another of her spells
Well she's turning me into someone else
Everyday I hope and pray this will end
But when I can I do it all again

And if she says come inside I'll come inside for her
If she says give it all I'll give everything to her
I am justified
I am purified
I am sanctified
Inside you

I am justified
I am purified
I am sanctified
Inside you


Lyrics submitted by sean, edited by TheBronze

"Sanctified" as written by Michael Reznor

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    General CommentThis means more than just a girl or cocaine.. Yeah, he wrote it with cocaine in mind or so I've heard from sources, but really.. Whenever you write a song, it usually applies to so many different things. So, when I look at this, I look at it as -my- addiction. Which, is what a lot of people do. I think it's addiction in general. Being so attatched to something that when the time comes to do it again, you won't say no. But.. Let me break down every single line for you! I have some time to waste.

    "it's still getting worse after everything i tried.
    (I can't stop. I've tried to but I need it more when I try.)
    what if i found a way to wash it all aside.
    (Is there a way to stop it? Can I get unaddicted?)
    what if she touches with those fingertips.
    (But, if I'm near it, if I touch it, will I do it anyways?)
    as the words spill out like fire from her lips.
    (She tells me it will be ok if I do it just once more.)


    Chorus: if she says come inside i'll come inside for her.
    (If I can do it, I will. Duh.)
    if she says five it all i'll give everything to her.
    (I will sacrifice everything just to do it.)
    i am justified.
    (He's trying to tell himself it's ok.)
    i am purified.
    (He's feeling better after he does it.)
    i am sanctified.
    (He feels at peace.)
    inside you

    Heaven's just a rumor she'll dispel.
    (It's a sin to do it, but he doesn't care when he does do it.)
    as she walks me through the nicest parts of hell.
    (The addiction is taking him to hell.)
    i still dream of lips i never should have never kissed.
    (He should have never done it, but he still wants to.)
    well she knows exactly what i can't resist
    (And.. again, he can't resist it.)

    Chorus

    i'm just caught up in another of her spells.
    ("She" makes it seem all right so he keeps doing it.)
    she's turning me into someone else.
    (The addiction is changing him.)
    everyday i hope and pray this will end.
    (he wants it to stop...)
    but when i can i do it all again
    (But, he doesn't have the willpower.)

    Chorus

    as surely as the blades course is run.
    (I interpret this as death.. As soon as he dies.)
    maybe my kingdom's finally come
    (Then, maybe he'll finally escape it.)
    punkedyouon May 06, 2003   Link

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