(Erstes Geschoss)
Hier leben die Blinden, die glauben was sie sehen
Und die Tauben, die glauben was sie hören
Festgebunden auf einem Küchenhocker
Sitzt ein Irrer, der glaubt alles was er anfassen kann
(Seine Hände liegen im Schoß)

Zweites Geschoss
Rolle für Rolle
Rauhfaser tapeziert
In den Gängen stehen Mieter herum
Betrachten die Wände aufmerksam
Suchen darauf Bahn um Bahn
Nach Druck- und Rechtschreibfehlern
Könnten nicht mal ihren Namen entziffern

Auf ins nächste Geschoss
Welches, oh Wunder, nie fertiggestellt
Nur über die Treppe erreicht werden kann

Hier lagern Irrtümer, die gehören der Firma
Damit kacheln sie die Böden
An die darf keiner ran

Viertes Geschoss
Hier wohnt der Architekt, er geht auf in seinem Plan
Dieses Gebäude steckt voller Ideen
Es reicht von Funda- bis Firmament
Und vom Fundament bis zur Firma
Im Erdgeschoss
Befinden sich vier Türen, die führen direkt ins Freie
Oder besser gesagt in den Grundstein
Da kann warten wer will
Um zwölf kommt Beton
Grundsteinlegung!
Grundsteinlegung, Lüge, Lüge, Lüge
Gedankengänge sind gestrichen
In Kopfhöhe braun
Infam, katholisch violett
Zur besseren Orientierung

Dachgeschoss
Es hat einen Schaden
Im Dachstuhl sitzt ein alter Mann
Auf dem Boden tote Engel verstreut
(Deren Gesichter sehen ihm ähnlich)
Zwischen den Knien hält er ein Gewehr
Zielt auf seinen Mund
Und in den Schädel
Durch den Schädel
Und aus dem Schädel heraus
In den Dachfirst dringt
Das Geschoss
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut

Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut
Gott hat sich erschossen
Ein Dachgeschoss wird ausgebaut


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    General Comment

    I think this song is about tearing down old idols to create new ones. Death & re-birth.

    I have heard people make all kinds of very detailed interpretations about destruction of Christianity & the church and so forth and all kinds of references to Nietzsche, but I don't know that it's even that specific.

    The whole album this is from is very theatrical and probably purposely quite vague & symbolic, so it sort of defies exact interpretation anyway. Maybe the band have explained things more in interviews or something that I simply have not seen, but I think I prefer not knowing every detail anyway, mystery is half the fun.

    telegramsam17on June 13, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    What? No one has commented on this brilliant song?

    Best EN lines ever: "God has shot himself - Now the top floor can be renovated"

    azraelfarishtaon May 12, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    I don't speak german but this song is REALLY cool.

    DJgifon July 02, 2009   Link
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    Translation

    So the lyrics in english: (I try my best)

    First floor where the blind men live who belive in what they see and the doves who believe in what they hear, tied to a kitchen chair there is a maniac, who believes in what he can touch (his hands on his legs)

    Second floor roll for roll lenght for length woodchip wallpaper lodgers are standing in the corridor attentively starring at the walls lenght for lenght searching for typos and misprints but coulddn't even make out their own name

    Let's get to the next floor which, o wonder!, hasn't been finished yet only accessible by stairway

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    - the falsity here is property of the company they tile the floor with it and nobody is allowed to near himself to them

    4th floor here is the home of the architect succeeds in his plans this bilding is filled with ideas it ranges from fundament to canopy and from fundament to company

    in the ground floor there are four doors they lead out-of-doors or rather to the headstone here's the place to wait for everyone who wants to concrete's coming 12 o'clock groundbreaking ceremony train of thoughts aborted at face level fascistic infamous or catholic violet for better orientation

    Attic the roof is damaged there's an old man sitting in the truss death angels are laying on the ground (they look similar to him) he holds a gun between his legs and aims for his mouth and inside the head and outside the head and through the head the bullet soaks god has shot himself the attic gets extended god has shot himself the attic gets extented lie, lie the attic gets extended

    (Epilogue

    Basement: this is a cellar here do I live this is the darkness wet and comfortable this is a castle)

    pORG13ion December 04, 2010   Link

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