I knew this one girl
Drowned in her own curls
Candy colored swirls
That never seemed to end

I could not comprehend
Half what she said to me
So casually
All our tender ears would bend (?)

Tales of ritual self torture
She's making you abort your
Carefully laid plans
To make a final stand
Rest the world to hand (?)
Scoreless victory for serendipity

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Self Torture song meanings
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    General CommentAny corrections would be welcome.

    The violin theme on this song was also released as an instrumental on Fingerlings 3 as "The Water-Jet Cilice."
    Quisquillosoon April 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThese first two verses appear in slightly different form in the song Trepanation (no official release).
    Quisquillosoon April 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song was released again as "the water jet cilice" on the soldier on ep. one of my favorite AB songs, though not particularly deep in meaning to discuss here.
    mw828on January 20, 2008   Link

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