"The Mincer" as written by David Francis Cross, Richard William Palmer James, Robert Fripp, William Scott Bruford and John Kenneth Wetton....
Fingers reaching,
Fingers reeking.

Jump for the scream,
Good night, honey.

You're all alone,
Baby, breathing.

They come better looking,
But they don't come mannered.

Lyrics submitted by neotemplar, edited by BaalZebub

"The Mincer" as written by James Richard William Palmer David Francis Cross

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    General CommentOh, my bad- seems I did them out of order. The correct lyrics are:
    Fingers reaching
    Linger shrieking
    Jump for the scream
    Goodnight honey
    You're all alone
    Baby breathing
    They come better looking
    But they don't come mannered

    Anyway, it seems to be about either
    a) a man leaving his lover after she has cheated on him with a man who is "better looking" but not "mannered" -or-
    b) a woman masturbating, because she realizes how difficult it is to find a man who has both those traits.
    neotemplaron June 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhat album is this off?
    Unsoundon December 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's from Starless and Bible Black.
    neotemplaron December 29, 2007   Link

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