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Many of [[Trent Reznor]]'s lyrics are thematically similar across songs and albums. This is an expansion of a list compiled at [http://www.echoingthesound.org/phpbbx/viewtopic.php?t=13785 ETS] by user "Christ".
 
Many of [[Trent Reznor]]'s lyrics are thematically similar across songs and albums. This is an expansion of a list compiled at [http://www.echoingthesound.org/phpbbx/viewtopic.php?t=13785 ETS] by user "Christ".
  
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==Abandonment/rejection==
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*[[Terrible Lie]]: "I'm all alone in a world you must despise" / "my morals left to decay"
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*[[Ringfinger]]: "you just leave me nailed here"
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*[[Suck]]: "all that was true is left behind"
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*[[Piggy]]: "you left me here I'm all alone"
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*[[Hurt (song)|Hurt]]: "the feelings disappear" / "everyone I know goes away in the end"
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*[[Closer]]: "help me get away from myself"
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*[[The Becoming]]: "even when I'm right with you I'm so far away" / "and he's left to decay"
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*[[I Do Not Want This]]: "if I could just reach you maybe I could leave this place"
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*[[Please]]: "push it away but it all comes back again" / "but it just left me dead" / "you can never leave me"
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*[[And All That Could Have Been (song)|And All That Could Have Been]]: "you won't find me here" / "take this and run far away" / "left with a trace of all that was"
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*[[The Day The World Went Away (song)|The Day The World Went Away]]: "all the insides left cold and gray"
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*[[Somewhat Damaged]]: "made the choice to go away" / "in the back, off the side, far away" / "all alone, by myself, where were you?"
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*[[The Big Come Down]]: "find a place with the failed and forgotten"
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*[[The Fragile (song)|The Fragile]]: "I can't watch her slip away"
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*[[Where Is Everybody?]]: "everything pushes me further away"
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*[[Disappointed]]: "Just get out of here"
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*[[Beside You In Time (song)|Beside You In Time]]: "I am all alone this time around"
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*[[Only (song)|Only]]: "yes, I am alone but then again I always was"
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*[[Right Where It Belongs]]: "and you're really all alone"
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*[[All The Love In The World]]: "hiding in the crowd I’m all alone" / "sometimes I get so lonely I could –"
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*[[Came Back Haunted (song)|Came Back Haunted]]: "I am not who I used to be"
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*[[Find My Way]]: "Now that you have gone away" / "Ghosts of who we used to be"
  
 
==Afraid to see==
 
==Afraid to see==
 
*[[Heresy]]: "he sewed his eyes shut because he is afraid to see"
 
*[[Heresy]]: "he sewed his eyes shut because he is afraid to see"
*[[Right Where It Belongs]]: "What if you could look right through the cracks / would you find yourself / find yourself afraid to see?"
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*Right Where It Belongs: "would you find yourself, find yourself afraid to see?"
 
*[[Capital G (song)|Capital G]]: "there's a lot of me inside you, maybe you're afraid to see"
 
*[[Capital G (song)|Capital G]]: "there's a lot of me inside you, maybe you're afraid to see"
  
==A Million Miles Away==
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==A million miles away==
*[[Hurt (song)|Hurt]]: "If I could start again a million miles away, I would keep myself. I would find a way"
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*Hurt: "If I could start again, a million miles away"
*[[All The Love In The World]]: "I've become a million miles aw(ay)"
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*All The Love In The World: "I've become a million miles aw(ay)"
 
*[[1,000,000]]: "I feel a million miles away"
 
*[[1,000,000]]: "I feel a million miles away"
  
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*[[Gave Up]]: "after everything I've done, I hate myself for what I've become"
 
*[[Gave Up]]: "after everything I've done, I hate myself for what I've become"
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]: "can you let your heart become central pump-house for all human feelings?"
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]: "can you let your heart become central pump-house for all human feelings?"
*[[Closer]]: "help me become somebody else"
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*Closer: "help me become somebody else"
*[[The Becoming]]: "I am becoming"
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*The Becoming
 
*Hurt: "what have I become, my sweetest friend?"  
 
*Hurt: "what have I become, my sweetest friend?"  
 
*[[We're In This Together (song)|We're In This Together]]: "I've become impossible"
 
*[[We're In This Together (song)|We're In This Together]]: "I've become impossible"
 
*[[Even Deeper]]: "just how damaged have I become?"
 
*[[Even Deeper]]: "just how damaged have I become?"
*[[The Great Below]]: "the destiny I've chose / all becoming clear"
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*[[The Great Below]]: "the destiny I've chose, all becoming clear"
*[[Where Is Everybody?]]:
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*Where Is Everybody?:"come on there has got to be someone, hasn't yet become so numb and succumb"
:"that hasn't yet become"
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*[[The New Flesh]]: "yes I am becoming" / "I've become"
:"come on there has got to be someone / hasn't yet become / so numb / and succumb"
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*[[The New Flesh]]: "yes I am becoming" and "I've become"
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*[[Me, I'm Not]]: "and it's hard to believe just what I've become"
 
*[[Me, I'm Not]]: "and it's hard to believe just what I've become"
*[[All the Love In the World]]: "I've become a million miles aw(ay)"
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*All the Love In the World: "I've become a million miles aw(ay)"
*[[Only (song)|Only]]: "I’m becoming less defined as days go by"
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*Only: "I’m becoming less defined as days go by"
*[[Vessel]]: "I am becoming something else / I am turning into God"
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*[[Vessel]]: "I am becoming something else, I am turning into God"
*10 Miles High: "I swore to God I'd never turn into you"
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*[[10 Miles High]]: "I swore to God I'd never turn into you"
*[[Head Down]]: "all your hate / what you’ve become"
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*[[Head Down]]: "all your hate, what you’ve become"
 
*[[Everything]]: "I've become something else"
 
*[[Everything]]: "I've become something else"
  
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*The New Flesh: "and this is how it all begins"
 
*The New Flesh: "and this is how it all begins"
 
*[[The Wretched]]: "back at the beginning"
 
*[[The Wretched]]: "back at the beginning"
*[[Please]]: "this is how it begins"
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*Please: "this is how it begins"
*[[And All That Could Have Been (song)|And All That Could Have Been]]: "ending what had begun"
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*And All That Could Have Been: "ending what had begun"
*The Beginning of the End
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*[[The Beginning Of The End]]
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*Came Back Haunted: "I'm afraid this has just begun"
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*[[All Time Low]]: "see this is where the fun begins"
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*Me, I'm Not: "I can't shut it off, this thing I've begun"
  
 
==Belonging==
 
==Belonging==
*[[Starfuckers, Inc. (song)|Starfuckers, Inc.]]: "now I belong / I'm one of the chosen ones"
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*[[Starfuckers, Inc. (song)|Starfuckers, Inc.]]: "now I belong, I'm one of the chosen ones"
*All The Love In The World: "watching all the insects march along / seem to know just right where they belong"
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*All The Love In The World: "watching all the insects march along, seem to know just right where they belong"
 
*[[You Know What You Are?]]: "go on get back to where you belong"
 
*[[You Know What You Are?]]: "go on get back to where you belong"
 
*[[With Teeth (song)|With Teeth]]: "you've finally found the place where you belong"
 
*[[With Teeth (song)|With Teeth]]: "you've finally found the place where you belong"
*[[Beside You In Time (song)|Beside You In Time]]: "everything is back where it belongs"
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*Beside You In Time: "everything is back where it belongs"
*Right Where It Belongs: "see the safety of the life you have built / everything where it belongs"
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*Right Where It Belongs: "see the safety of the life you have built, everything where it belongs"
 
*[[Home]]: "I return to the only place I've ever felt that I belong"
 
*[[Home]]: "I return to the only place I've ever felt that I belong"
*[[God Given]]: "You should get where you belong / everything you know is wrong"
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*[[God Given]]: "You should get where you belong"
  
==Beside You==
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==Beside you==
 
*We're In This Together: "the farther I fall I'm beside you"
 
*We're In This Together: "the farther I fall I'm beside you"
*[[Beside You In Time (song)]]
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*Beside You In Time
*[[Beside You In Time (halo)]]
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*[[Lights In The Sky (song)|Lights In The Sky]]: "I am staying right beside you"
*[[Lights In The Sky (song)|Light In The Sky]]: "I am staying right beside you"
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==Bleeding==
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==Blind==
*[[Ringfinger]]: "working my hands until they bleed"
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*Heresy (Blind)
*[[I Do Not Want This]]: "and nothing comes bleeding out of me just like a waterfall I'm drowning in"
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*[[Happiness In Slavery (song)|Happiness In Slavery]]: "the blind have been blessed with security"
*[[Reptile]]: "angels bleed from the tainted touch of my caress"
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*Suck: "once I could see now I am blind"
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*[[Ruiner]]: "those that you keep blind will suddenly realize"
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*Ringfinger: "wrap my eyes in bandages"
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*[[Running]]: "as good as blind"
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==Blood/bleeding==
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*[[March Of The Pigs (song)|March Of The Pigs]]: "stains like the blood on your teeth"
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*Ringfinger: "working my hands until they bleed"
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*I Do Not Want This: "and nothing comes bleeding out of me just like a waterfall I'm drowning in"
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*[[Reptile]]: "angels bleed from the tainted touch of my caress" / "she has the blood of reptile just underneath her skin"
 
*[[The Downward Spiral (song)|The Downward Spiral]]: "so much blood for such a tiny little hole"
 
*[[The Downward Spiral (song)|The Downward Spiral]]: "so much blood for such a tiny little hole"
 
*[[The Perfect Drug (song)|The Perfect Drug]]: "my blood wants to say hello to you"
 
*[[The Perfect Drug (song)|The Perfect Drug]]: "my blood wants to say hello to you"
 
*Where Is Everybody?: "pleading and needing and bleeding and breeding"
 
*Where Is Everybody?: "pleading and needing and bleeding and breeding"
*[[The Hand That Feeds (song)|The Hand That Feeds]]: "will you chew until it bleeds?"
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*[[The Hand That Feeds (song)|The Hand That Feeds]]: "will you chew until it bleeds?" / "for the blood on which we dine"
*[[Survivalism (song)|Survivalism]]: "all bruised and broken, bleeding / she asked to take my hand"
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*[[Survivalism (song)|Survivalism]]: "all bruised and broken, bleeding"
*[[My Violent Heart]]: "our blood will stay" and "our blood / our ways"
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*[[My Violent Heart]]: "our blood will stay" / "our blood, our grace"
 
*[[Letting You]]: "the dying left to bleed"
 
*[[Letting You]]: "the dying left to bleed"
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*[[In Two]]: "Bleed, have to purge, what you were"
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*The Becoming: "the blood has stopped pumping"
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*[[The Only Time]]: "the sweat in your eyes, the blood in your veins"
  
 
===Bleeding through===
 
===Bleeding through===
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*[[Every Day Is Exactly The Same (song)|Every Day Is Exactly The Same]]: "a little bit comes bleeding through"
 
*[[Every Day Is Exactly The Same (song)|Every Day Is Exactly The Same]]: "a little bit comes bleeding through"
 
*Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through"
 
*Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through"
 
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*Everything: "And his seed that bleeds right through to me"
==Blind==
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*[[Heresy]] (Blind)
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*[[Happiness In Slavery (song)|Happiness In Slavery]]: "the blind have been blessed with security"
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*[[Suck]]: "once I could see now I am blind"
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*[[Ruiner]]: "those that you keep blind will suddenly realize"
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*[[Ringfinger]]: "wrap my eyes in bandages"
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==Broken==
 
==Broken==
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*Gave Up: "still cannot fix this broken machine"
 
*Gave Up: "still cannot fix this broken machine"
 
*Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught in this big broken machine"
 
*Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught in this big broken machine"
*[[Piggy]]: "black and blue and broken bones / you left me here I'm all alone"
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*Piggy: "black and blue and broken bones"
 
*The Becoming: "he's covered with scabs, he is broken and sore"
 
*The Becoming: "he's covered with scabs, he is broken and sore"
 
*Hurt: "full of broken thoughts, I cannot repair"
 
*Hurt: "full of broken thoughts, I cannot repair"
*[[Somewhat Damaged]]: "broken bruised forgotten sore / too fucked up to care anymore"
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*Somewhat Damaged: "broken bruised forgotten sore"
 
*[[No, You Don't]]: "broken down see through soul"
 
*[[No, You Don't]]: "broken down see through soul"
*Survivalism: "all bruised and broken, bleeding / she asked to take my hand"
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*Survivalism: "all bruised and broken, bleeding"
 
*[[Echoplex]]: "I built this place with broken parts"  
 
*[[Echoplex]]: "I built this place with broken parts"  
  
 
===Bruised===
 
===Bruised===
*Head Like A Hole: "God Money let's go dancing on the backs of the bruised"
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*[[Head Like A Hole (song)|Head Like A Hole]]: "God Money let's go dancing on the backs of the bruised"
*Somewhat Damaged: "broken bruised forgotten sore / too fucked up to care anymore"
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*Somewhat Damaged: "broken bruised forgotten sore"
*Survivalism: "all bruised and broken, bleeding / she asked to take my hand"
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*Survivalism: "all bruised and broken, bleeding"
  
 
==Burning==
 
==Burning==
 
*[[Burn (song)|Burn]]
 
*[[Burn (song)|Burn]]
*Heresy: "burning with your god"
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*Heresy: "burning with your god in humility"
 
*The Big Come Down: "there is a hate that burns within"
 
*The Big Come Down: "there is a hate that burns within"
*Non-Entity: "Burning down the world, the ashes and debris"
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*[[Non-Entity]]: "Burning down the world, the ashes and debris"
*Sunspots: "peel off our skin we're gonna burn what we were to the ground"
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*[[Sunspots]]: "peel off our skin we're gonna burn what we were to the ground"
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*[[Various Methods Of Escape]]: "a place to bury every thing I did and burn it to the ground"
  
 
===Fire===
 
===Fire===
*Sanctified: "as the words spill out like fire from her lips"
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*[[Sanctified]]: "as the words spill out like fire from her lips"
 
*Gave Up: "wake up in flames"
 
*Gave Up: "wake up in flames"
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]: "can you flow with fire"
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]: "can you flow with fire"
 
*Survivalism: "you see your world on fire"
 
*Survivalism: "you see your world on fire"
*[[In This Twilight]]: "it is watching us, and the world we set on fire / do you wonder, if it feels the same?"
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*[[In This Twilight]]: "it is watching us, and the world we set on fire"
*[[My Violent Heart]]: "Into fire you can send us / From the fire we return"
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*My Violent Heart: "Into fire you can send us, from the fire we return"
 
*Sunspots: "fuck in the fire and we'll spread all the ashes around"
 
*Sunspots: "fuck in the fire and we'll spread all the ashes around"
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*Various Methods Of Escape: "the fire illuminates our final scene"
  
 
==Calling==
 
==Calling==
*Dead Souls: "They keep calling me"
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*[[Dead Souls]]: "They keep calling me"
*Even Deeper: "I hear them call I cannot stay the voice inviting me away"
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*Even Deeper: "I hear them call I cannot stay"
 
*Sunspots: "I hear it calling and I come cause I can’t disobey"
 
*Sunspots: "I hear it calling and I come cause I can’t disobey"
  
 
==Closeness==
 
==Closeness==
*[[Closer]]
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*Closer
 
*[[Closer to God (halo)]]
 
*[[Closer to God (halo)]]
 
*The Great Below: "ocean pulls me close"
 
*The Great Below: "ocean pulls me close"
 
*10 Miles High: "I'm getting closer all the time"
 
*10 Miles High: "I'm getting closer all the time"
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*[[While I'm Still Here]]: "Closest I have ever come"
  
 
==Cracks==
 
==Cracks==
 
*You Know What You Are?: "I tried to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
 
*You Know What You Are?: "I tried to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
*Getting Smaller: "can kind of see out the cracks when I press up to the wall"
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*[[Getting Smaller]]: "can kind of see out the cracks when I press up to the wall"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "what if you could look right through the cracks?"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "what if you could look right through the cracks?"
*Not So Pretty Now: "the cracks begin to show"
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*[[Not So Pretty Now]]: "the cracks begin to show"
 
*The Wretched: "the clouds will part and the sky cracks open"
 
*The Wretched: "the clouds will part and the sky cracks open"
 
==Crawling==
 
*Down In It: "I was swimming in the haze now I crawl on the ground"
 
*Getting Smaller: "I'd be happy to crawl"
 
*March Of The Pigs: "Crawl right up on your knees"
 
*My Violent Heart: "On hands and knees, we crawl"
 
*[[The Beginning Of The End]]: "Down on your knees"
 
*[[The Way Out Is Through]]: "But still we crawl"
 
*In This Twilight: "as it crawls across a final time"
 
*1,000,000: "kind of hard to see when you crawl"
 
  
 
==Decay==
 
==Decay==
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*The Becoming: "the blood has stopped pumping and he's left to decay"
 
*The Becoming: "the blood has stopped pumping and he's left to decay"
 
*Somewhat Damaged: "drink the fountain of decay"
 
*Somewhat Damaged: "drink the fountain of decay"
*[[The Day The World Went Away (song)|The Day The World Went Away]]: "but in his voice I heard decay"
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*The Day The World Went Away: "but in his voice I heard decay"
 
*[[Ripe (With Decay)]]
 
*[[Ripe (With Decay)]]
  
 
==Deserving==
 
==Deserving==
 
*Head Like A Hole: "You’re going to get what you deserve"
 
*Head Like A Hole: "You’re going to get what you deserve"
*Last: "pigs we get what pigs deserve"
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*[[Last]]: "pigs we get what pigs deserve"
*Meet Your Master: "Maybe you get what you deserve"
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*[[Meet Your Master]]: "Maybe you get what you deserve"
*Sin: "Carry out my sentence / I get what I deserve
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*[[Sin (song)|Sin]]: "Carry out my sentence, I get what I deserve"
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*In Two: "What you want, what you deserve"
  
==Disappearing; abandonment; loss; throw away==
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==Disappearing==
*[[Throw This Away]]
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*The Becoming: "all pain disappears"
*[[Head Like A Hole (song)|Head Like A Hole]]: "no you can't take that away from me"
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*[[Terrible Lie]]:
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:"don't take it away from me"
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:"I'm all alone in a world you must despise"
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:"my morals left to decay"
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*[[That's What I Get]]: "you took away all my self confidence"
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*[[Something I Can Never Have]]: "you make this all go away"
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*Ringfinger: "you just leave me nailed here"
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*Suck: "all that was true is left behind"
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*Gave Up: "give it to me I throw it away"
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*Wish: "I just threw it away"
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*[[Last]]: "I pissed it all away"
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*Piggy: "you left me here I'm all alone"
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*Hurt: "the feelings disappear" and "everyone I know goes away in the end"
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*Closer: "help me get away from myself"
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*The Becoming:
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:"even when I'm right with you I'm so far away"
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:"and he's left to decay"
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:"all pain disappears"
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*Reptile: "she leaves a trail of honey to show me where she's been"
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*Eraser: "find you" and "lose me"
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*I Do Not Want This: "if I could just reach you maybe I could leave this place"
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*[[Dead Souls]]: "someone take these dreams away"
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*[[Deep]]: "right here make it all disappear"
 
*[[Deep]]: "right here make it all disappear"
*We’re In This Together:
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*We’re In This Together: "well they've got to make it disappear"
:"well they've got to make it go away / well they've got to make it disappear"
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*The Great Below: "washes me away, makes me disappear"
:"as lost as I get I will find you"
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*Please: "I can disappear"
*The Great Below:
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*And All That Could Have Been: "maybe I'll disappear"
:"washes me away makes me disappear"
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*[[The Line Begins To Blur]]: "the more I disappear
:"I can still feel you even so far away"
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*Disappointed: "just get out of here, disappointed, disappear"
*Please:
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*All The Love In The World: "all the jagged edges disappear"
:"I can disappear"
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*Lights In The Sky: "I can’t disappear"
:"push it away but it all comes back again"
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*Running: "Just slip away and disappear"
:"but it just left me dead"
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:"you can never leave me"
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*The Day The World Went Away: "all the insides left cold and gray"
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*Somewhat Damaged:
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:"made the choice to go away"
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:"in the back / off the side / far away"
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:"all alone / by myself / where were you?"
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*[[The Big Come Down]]: "find a place with the failed and forgotten"
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*[[The Fragile (song)|The Fragile]]: "I can't watch her slip away"
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*Where Is Everybody?: "everything pushes me further away"
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*And All That Could Have Been:
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:"maybe I'll disappear"
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:"you won't find me here"
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:"take this and run far away"
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:"left with a trace of all that was"
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*Beside You In Time: "I am all alone this time around"
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*Only: "yes, I am alone / but then again I always was"
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*Right Where It Belongs: "and you really are alone"
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*All The Love In The World: "hiding in the crowd I’m all alone…sometimes I get so lonely I could –"
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:"all the jagged edges disappear / colors all look brighter when you’re near"
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*The Line Begins To Blur: "the more I disappear
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*My Violent Heart: "we will not go away"
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*In This Twilight: "let me take away your doubt"
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*Discipline: " feels like I’m losing touch"
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*[[Lights In The Sky (song)|Lights In The Sky]]: "I can’t disappear"
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*[[Came Back Haunted (song)|Came Back Haunted]]: "I am not who I used to be"
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*Find My Way:
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:"Now that you have gone away"
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:"Ghosts of who we used to be"
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*Disappointed:
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:"Just get out of here"
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:"Just disappear"
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==Disease==
 
==Disease==
 
*Terrible Lie: "my head is filled with disease"
 
*Terrible Lie: "my head is filled with disease"
 
*Suck: "this disease I give to myself"
 
*Suck: "this disease I give to myself"
*Reptile: "my disease my infection"
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*Reptile: "my disease, my infection"
 
*Ruiner: "wearing your disease"
 
*Ruiner: "wearing your disease"
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*In Two: "just become, your disease"
  
 
==Dragging/pulling/pushing==
 
==Dragging/pulling/pushing==
*[[Down In It (song)|Down In It]]: "it was pulling me down"
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*[[Down In It]]: "it was pulling me down"
 
*[[Mr. Self Destruct]]: "I drag you down I use you up"
 
*[[Mr. Self Destruct]]: "I drag you down I use you up"
*[[March Of The Pigs (song)|March Of The Pigs]]: "step right up / march / push"
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*March Of The Pigs: "step right up, march, push"
*The Perfect Drug: "pull the stars from the sky" and "dragging shaking me"
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*The Perfect Drug: "pull the stars from the sky" / "wrenching, dragging, shaking me"
 
*The Wretched: "just to push you down"
 
*The Wretched: "just to push you down"
 
*Please: "push it away but it all comes back again"
 
*Please: "push it away but it all comes back again"
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==Dreams==
 
==Dreams==
 
*[[Sanctified]]: "I still dream of lips I never should have kissed"
 
*[[Sanctified]]: "I still dream of lips I never should have kissed"
*Something I Can Never Have: "my favorite dreams of you still wash ashore"
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*[[Something I Can Never Have]]: "my favorite dreams of you still wash ashore"
 
*Terrible Lie: "seems like salvation comes only in our dreams"
 
*Terrible Lie: "seems like salvation comes only in our dreams"
*Suck: "don't want your dreams you try to sell"
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*Suck: "don't want the dreams you try to sell"
 
*Gave Up: "perfect little dream"
 
*Gave Up: "perfect little dream"
 
*Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the end of all your dreams"
 
*Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the end of all your dreams"
 
*Heresy: "he dreamed a god up"
 
*Heresy: "he dreamed a god up"
 
*The Becoming: "I'm stuck in this dream"
 
*The Becoming: "I'm stuck in this dream"
*Eraser: "dream you"
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*[[Eraser]]: "dream you"
 
*Even Deeper: "in a dream I'm a different me"
 
*Even Deeper: "in a dream I'm a different me"
 
*Dead Souls: "someone take these dreams away"
 
*Dead Souls: "someone take these dreams away"
 
*With Teeth: "It runs deeper than you dare to dream it could be"
 
*With Teeth: "It runs deeper than you dare to dream it could be"
*Head Down: "This is all a dream / and none of you are real"
+
*Head Down: "This is all a dream, and none of you are real"
*Right Where It Belongs: "What if all the world you think you know / Is an elaborate dream?"
+
*Right Where It Belongs: "What if all the world you think you know is an elaborate dream?"
 
*[[The Eater Of Dreams]]
 
*[[The Eater Of Dreams]]
  
 
==Drowning==
 
==Drowning==
*[[The Only Time]]: "and swim in it until I drown"
+
*The Only Time: "and swim in it until I drown"
 
*Last: "new sweat to drown me in"
 
*Last: "new sweat to drown me in"
 
*Fist Fuck: "help I'm drowning"
 
*Fist Fuck: "help I'm drowning"
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*Please: "sink until I drown"
 
*Please: "sink until I drown"
 
*The Great Below: "the currents have their say"
 
*The Great Below: "the currents have their say"
*[[Lights In The Sky (song)|Lights In The Sky]]: "watching you drown"
+
*Lights In The Sky: "watching you drown"
  
 
==Echo==
 
==Echo==
*Good Soldier: "Echoes out a beat and the bass goes"
+
*Good Soldier: "gunfire in the street echoes out a beat"
 
*Echoplex: "My voice just echoes off these walls"
 
*Echoplex: "My voice just echoes off these walls"
 
*Something I Can Never Have: "Echoing your voice just like the ringing in my ears"
 
*Something I Can Never Have: "Echoing your voice just like the ringing in my ears"
 
*Please: "echoing the sound"
 
*Please: "echoing the sound"
*[[Non-Entity]]: "The echoes in my eyes / Of all they used to see"
+
*Non-Entity: "The echoes in my eyes, of all they used to see"
*Echoing the Sound (forum)
+
 
*[[Copy Of A]]: "I am just an echo of an echo of an echo"
 
*[[Copy Of A]]: "I am just an echo of an echo of an echo"
  
==Eye==
+
==Eyes==
*Down In It: "just then a tiny little dot caught my eye" and "but the needle's already in my eye"
+
*Down In It: "just then a tiny little dot caught my eye" / "but the needle's already in my eye"
 
*Ringfinger: "wrap my eyes in bandages"
 
*Ringfinger: "wrap my eyes in bandages"
 
*The Only Time: "the sweat in your eyes"
 
*The Only Time: "the sweat in your eyes"
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*Happiness In Slavery: "don't open your eyes"
 
*Happiness In Slavery: "don't open your eyes"
 
*Heresy: "he sewed his eyes shut"
 
*Heresy: "he sewed his eyes shut"
*[[Only (song)|Only]]: "well the tiniest little dot caught my eye"
+
*Only: "well the tiniest little dot caught my eye"
 
*The Great Below: "all the world has closed her eyes"
 
*The Great Below: "all the world has closed her eyes"
 
*The New Flesh: "the blackest eyes"
 
*The New Flesh: "the blackest eyes"
 
*[[Memorabilia]]: "the look in your eye"
 
*[[Memorabilia]]: "the look in your eye"
*The Beginning of the End: "I got my mark / see it in my eyes"
+
*The Beginning of the End: "I got my mark, see it in my eyes"
*Non-Entity: "The echoes in my eyes / Of all they used to see"
+
*Non-Entity: "The echoes in my eyes, of all they used to see"
 
*[[Sunspots]]: "Sunspots cast a glare in my eyes"
 
*[[Sunspots]]: "Sunspots cast a glare in my eyes"
 +
*Came Back Haunted: "its smile is red and its eyes are black"
  
 
==Fading==
 
==Fading==
 
*Down In It: "what I used to think was me is just a fading memory"
 
*Down In It: "what I used to think was me is just a fading memory"
 
*Something I Can Never Have: "just a fading fucking reminder of who I used to be"
 
*Something I Can Never Have: "just a fading fucking reminder of who I used to be"
*And All That Could Have Been: "tracks will fade in the snow" and "gone, fading, everything"
+
*And All That Could Have Been: "tracks will fade in the snow" / "gone, fading, everything"
 
*Non-Entity: "now I'm afraid I'm fading out of sight"
 
*Non-Entity: "now I'm afraid I'm fading out of sight"
*Only: "I'm becoming less defined, as days go by / fading away, well..."
+
*Only: "I'm becoming less defined as days go by, fading away..."
*[[Getting Smaller]]: "I'm afraid I am starting to fade away"
+
*Getting Smaller: "I'm afraid I am starting to fade away"
 
*Beside You In Time: "I can feel me start to fade away"
 
*Beside You In Time: "I can feel me start to fade away"
*[[Not So Pretty Now]]: But you're just fading, and fading, and fading, and fading the fuck away"
+
*Not So Pretty Now: "But you're just fading, and fading, and fading, and fading the fuck away"
 
*Echoplex: "and I just slowly fade away"
 
*Echoplex: "and I just slowly fade away"
 +
 +
==Feel==
 +
*Suck: "how does it feel"
 +
*Gave Up: "forgot how it feels, well almost"
 +
*Fist Fuck: "oh you just wish I could feel that way too"
 +
*I Do Not Want This: "to those who know what it really feels like" / "don't you tell me how I feel, you don't know just how I feel"
 +
*Last: "still feel it all slipping away"
 +
*Memorabilia: "I know what it feels like"
 +
*The Big Come Down: "it feels like it keeps coming from the inside"
 +
*[[The Way Out Is Through]]: "we feel so small"
 +
*The Wretched / [[The Great Collapse]]: "now you know this is what it feels like"
 +
*The Hand That Feeds: "and you feel just fine"
 +
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I can feel their eyes are watching"
 +
*Only: "and I had this funny feeling"
 +
*Getting Smaller: "don’t know what to feel"
 +
*Sunspots: "I feel it coming" / "I have to apologize for the way I feel"
 +
*Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through" / "I can feel me start to fade away"
 +
*Right Where It Belongs: "feel the hollowness inside of your heart"
 +
*Home: "and it feels I’m getting to the end"
 +
*Me, I’m Not: "I feel it coming apart"
 +
*In This Twilight: "and it feels like, like it was a friend" / "do you wonder if it feels the same?" / "what it feels like, and I won't feel again" / "and the longing that you feel"
 +
*[[Discipline]]: "feels like I’m wearing down"
 +
*Hurt: "the feelings disappear"
 +
*Kinda I Want To: "I can't shake this feeling from my head"
 +
*1,000,000: "I feel a million miles away"
 +
*[[Demon Seed]]: "And I can feel it breathe"
 +
*Echoplex: "you feel me breathe, I am watching you"
 +
*The Great Below: "I can still feel you, even so far away"
 +
*My Violent Heart: "feel it coming now"
 +
*[[Underneath It All]]: "I can still feel you"
  
 
==Fist==
 
==Fist==
*Wish: "fist fuck"
+
*[[Wish (song)|Wish]]: "fist fuck"
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]
 
*Survivalism: "I got my fist I got my plan I got survivalism"
 
*Survivalism: "I got my fist I got my plan I got survivalism"
 
*Demon Seed: "And I will use my fist"
 
*Demon Seed: "And I will use my fist"
 
*Getting Smaller: "I think I'm losing my grip, but I can still make a fist"
 
*Getting Smaller: "I think I'm losing my grip, but I can still make a fist"
*Sin: "Your Kiss / Your Fist"
+
*Sin: "your kiss, your fist"
 
+
==Flesh==
+
*The New Flesh
+
*[[Complications Of The Flesh]]
+
*Terrible Lie: "my skin is begging you"
+
*Sin: "it gets under my skin"
+
*Ringfinger: "sever flesh and bone"
+
*Suck: "the temple walls are made of flesh"
+
*Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught"
+
*[[Vessel]]: "I let it get under my skin"
+
*March of the Pigs: "Take the skin and peel it back"
+
  
 
==God==
 
==God==
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*Heresy: "God is dead"  
 
*Heresy: "God is dead"  
 
*Home: "God knows how much I've tried to"  
 
*Home: "God knows how much I've tried to"  
*Maybe Just Once: "Oh God, what's coming to me?"  
+
*[[Maybe Just Once]]: "Oh God, what's coming to me?"  
 
*Right Where it Belongs: "Your devils and your gods, all the living and the dead"  
 
*Right Where it Belongs: "Your devils and your gods, all the living and the dead"  
 
*Ringfinger: "You just leave me nailed here hanging like Jesus on this cross"  
 
*Ringfinger: "You just leave me nailed here hanging like Jesus on this cross"  
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*The Wretched: "and God himself will reach his fucking arm through"
 
*The Wretched: "and God himself will reach his fucking arm through"
 
*The Beginning of the End: "God helps the ones who can help themselves"
 
*The Beginning of the End: "God helps the ones who can help themselves"
*The Good Soldier: "'Cause God is on our side"
+
*[[The Good Soldier]]: "'Cause God is on our side"
*Vessel: "I am a turning into God" and "My God...Oh my God"
+
*Vessel: "I am a turning into God" / "My God...Oh my God"
*[[God Given]]
+
*God Given
*Starfuckers inc.: "My god sits in the back of the limousine / My god comes in a wrapper of cellophane / My god pouts on the cover of the magazine / My god’s a shallow little bitch trying to make the scene"
+
*Starfuckers, Inc.: "My god sits in the back of the limousine, my god comes in a wrapper of cellophane, my god pouts on the cover of the magazine, my god’s a shallow little bitch trying to make the scene"
 
*Capital G: "Traded in my God for this one"
 
*Capital G: "Traded in my God for this one"
*Zero-Sum: "May God have mercy on our dirty little hearts"
+
*[[Zero-Sum]]: "May God have mercy on our dirty little hearts"
*Find My Way: "Pray the Lord my soul to take"
+
*Find My Way: "Lord my path has gone astray" / "Pray the Lord my soul to take" / "Oh dear Lord hear my prayer"
 +
*While I'm Still Here: "God forgive me if I cry"
  
 
==Greed==
 
==Greed==
*The Warning: "Your greed, self-importance and your arrogance"
+
*[[The Warning]]: "Your greed, self-importance and your arrogance"
*March Of The Pigs: "Please / greed / feed / (no time to hesitate)"
+
*March Of The Pigs: "Please, greed, feed (no time to hesitate)"
 
*Letting You: "Your politics of greed"
 
*Letting You: "Your politics of greed"
 
*Not So Pretty Now: "Keep trying to fill it all up with your greed"
 
*Not So Pretty Now: "Keep trying to fill it all up with your greed"
*[[Capital G]]: The title of the song refers to greed.
+
*Capital G: The title of the song refers to greed.
  
 
==Head==
 
==Head==
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*The Becoming: "goddamn this noise inside my head"
 
*The Becoming: "goddamn this noise inside my head"
 
*Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the voice inside your head"
 
*Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the voice inside your head"
*[[The Downward Spiral (song)|The Downward Spiral]]: "spilling out of my head"
+
*The Downward Spiral: "spilling out of my head"
 
*I Do Not Want This: "I have lived so many lives all in my head"
 
*I Do Not Want This: "I have lived so many lives all in my head"
 
*The Perfect Drug: "I got my head but my head is unraveling"
 
*The Perfect Drug: "I got my head but my head is unraveling"
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*The Good Soldier: "Right over my head"
 
*The Good Soldier: "Right over my head"
 
*Capital G: "now nod your head because you know that I’m right"
 
*Capital G: "now nod your head because you know that I’m right"
*[[The Great Destroyer]]: "nod your head / listen to the shit they pump into your head"
+
*[[The Great Destroyer]]: "nod your head" / "listen to the shit they pump into your head"
*[[Head Down]]
+
*Head Down
 +
*[[Satellite]]: "I'm inside your head"
 +
*Various Methods Of Escape: "A line of lyric looping in my head"
  
 
==Hiding==
 
==Hiding==
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*The Big Come Down: "there is no way I can hide"
 
*The Big Come Down: "there is no way I can hide"
 
*Where Is Everybody?: "when all I'm really doing is trying to hide"
 
*Where Is Everybody?: "when all I'm really doing is trying to hide"
*Somewhat Damaged: "is a place where I hide where I stay"
+
*Somewhat Damaged: "is a place where I hide, where I stay"
 
*No, You Don’t: "tries so hard to hide"
 
*No, You Don’t: "tries so hard to hide"
 
*The Fragile: "where we can run and hide"
 
*The Fragile: "where we can run and hide"
 
*All The Love In The World: "hiding in the crowd I’m all alone"
 
*All The Love In The World: "hiding in the crowd I’m all alone"
*You Know What You Are: "I have to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
+
*You Know What You Are?: "I have to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
*Love Is Not Enough: "well, it hides in the dark"
+
*[[Love Is Not Enough]]: "well, it hides in the dark"
 
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "well, I’ll hide it behind something"
 
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "well, I’ll hide it behind something"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "are you hiding in the trees?"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "are you hiding in the trees?"
*Me, I’m Not: "I define myself / by how well I hide"
+
*Me, I’m Not: "I define myself by how well I hide"
 
*The Good Soldier: "There's nowhere left to hide"
 
*The Good Soldier: "There's nowhere left to hide"
 +
*Running: "I'm running out of places I can hide from this, I'm running out of ways to keep on hiding this"
  
 
==Holes==
 
==Holes==
 
*Head Like A Hole
 
*Head Like A Hole
 
*Down In It: "now just this hole that's open wide"
 
*Down In It: "now just this hole that's open wide"
*Gave Up: "watching the hole it used to be mine"
+
*Gave Up: "watching the hole, it used to be mine"
 
*Wish: "I'm the one with this big fucking hole"
 
*Wish: "I'm the one with this big fucking hole"
 
*The Downward Spiral: "so much blood for such a tiny little hole"
 
*The Downward Spiral: "so much blood for such a tiny little hole"
 
*Hurt: "the needle tears a hole"
 
*Hurt: "the needle tears a hole"
*[[Big Man With A Gun]]: "maybe I'll put a hole in your head"
+
*Big Man With A Gun: "maybe I'll put a hole in your head"
 
*Deep: "there's a big black hole gonna eat me up someday"
 
*Deep: "there's a big black hole gonna eat me up someday"
 
*The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
 
*The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
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*No, You Don’t: "smiling in their faces while filling up the hole"
 
*No, You Don’t: "smiling in their faces while filling up the hole"
 
*Please: "it fills up the hole but it grows somewhere else instead"
 
*Please: "it fills up the hole but it grows somewhere else instead"
*You Know What You Are: "I have to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
+
*You Know What You Are?: "I have to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
 
*My Violent Heart: "there's bullet holes where my compassion used to be"
 
*My Violent Heart: "there's bullet holes where my compassion used to be"
 
*Not So Pretty Now: "you got a hole that you've got to feed"
 
*Not So Pretty Now: "you got a hole that you've got to feed"
  
==How it feels==
+
==Inside of me==
*Suck: "how does it feel"
+
*Vessel: "When I put you inside of me"
*Gave Up: "forgot how it feels well almost"
+
*Came Back Haunted: "They put something inside of me"
*Fist Fuck: "oh you just wish I could feel that way too"
+
*The Becoming: "hiding backwards inside of me" / "it's a part of me, it's inside of me"
*I Do Not Want This: "to those who know what it really feels like"
+
*Burn: "this thing inside of me" / "something inside of me"
*Last: "still feel it all slipping away"
+
*Heresy: "he tries to tell me what I put inside of me"
*Memorabilia: "I know what it feels like"
+
*Everything: "But this thing that lives inside of me"
*The Big Come Down: "it feels like it keeps coming from the inside"
+
*The Way Out Is Through: "we feel so small"
+
*The Wretched: "now you know this is what it feels"
+
*The Hand That Feeds: "and you feel just fine"
+
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I can feel their eyes are watching"
+
*Only: "and I had this funny feeling"
+
*Getting Smaller: "don’t know what to feel"
+
*Sunspots: "I feel it coming / I have to apologize for the way I feel"
+
*Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through / I can feel me start to fade away"
+
*Right Where It Belongs: "feel the hollowness inside of your heart"
+
*Home: "and it feels / I’m getting to the end"
+
*Me, I’m Not: "I feel it coming apart"
+
*In This Twilight: "and it feels like, like it was a friend / do you wonder if it feels the same? / what it feels like, and I won't feel again / and the longing that you feel"
+
*Discipline: "feels like I’m wearing down"
+
 
+
==I can/can't still feel==
+
*Fist Fuck: "oh you just wish I could feel that way too" and "can you let your heart become central pump-house for all human feelings?"
+
*Hurt: "the feelings disappear"
+
*Kinda I Want To: "I can't shake this feeling from my head"
+
*Light in the Sky: "I can feel it breathe"
+
*1,000,000: "I feel a million miles away"
+
*Demon Seed: "And I can feel it breathe"
+
*Beside You In Time: "Feel the little pieces bleeding through" and "I can feel me start to fade away"
+
  
==It keeps coming==
+
==Keeps (coming, calling, etc.)==
 
*The Wretched: "you can try to stop it but it keeps on coming"
 
*The Wretched: "you can try to stop it but it keeps on coming"
 
*The Big Come Down: "it feels like it keeps coming from the inside"
 
*The Big Come Down: "it feels like it keeps coming from the inside"
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*Right Where It Belongs: "You keep looking but you can’t find the woods"  
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "You keep looking but you can’t find the woods"  
 
*Survivalism: "I turned just keep on walking"
 
*Survivalism: "I turned just keep on walking"
 +
*Into The Void: "but myself keeps slipping away"
  
 
==Knees (down on or getting up off)==
 
==Knees (down on or getting up off)==
*The Hand That Feeds: "will you get up off your knees" and "will you stay down on your knees"
+
*The Hand That Feeds: "will you get up off your knees" / "will you stay down on your knees"
*The Beginning of the End: "down on your knees / you’ll be left behind"
+
*The Beginning of the End: "down on your knees, you’ll be left behind"
*My Violent Heart: "on hands and knees"
+
*My Violent Heart: "on hands and knees we crawl"
 
*March Of The Pigs: "crawl right up on your knees"
 
*March Of The Pigs: "crawl right up on your knees"
 
*Closer: "through every forest, above the trees, within my stomach, scraped off my knees"
 
*Closer: "through every forest, above the trees, within my stomach, scraped off my knees"
 
*Terrible Lie: "I'm on my hands and knees"
 
*Terrible Lie: "I'm on my hands and knees"
*Capital G: "well I used to stand for something/now i'm on my hands and knees"
+
*Capital G: "well I used to stand for something, now i'm on my hands and knees"
 
*1,000,000: "on your hands and your knees"
 
*1,000,000: "on your hands and your knees"
*Zoo Station (U2 Cover): "On my hands and knees"
+
*[[Zoo Station]]: "On my hands and knees"
 +
*The Good Soldier: "I keep telling myself"
 +
===Crawling===
 +
*Down In It: "I was swimming in the haze now I crawl on the ground"
 +
*Getting Smaller: "I'd be happy to crawl"
 +
*March Of The Pigs: "Crawl right up on your knees"
 +
*My Violent Heart: "On hands and knees, we crawl"
 +
*The Way Out Is Through: "But still we crawl"
 +
*In This Twilight: "as it crawls across a final time"
 +
*1,000,000: "kind of hard to see when you crawl"
  
 
==Loneliness==
 
==Loneliness==
 
*Terrible Lie: "I'm all alone in a world you must despise"
 
*Terrible Lie: "I'm all alone in a world you must despise"
*Piggy: "Black and blue and broken bones you left me here I'm all alone"
+
*Piggy: " you left me here I'm all alone"
 
*Reptile: "Need to contaminate to alleviate this loneliness"
 
*Reptile: "Need to contaminate to alleviate this loneliness"
*All The Love In The World: "Hiding in the crowd I'm all alone" and "Sometimes I get so lonely I could..."
+
*All The Love In The World: "Hiding in the crowd I'm all alone" / "Sometimes I get so lonely I could..."
 
*Beside You In Time: "I am all alone this time around"
 
*Beside You In Time: "I am all alone this time around"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "And you're really all alone"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "And you're really all alone"
 
*Vessel: "We will never be alone"
 
*Vessel: "We will never be alone"
 
*Only: "Yes I am alone"
 
*Only: "Yes I am alone"
 +
*Somewhat Damaged: "all alone, by myself, where were you?"
 +
 +
==Loss==
 +
*Eraser: "lose me"
 +
*In This Twilight: "let me take away your doubt"
 +
*Discipline: " feels like I’m losing touch"
 +
*Head Like A Hole: "no you can't take that away from me"
 +
*Terrible Lie: "don't take it away from me"
 +
*Last: "I pissed it all away" / "my head got lost along the way"
 +
*Dead Souls: "someone take these dreams away"
 +
*[[That's What I Get]]: "you took away all my self confidence"
 +
*Something I Can Never Have: "you make this all go away"
 +
*[[I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally]]: "thought he lost everything, then he lost a whole lot more" / "where did everything get lost"
 +
*Various Methods Of Escape: "I think I could lose myself in here"
 +
*[[The Persistence Of Loss]]
 +
*March Of The Pigs: "I think he's losing it"
 +
*All Time Low: "we lost too much along the way"
 +
*Piggy: "I lost my shit because of you"
 +
*Only: "you might say I'm losing focus"
 +
*Me, I'm Not: "and I'm losing control"
 +
*My Violent Heart: "and soon you'll lose the will to care"
 +
*Somewhat Damaged: "lost my faith in everything"
  
 
==Machines==
 
==Machines==
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*Down In It: "just a fading memory"
 
*Down In It: "just a fading memory"
 
*Hurt: "but I remember everything"
 
*Hurt: "but I remember everything"
*Memorabilia: "I have got to have a memory / I can't remember / give me your reminder"
+
*Memorabilia: "I have got to have a memory" / "I can't remember, give me a reminder"
 
*I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "I remember sometimes"
 
*I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "I remember sometimes"
*You Know What You Are: "remember where you came from / remember what you are"
+
*You Know What You Are?: "remember where you came from, remember what you are"
*Love Is Not Enough: "I can’t remember what it is / in your eyes is a place worth remembering"  
+
*Love Is Not Enough: "I can’t remember what it is" / "in your eyes is a place worth remembering"  
 
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I can’t remember how this got started"
 
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I can’t remember how this got started"
*Zero-Sum:
+
*Zero-Sum: "do you remember the time we" / "and I know you remember"
:"do you remember the time we"
+
*While I'm Still Here: "While we can, remember when"
:"and I know you remember"
+
*In Two: "I don't believe you can even remember which one you are"
 +
*[[I Would For You]]: "So long I can't remember when"
 +
*[[Purest Feeling (song)|Purest Feeling]]: "I wish I could remember everything she said"
  
==Naive==
+
==Naive/naïveté==
 
*That's What I Get: "To think that I was so naïve"
 
*That's What I Get: "To think that I was so naïve"
 
*Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the prayers of the naïve"
 
*Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the prayers of the naïve"
 
*The Hand That Feeds: "So naïve"
 
*The Hand That Feeds: "So naïve"
 
===Naïveté===
 
 
*I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "The flowers of naïveté"
 
*I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "The flowers of naïveté"
 
*My Violent Heart: "Standing there in all your grand naïveté"
 
*My Violent Heart: "Standing there in all your grand naïveté"
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*Piggy: "Nothing can stop me now, I don't care anymore"
 
*Piggy: "Nothing can stop me now, I don't care anymore"
 
*Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)
 
*Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)
*[[Ruiner]]: "You didn't hurt me nothing can stop me now"
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*Ruiner: "You didn't hurt me, nothing can stop me now"
 
*Big Man With A Gun: "Me and my fucking gun, nothing can stop me now"
 
*Big Man With A Gun: "Me and my fucking gun, nothing can stop me now"
 
*[[La Mer]]: "Rien ne peut m'arrêter maintenant" (Translates to "nothing can stop me now". Spoken in Creole French)
 
*[[La Mer]]: "Rien ne peut m'arrêter maintenant" (Translates to "nothing can stop me now". Spoken in Creole French)
*[[Sunspots]]: "And nothing can stop me now, and there is nothing to fear"
+
*Sunspots: "And nothing can stop me now, and there is nothing to fear"
 
*We're In This Together: "None of them can stop us now"
 
*We're In This Together: "None of them can stop us now"
 +
 +
==Pieces==
 +
*Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through"
 +
*And All That Could Have Been: "all these pieces and promises and left behinds"
 +
*The Perfect Drug: "it's not as much fun to pick up the pieces"
 +
*Copy Of A: "I am little pieces, pieces that we picked up on the way"
 +
*The Big Come Down: "try so hard to make the pieces all fit"
 +
*Various Methods Of Escape: "Little pieces of a plan"
 +
*Where Is Everybody?: "all the pieces don't fit"
 +
*Gave Up: "gonna smash myself to pieces"
 +
*Now I'm Nothing: "I smashed myself to pieces"
  
 
==Pigs==
 
==Pigs==
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*Heresy: "he made a virus that would kill off all the swine"
 
*Heresy: "he made a virus that would kill off all the swine"
 
*God Given: "we are the divine, separated from the swine"
 
*God Given: "we are the divine, separated from the swine"
*During [[Fragility]], Trent chanted "pig" before Reptile. This can be heard on the [[And All That Could Have Been (halo)|And All That Could Have Been]] DVD extra performance of Reptile.
+
*Le Pig studio
*[[Nothing Studios|Le Pig studio]]
+
*[[Pigface]]
+
  
 
==Piss==
 
==Piss==
*Last: "Worn out from giving it up my soul I pissed it all away"
+
*Last: "Worn out from giving it up, my soul I pissed it all away"
 
*The Warning: "Your greed, self-importance and your arrogance, you piss it all away"
 
*The Warning: "Your greed, self-importance and your arrogance, you piss it all away"
 
*The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
 
*The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
*Terrible Lie: "Hey God, I really don't know who I am / In this world full of piss". The lyrics are not included of the final cut of the song, but printed out as the original lyrics
+
*Terrible Lie: "Hey God, I really don't know who I am in this world full of piss". The lyrics are not included of the final cut of the song, but printed out as the original lyrics
  
 
==Profanity==
 
==Profanity==
 
===Fuck===
 
===Fuck===
*Something I Can Never Have: just a fading fucking reminder of who I used to be
+
*Something I Can Never Have: "just a fading fucking reminder of who I used to be"
*The Only Time: while the devil wants to fuck me in the back of his car
+
*The Only Time: "while the devil wants to fuck me in the back of his car"
*Wish: now there’s nothing more fucked up I could do / big time, hard line, bad luck, fist fuck / I’m the one with this big fucking hole
+
*Wish: "now there’s nothing more fucked up I could do" / "big time, hard line, bad luck, fist fuck" / "I’m the one with this big fucking hole"
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]
 
*[[Fist Fuck]]
*March of the Pigs: I want to fuck it up
+
*March of the Pigs: "I want to fuck it up"
*Closer: I wanna fuck you like an animal
+
*Closer: "I want to fuck you like an animal"
*Ruiner: the only pure thing left in my fucking world is wearing your disease / and maybe that fucked me up much more than you’ll ever know
+
*Ruiner: "the only pure thing left in my fucking world is wearing your disease" / "and maybe that fucked me up much more than you’ll ever know"
*I Do Not Want This: I want to fuck everyone in the world
+
*I Do Not Want This: "I want to fuck everyone in the world"
*Big Man With A Gun: just for the fuck of it / I’m hard as fucking steel / me and my fucking gun
+
*Big Man With A Gun: "just for the fuck of it" / "I’m hard as fucking steel" / "me and my fucking gun"
*Eraser: fuck you
+
*Eraser: "fuck you"
*The Downward Spiral: a lifetime of fucking things up fixed in one determined flash
+
*The Downward Spiral: "a lifetime of fucking things up fixed in one determined flash"
*Somewhat Damaged: fuck the rest and stab it dead / too fucked up to care anymore / where the fuck were you?
+
*Somewhat Damaged: "fuck the rest and stab it dead" / "too fucked up to care anymore" / "where the fuck were you?"
*The Wretched: and God himself will reach his fucking arm through
+
*The Wretched: "and God himself will reach his fucking arm through"
*Starfuckers Inc.: I am every fucking thing and just a little more
+
*Starfuckers, Inc.: "I am every fucking thing and just a little more"
*The Big Come Down: smash it apart just for the fuck of it
+
*The Big Come Down: "smash it apart just for the fuck of it"
*You Know What You Are: don’t you fucking know what you are
+
*You Know What You Are?: "don’t you fucking know what you are"
*Love Is Not Enough: I’ve gone all this fucking away
+
*Love Is Not Enough: "I’ve gone all this fucking away"
*Only: there is no fucking you
+
*Only: "there is no fucking you"
*Getting Smaller: I haven’t got fucking anything
+
*Getting Smaller: "I haven’t got fucking anything"
*Sunspots: fuck in the fire and we’ll spread all the ashes around
+
*Sunspots: "fuck in the fire and we’ll spread all the ashes around"
*Not So Pretty Now: But you're just fading, and fading, and fading, and fading the fuck away"
+
*Not So Pretty Now: "But you're just fading, and fading, and fading, and fading the fuck away"
*Capital G: Those motherfuckers didn't last too long
+
*Capital G: "those motherfuckers didn't last too long"
*1,000,000: blow my fucking brains out
+
*1,000,000: "blow my fucking brains out"
 +
*All Time Low: "your voice in fucking echo stereo" / "just how'd we fucking end up here?"
 +
*Now I'm Nothing: "I'm gonna fuck myself up" / "I fucked it all away"
  
 
===Shit===
 
===Shit===
*Piggy: lost my shit because of you
+
*Piggy: "lost my shit because of you"
*Ruiner: serving his shit to the flies
+
*Ruiner: "serving his shit to his flies"
*Hurt: I wear this crown of shit
+
*Hurt: "I wear this crown of shit"
*The Wretched: stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss
+
*The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
*Where Is Everybody: thought I really didn’t give a shit
+
*Where Is Everybody?: "thought I really didn’t give a shit"
*Capital G: Don't give a shit about the temperature in Guatemala
+
*Capital G: "Don't give a shit about the temperature in Guatemala"
*The Great Destroyer: Turn it up, listen to the shit they pump
+
*The Great Destroyer: "listen to the shit they pump into your head"
*You Know What You Are: you better take a good look cause I’m full of shit
+
*You Know What You Are?: "you better take a good look cause I’m full of shit"
  
 
==Purpose==
 
==Purpose==
*Copy Of A: "Imprinted with a purpose/A purpose that's become quite clear today"
+
*Copy Of A: "Imprinted with a purpose, a purpose that's become quite clear today"
 
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I think I used to have a purpose"
 
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I think I used to have a purpose"
 
==Putting something inside==
 
*Vessel: "When I put you inside of me"
 
*Came Back Haunted: "They put something inside of me"
 
  
 
==Realization==
 
==Realization==
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*The Perfect Drug: "my soul is so afraid to realize"
 
*The Perfect Drug: "my soul is so afraid to realize"
 
*Please: "and I realize it was all in my head"
 
*Please: "and I realize it was all in my head"
*Burn: "why did you put it there/did you not realize"
+
*Burn: "why did you put it there, did you not realize"
 
*Lights in the Sky: "I’ve come to realize we all have our place"
 
*Lights in the Sky: "I’ve come to realize we all have our place"
 +
*Love Is Not Enough: "the sooner we realize"
 +
*Ruiner: "those that you keep blind will suddenly realize"
  
==Said and Done==
+
==Said and done==
 
*The Great Below: "After all is said and done"
 
*The Great Below: "After all is said and done"
 
*Sunspots: "When everything is said and done"
 
*Sunspots: "When everything is said and done"
*[[Zero-Sum]]: "And soon it will be all said and done"
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*Zero-Sum: "And soon it will be all said and done"
  
 
==Scab==
 
==Scab==
*Only: "Well the tiniest little dot caught my eye and it turned out to be a scab/picking at that scab"
+
*Only: "Well the tiniest little dot caught my eye and it turned out to be a scab" / "picking at that scab"
 
*Something I Can Never Have: "Still picking at this scab"
 
*Something I Can Never Have: "Still picking at this scab"
 
*The Becoming: "He's covered with scabs and he is broken and sore"  
 
*The Becoming: "He's covered with scabs and he is broken and sore"  
  
==The Sea==
+
==Sea==
 
*Ringfinger: "deeper than the sea"
 
*Ringfinger: "deeper than the sea"
 
*La Mer: ("La Mer" is translated from French to literally "The Sea")
 
*La Mer: ("La Mer" is translated from French to literally "The Sea")
*The Great Below: "staring at the sea" and "ocean pulls me close"
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*The Great Below: "staring at the sea" / "ocean pulls me close"
 
*With Teeth (song): "the blackest sea"
 
*With Teeth (song): "the blackest sea"
  
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*Sin
 
*Sin
 
*Ringfinger: "I'm just dying for your sins"
 
*Ringfinger: "I'm just dying for your sins"
*Please: "all the flesh / all the sin"
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*Please: "all the flesh, all the sin"
 
+
==Slipping==
+
*That’s What I Get: "slipping on the tears"
+
*Deep: "you're slipping through"
+
*[[999,999]]: "How did I slip into (this)?"
+
*The Slip
+
===Slipping away===
+
*[[Slipping Away]]
+
*Now I'm Nothing: "I let it slip away now I'm nothing"
+
*Last: "still feel it all slipping away"
+
*The Becoming: "I might just slip away"
+
*Into The Void: "but myself keeps slipping away"
+
*The Fragile: "I can't watch her slip away"
+
  
 
==Skin==
 
==Skin==
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*Happiness In Slavery: "just words and so much skin"
 
*Happiness In Slavery: "just words and so much skin"
 
*[[Underneath The Skin]]
 
*[[Underneath The Skin]]
*[[The New Flesh]]
 
*[[Complications Of The Flesh]]
 
 
*March Of The Pigs: "take the skin and peel it back"
 
*March Of The Pigs: "take the skin and peel it back"
 
*Reptile: "just underneath her skin"
 
*Reptile: "just underneath her skin"
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*Somewhat Damaged: "shedding skin succumb defeat"
 
*Somewhat Damaged: "shedding skin succumb defeat"
 
*We're In This Together: "as they peel apart the skin"
 
*We're In This Together: "as they peel apart the skin"
*Please: "all the flesh all the sin"
+
*I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "his skin just wasn't thick enough"
*[[I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally]]: "his skin just wasn't thick enough"
+
 
*Deep: "your skin speaks up but your lips couldn't say it"
 
*Deep: "your skin speaks up but your lips couldn't say it"
 
*My Violent Heart: "our bones, our skin"
 
*My Violent Heart: "our bones, our skin"
 
*Vessel: "I let it get under my skin"
 
*Vessel: "I let it get under my skin"
 
*Terrible Lie: "my skin is begging you"
 
*Terrible Lie: "my skin is begging you"
 +
*Discipline: "I see you left a mark, up and down my skin"
 +
*Sunspots: "Peel off our skin we're gonna burn what we were to the ground"
 +
*All Time Low: "you barely even pierced the skin"
 +
 +
===Flesh===
 +
*The New Flesh
 +
*[[Complications Of The Flesh]]
 
*Ringfinger: "sever flesh and bone"
 
*Ringfinger: "sever flesh and bone"
 
*Suck: "the temple walls are made of flesh"
 
*Suck: "the temple walls are made of flesh"
*Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught"
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*Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught in this big broken machine"
*Discipline: "I see you left a mark / up and down my skin"  
+
*Please: "all the flesh, all the sin"
*Sunspots: "Peel off our skin we're gonna burn what we were to the ground"
+
 
 +
==Slipping/slipping away==
 +
*That’s What I Get: "slipping on the tears"
 +
*Deep: "you're slipping through"
 +
*[[999,999]]: "How did I slip into (this)?"
 +
*The Slip
 +
*[[Slipping Away]]
 +
*Now I'm Nothing: "I let it slip away, now I'm nothing"
 +
*Last: "still feel it all slipping away"
 +
*The Becoming: "I might just slip away"
 +
*Into The Void: "but myself keeps slipping away"
 +
*The Fragile: "I can't watch her slip away"
 +
*While I'm Still Here: "Falls apart, slips away"
 +
*Running: "Just slip away and disappear"
  
 
==Smash==
 
==Smash==
 
*March Of The Pigs: "I want to smash it up"
 
*March Of The Pigs: "I want to smash it up"
*Eraser: "Smash Me"
+
*Eraser: "smash me"
*Gave Up: "Smashed up my sanity, Smashed up integrity, Smashed up what I believed in, Smashed up what's left of me, Smashed up my everything, Smashed up all that was true, Gonna smash myself to pieces"
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*Gave Up: "Smashed up my sanity, smashed up integrity, smashed up what I believed in, smashed up what's left of me, smashed up my everything, smashed up all that was true, gonna smash myself to pieces"
 
*Now I'm Nothing: "I'm gonna smash myself to pieces"
 
*Now I'm Nothing: "I'm gonna smash myself to pieces"
*The Big Come Down: "Smash it apart"
+
*The Big Come Down: "Smash it apart just for the fuck of it"
*Love Is Not Enough: "To smash it apart"
+
*Love Is Not Enough: "for you to go and take this and smash it apart"
  
 
==Solipsism==
 
==Solipsism==
 
*I Do Not Want This: "I have lived so many lives all in my head"
 
*I Do Not Want This: "I have lived so many lives all in my head"
 
*Please: "the world is over and I realize it was all in my head"
 
*Please: "the world is over and I realize it was all in my head"
*Only: "you were never real to begin with / i just made you up..." and "there is no you / there is only me"
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*Only: "you were never really real to begin with, I just made you up to hurt myself" / "there is no you, there is only me"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "what if all the world you think you know is an elaborate dream?"
 
*Right Where It Belongs: "what if all the world you think you know is an elaborate dream?"
 
*Head Down: "this all a dream and none of you are real"
 
*Head Down: "this all a dream and none of you are real"
  
 
==Stopping==
 
==Stopping==
 +
''see also: [[Recurring lyrics#Nothing can stop me now|Nothing can stop me now]]''
 
*We’re In This Together: "none of them can stop us now"
 
*We’re In This Together: "none of them can stop us now"
 
*Sunspots: "but I can't stop what has begun"
 
*Sunspots: "but I can't stop what has begun"
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*Me, I’m Not: "hey, can we stop?"
 
*Me, I’m Not: "hey, can we stop?"
 
*Discipline: "you know once I start I cannot stop myself"
 
*Discipline: "you know once I start I cannot stop myself"
*Came Back Haunted: "Just can't stop / Came back ha-ha-haunted"
+
*Came Back Haunted: "Just can't stop, came back ha-ha-haunted"
  
 
==Tiny little dot==
 
==Tiny little dot==
* Down In It:
+
*Down In It: "Just then a tiny little dot caught my eye it was just about too small to see, but I watched it way too long and that dot was pulling me down"
:Just then a tiny little dot caught my eye it was just about too small to see
+
*Only: "Well the tiniest little dot caught my eye"
:But I watched it way too long and that dot was pulling me down
+
* Only:
+
:Well the tiniest little dot caught my eye
+
:And it turned out to be a scab
+
:And I had this funny feeling
+
:Like I just knew it's something bad
+
  
 
==That which could have or would have been==
 
==That which could have or would have been==
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*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I wish this could have been any other way"
 
*Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I wish this could have been any other way"
 
*La Mer: "I think I could have been someone"
 
*La Mer: "I think I could have been someone"
*Sunspots: "I think I could have been someone / but I can’t stop what has begun"
+
*Sunspots: "I think I could have been someone"
 +
*I Would For You: "There was a place that could have been"
 +
*While I'm Still Here: "Oh all the things that might have been"
  
==Throwing Away==
+
==Throwing away==
 
*Terrible Lie: "You made me throw it all away"
 
*Terrible Lie: "You made me throw it all away"
*Gave Up: "I throw it away"
+
*Gave Up: "give it to me, I throw it away"
 
*Last: "I want you to throw me away"
 
*Last: "I want you to throw me away"
 
*Throw This Away
 
*Throw This Away
  
 
==Used up==
 
==Used up==
*We’re In This Together: all used and beaten up
+
*We’re In This Together: "all used and beaten up"
*Love Is Not Enough: left for dead and all used up
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*Love Is Not Enough (rehearsal version): "left for dead and all used up"
*Head Down: all used up half way through
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*Head Down: "all used up half way through"
  
 
==Waking up==
 
==Waking up==
 
*Even Deeper: "I woke up today to find myself in the other place"
 
*Even Deeper: "I woke up today to find myself in the other place"
*Gave Up: "wake up / wake up in flames"
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*Gave Up: "wake up, wake up in flames"
 
*We’re In This Together: "awake to the sound"
 
*We’re In This Together: "awake to the sound"
 
*Home: "I awake to find I’m not at all where I should be"
 
*Home: "I awake to find I’m not at all where I should be"
 
*1,000,000: "I wake up on the floor"
 
*1,000,000: "I wake up on the floor"
 +
*Everything: "But this thing that lives inside of me will surely rise and wake"
  
 
==Waving goodbye==
 
==Waving goodbye==
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*[[Wave Goodbye Tour]]
 
*[[Wave Goodbye Tour]]
 
*Came Back Haunted: "I said goodbye"
 
*Came Back Haunted: "I said goodbye"
*[[Everything]]: "Wave goodbye, wish me well"
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*Everything: "Wave goodbye, wish me well"
  
 
[[Category: NIN Songs]]
 
[[Category: NIN Songs]]

Revision as of 03:20, 5 September 2013

Many of Trent Reznor's lyrics are thematically similar across songs and albums. This is an expansion of a list compiled at ETS by user "Christ".

Abandonment/rejection

Afraid to see

  • Heresy: "he sewed his eyes shut because he is afraid to see"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "would you find yourself, find yourself afraid to see?"
  • Capital G: "there's a lot of me inside you, maybe you're afraid to see"

A million miles away

  • Hurt: "If I could start again, a million miles away"
  • All The Love In The World: "I've become a million miles aw(ay)"
  • 1,000,000: "I feel a million miles away"

Becoming

  • Now I'm Nothing: "oh, what I have become!"
  • Gave Up: "after everything I've done, I hate myself for what I've become"
  • Fist Fuck: "can you let your heart become central pump-house for all human feelings?"
  • Closer: "help me become somebody else"
  • The Becoming
  • Hurt: "what have I become, my sweetest friend?"
  • We're In This Together: "I've become impossible"
  • Even Deeper: "just how damaged have I become?"
  • The Great Below: "the destiny I've chose, all becoming clear"
  • Where Is Everybody?:"come on there has got to be someone, hasn't yet become so numb and succumb"
  • The New Flesh: "yes I am becoming" / "I've become"
  • Me, I'm Not: "and it's hard to believe just what I've become"
  • All the Love In the World: "I've become a million miles aw(ay)"
  • Only: "I’m becoming less defined as days go by"
  • Vessel: "I am becoming something else, I am turning into God"
  • 10 Miles High: "I swore to God I'd never turn into you"
  • Head Down: "all your hate, what you’ve become"
  • Everything: "I've become something else"

Beginnings

  • The New Flesh: "and this is how it all begins"
  • The Wretched: "back at the beginning"
  • Please: "this is how it begins"
  • And All That Could Have Been: "ending what had begun"
  • The Beginning Of The End
  • Came Back Haunted: "I'm afraid this has just begun"
  • All Time Low: "see this is where the fun begins"
  • Me, I'm Not: "I can't shut it off, this thing I've begun"

Belonging

  • Starfuckers, Inc.: "now I belong, I'm one of the chosen ones"
  • All The Love In The World: "watching all the insects march along, seem to know just right where they belong"
  • You Know What You Are?: "go on get back to where you belong"
  • With Teeth: "you've finally found the place where you belong"
  • Beside You In Time: "everything is back where it belongs"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "see the safety of the life you have built, everything where it belongs"
  • Home: "I return to the only place I've ever felt that I belong"
  • God Given: "You should get where you belong"

Beside you

  • We're In This Together: "the farther I fall I'm beside you"
  • Beside You In Time
  • Lights In The Sky: "I am staying right beside you"

Blind

  • Heresy (Blind)
  • Happiness In Slavery: "the blind have been blessed with security"
  • Suck: "once I could see now I am blind"
  • Ruiner: "those that you keep blind will suddenly realize"
  • Ringfinger: "wrap my eyes in bandages"
  • Running: "as good as blind"

Blood/bleeding

  • March Of The Pigs: "stains like the blood on your teeth"
  • Ringfinger: "working my hands until they bleed"
  • I Do Not Want This: "and nothing comes bleeding out of me just like a waterfall I'm drowning in"
  • Reptile: "angels bleed from the tainted touch of my caress" / "she has the blood of reptile just underneath her skin"
  • The Downward Spiral: "so much blood for such a tiny little hole"
  • The Perfect Drug: "my blood wants to say hello to you"
  • Where Is Everybody?: "pleading and needing and bleeding and breeding"
  • The Hand That Feeds: "will you chew until it bleeds?" / "for the blood on which we dine"
  • Survivalism: "all bruised and broken, bleeding"
  • My Violent Heart: "our blood will stay" / "our blood, our grace"
  • Letting You: "the dying left to bleed"
  • In Two: "Bleed, have to purge, what you were"
  • The Becoming: "the blood has stopped pumping"
  • The Only Time: "the sweat in your eyes, the blood in your veins"

Bleeding through

  • Bleedthrough was the working title for With Teeth
  • Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "a little bit comes bleeding through"
  • Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through"
  • Everything: "And his seed that bleeds right through to me"

Broken

  • Broken
  • Gave Up: "still cannot fix this broken machine"
  • Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught in this big broken machine"
  • Piggy: "black and blue and broken bones"
  • The Becoming: "he's covered with scabs, he is broken and sore"
  • Hurt: "full of broken thoughts, I cannot repair"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "broken bruised forgotten sore"
  • No, You Don't: "broken down see through soul"
  • Survivalism: "all bruised and broken, bleeding"
  • Echoplex: "I built this place with broken parts"

Bruised

  • Head Like A Hole: "God Money let's go dancing on the backs of the bruised"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "broken bruised forgotten sore"
  • Survivalism: "all bruised and broken, bleeding"

Burning

  • Burn
  • Heresy: "burning with your god in humility"
  • The Big Come Down: "there is a hate that burns within"
  • Non-Entity: "Burning down the world, the ashes and debris"
  • Sunspots: "peel off our skin we're gonna burn what we were to the ground"
  • Various Methods Of Escape: "a place to bury every thing I did and burn it to the ground"

Fire

  • Sanctified: "as the words spill out like fire from her lips"
  • Gave Up: "wake up in flames"
  • Fist Fuck: "can you flow with fire"
  • Survivalism: "you see your world on fire"
  • In This Twilight: "it is watching us, and the world we set on fire"
  • My Violent Heart: "Into fire you can send us, from the fire we return"
  • Sunspots: "fuck in the fire and we'll spread all the ashes around"
  • Various Methods Of Escape: "the fire illuminates our final scene"

Calling

  • Dead Souls: "They keep calling me"
  • Even Deeper: "I hear them call I cannot stay"
  • Sunspots: "I hear it calling and I come cause I can’t disobey"

Closeness

Cracks

  • You Know What You Are?: "I tried to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
  • Getting Smaller: "can kind of see out the cracks when I press up to the wall"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "what if you could look right through the cracks?"
  • Not So Pretty Now: "the cracks begin to show"
  • The Wretched: "the clouds will part and the sky cracks open"

Decay

  • Terrible Lie: "my morals left to decay"
  • The Becoming: "the blood has stopped pumping and he's left to decay"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "drink the fountain of decay"
  • The Day The World Went Away: "but in his voice I heard decay"
  • Ripe (With Decay)

Deserving

  • Head Like A Hole: "You’re going to get what you deserve"
  • Last: "pigs we get what pigs deserve"
  • Meet Your Master: "Maybe you get what you deserve"
  • Sin: "Carry out my sentence, I get what I deserve"
  • In Two: "What you want, what you deserve"

Disappearing

  • The Becoming: "all pain disappears"
  • Deep: "right here make it all disappear"
  • We’re In This Together: "well they've got to make it disappear"
  • The Great Below: "washes me away, makes me disappear"
  • Please: "I can disappear"
  • And All That Could Have Been: "maybe I'll disappear"
  • The Line Begins To Blur: "the more I disappear
  • Disappointed: "just get out of here, disappointed, disappear"
  • All The Love In The World: "all the jagged edges disappear"
  • Lights In The Sky: "I can’t disappear"
  • Running: "Just slip away and disappear"

Disease

  • Terrible Lie: "my head is filled with disease"
  • Suck: "this disease I give to myself"
  • Reptile: "my disease, my infection"
  • Ruiner: "wearing your disease"
  • In Two: "just become, your disease"

Dragging/pulling/pushing

  • Down In It: "it was pulling me down"
  • Mr. Self Destruct: "I drag you down I use you up"
  • March Of The Pigs: "step right up, march, push"
  • The Perfect Drug: "pull the stars from the sky" / "wrenching, dragging, shaking me"
  • The Wretched: "just to push you down"
  • Please: "push it away but it all comes back again"
  • Where Is Everybody?: "everything pushes me further away"
  • We’re In This Together: "they pick and they pull"
  • The Great Below: "ocean pulls me close"

Dreams

  • Sanctified: "I still dream of lips I never should have kissed"
  • Something I Can Never Have: "my favorite dreams of you still wash ashore"
  • Terrible Lie: "seems like salvation comes only in our dreams"
  • Suck: "don't want the dreams you try to sell"
  • Gave Up: "perfect little dream"
  • Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the end of all your dreams"
  • Heresy: "he dreamed a god up"
  • The Becoming: "I'm stuck in this dream"
  • Eraser: "dream you"
  • Even Deeper: "in a dream I'm a different me"
  • Dead Souls: "someone take these dreams away"
  • With Teeth: "It runs deeper than you dare to dream it could be"
  • Head Down: "This is all a dream, and none of you are real"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "What if all the world you think you know is an elaborate dream?"
  • The Eater Of Dreams

Drowning

  • The Only Time: "and swim in it until I drown"
  • Last: "new sweat to drown me in"
  • Fist Fuck: "help I'm drowning"
  • The Becoming: "drowns out all I hear"
  • Heresy: "drowning in his own hypocrisy"
  • I Do Not Want This: "just like a waterfall I'm drowning in"
  • Please: "sink until I drown"
  • The Great Below: "the currents have their say"
  • Lights In The Sky: "watching you drown"

Echo

  • Good Soldier: "gunfire in the street echoes out a beat"
  • Echoplex: "My voice just echoes off these walls"
  • Something I Can Never Have: "Echoing your voice just like the ringing in my ears"
  • Please: "echoing the sound"
  • Non-Entity: "The echoes in my eyes, of all they used to see"
  • Copy Of A: "I am just an echo of an echo of an echo"

Eyes

  • Down In It: "just then a tiny little dot caught my eye" / "but the needle's already in my eye"
  • Ringfinger: "wrap my eyes in bandages"
  • The Only Time: "the sweat in your eyes"
  • Kinda I Want To: "maybe god will cover up his eyes"
  • Last: "look through these blackened eyes"
  • Happiness In Slavery: "don't open your eyes"
  • Heresy: "he sewed his eyes shut"
  • Only: "well the tiniest little dot caught my eye"
  • The Great Below: "all the world has closed her eyes"
  • The New Flesh: "the blackest eyes"
  • Memorabilia: "the look in your eye"
  • The Beginning of the End: "I got my mark, see it in my eyes"
  • Non-Entity: "The echoes in my eyes, of all they used to see"
  • Sunspots: "Sunspots cast a glare in my eyes"
  • Came Back Haunted: "its smile is red and its eyes are black"

Fading

  • Down In It: "what I used to think was me is just a fading memory"
  • Something I Can Never Have: "just a fading fucking reminder of who I used to be"
  • And All That Could Have Been: "tracks will fade in the snow" / "gone, fading, everything"
  • Non-Entity: "now I'm afraid I'm fading out of sight"
  • Only: "I'm becoming less defined as days go by, fading away..."
  • Getting Smaller: "I'm afraid I am starting to fade away"
  • Beside You In Time: "I can feel me start to fade away"
  • Not So Pretty Now: "But you're just fading, and fading, and fading, and fading the fuck away"
  • Echoplex: "and I just slowly fade away"

Feel

  • Suck: "how does it feel"
  • Gave Up: "forgot how it feels, well almost"
  • Fist Fuck: "oh you just wish I could feel that way too"
  • I Do Not Want This: "to those who know what it really feels like" / "don't you tell me how I feel, you don't know just how I feel"
  • Last: "still feel it all slipping away"
  • Memorabilia: "I know what it feels like"
  • The Big Come Down: "it feels like it keeps coming from the inside"
  • The Way Out Is Through: "we feel so small"
  • The Wretched / The Great Collapse: "now you know this is what it feels like"
  • The Hand That Feeds: "and you feel just fine"
  • Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I can feel their eyes are watching"
  • Only: "and I had this funny feeling"
  • Getting Smaller: "don’t know what to feel"
  • Sunspots: "I feel it coming" / "I have to apologize for the way I feel"
  • Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through" / "I can feel me start to fade away"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "feel the hollowness inside of your heart"
  • Home: "and it feels I’m getting to the end"
  • Me, I’m Not: "I feel it coming apart"
  • In This Twilight: "and it feels like, like it was a friend" / "do you wonder if it feels the same?" / "what it feels like, and I won't feel again" / "and the longing that you feel"
  • Discipline: "feels like I’m wearing down"
  • Hurt: "the feelings disappear"
  • Kinda I Want To: "I can't shake this feeling from my head"
  • 1,000,000: "I feel a million miles away"
  • Demon Seed: "And I can feel it breathe"
  • Echoplex: "you feel me breathe, I am watching you"
  • The Great Below: "I can still feel you, even so far away"
  • My Violent Heart: "feel it coming now"
  • Underneath It All: "I can still feel you"

Fist

  • Wish: "fist fuck"
  • Fist Fuck
  • Survivalism: "I got my fist I got my plan I got survivalism"
  • Demon Seed: "And I will use my fist"
  • Getting Smaller: "I think I'm losing my grip, but I can still make a fist"
  • Sin: "your kiss, your fist"

God

  • 10 Miles High: "I swore to God I'd never turn into you"
  • Closer: "You get me closer to God"
  • Head Like A Hole: "God Money I'll do anything for you"
  • Heresy: "God is dead"
  • Home: "God knows how much I've tried to"
  • Maybe Just Once: "Oh God, what's coming to me?"
  • Right Where it Belongs: "Your devils and your gods, all the living and the dead"
  • Ringfinger: "You just leave me nailed here hanging like Jesus on this cross"
  • Suck: "There is no God up in the sky tonight"
  • Terrible Lie: "Hey God!"
  • The Wretched: "and God himself will reach his fucking arm through"
  • The Beginning of the End: "God helps the ones who can help themselves"
  • The Good Soldier: "'Cause God is on our side"
  • Vessel: "I am a turning into God" / "My God...Oh my God"
  • God Given
  • Starfuckers, Inc.: "My god sits in the back of the limousine, my god comes in a wrapper of cellophane, my god pouts on the cover of the magazine, my god’s a shallow little bitch trying to make the scene"
  • Capital G: "Traded in my God for this one"
  • Zero-Sum: "May God have mercy on our dirty little hearts"
  • Find My Way: "Lord my path has gone astray" / "Pray the Lord my soul to take" / "Oh dear Lord hear my prayer"
  • While I'm Still Here: "God forgive me if I cry"

Greed

  • The Warning: "Your greed, self-importance and your arrogance"
  • March Of The Pigs: "Please, greed, feed (no time to hesitate)"
  • Letting You: "Your politics of greed"
  • Not So Pretty Now: "Keep trying to fill it all up with your greed"
  • Capital G: The title of the song refers to greed.

Head

  • Head Like A Hole
  • Terrible Lie: "my head is filled with disease"
  • Something I Can Never Have: "scraping through my head"
  • Kinda I Want To: "I can't shake this feeling from my head"
  • Suck: "I bow my head to confess"
  • Last: "my head got lost along the way"
  • Big Man With A Gun: "maybe I'll put a hole in your head"
  • The Becoming: "goddamn this noise inside my head"
  • Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the voice inside your head"
  • The Downward Spiral: "spilling out of my head"
  • I Do Not Want This: "I have lived so many lives all in my head"
  • The Perfect Drug: "I got my head but my head is unraveling"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "then my head fell apart"
  • Into The Void: "pictures in my head of the final destination"
  • Please: "the world is over and I realize it was all in my head"
  • The New Flesh: "and in my head this is how it all begins"
  • And All That Could Have Been: "I am locked in my head"
  • Get Down, Make Love: "you blow my head"
  • All The Love In The World: "they don’t sound as good outside my head"
  • Getting Smaller: "got my head on a spring"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "what if all the world’s inside of your head"
  • The Good Soldier: "Right over my head"
  • Capital G: "now nod your head because you know that I’m right"
  • The Great Destroyer: "nod your head" / "listen to the shit they pump into your head"
  • Head Down
  • Satellite: "I'm inside your head"
  • Various Methods Of Escape: "A line of lyric looping in my head"

Hiding

  • Terrible Lie: "there's nothing left for me to hide"
  • Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the hate you try to hide"
  • The Becoming: "hiding backwards inside of me"
  • The Big Come Down: "there is no way I can hide"
  • Where Is Everybody?: "when all I'm really doing is trying to hide"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "is a place where I hide, where I stay"
  • No, You Don’t: "tries so hard to hide"
  • The Fragile: "where we can run and hide"
  • All The Love In The World: "hiding in the crowd I’m all alone"
  • You Know What You Are?: "I have to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
  • Love Is Not Enough: "well, it hides in the dark"
  • Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "well, I’ll hide it behind something"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "are you hiding in the trees?"
  • Me, I’m Not: "I define myself by how well I hide"
  • The Good Soldier: "There's nowhere left to hide"
  • Running: "I'm running out of places I can hide from this, I'm running out of ways to keep on hiding this"

Holes

  • Head Like A Hole
  • Down In It: "now just this hole that's open wide"
  • Gave Up: "watching the hole, it used to be mine"
  • Wish: "I'm the one with this big fucking hole"
  • The Downward Spiral: "so much blood for such a tiny little hole"
  • Hurt: "the needle tears a hole"
  • Big Man With A Gun: "maybe I'll put a hole in your head"
  • Deep: "there's a big black hole gonna eat me up someday"
  • The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "tear a hole exquisite red"
  • No, You Don’t: "smiling in their faces while filling up the hole"
  • Please: "it fills up the hole but it grows somewhere else instead"
  • You Know What You Are?: "I have to patch up the cracks and the holes that I have to hide"
  • My Violent Heart: "there's bullet holes where my compassion used to be"
  • Not So Pretty Now: "you got a hole that you've got to feed"

Inside of me

  • Vessel: "When I put you inside of me"
  • Came Back Haunted: "They put something inside of me"
  • The Becoming: "hiding backwards inside of me" / "it's a part of me, it's inside of me"
  • Burn: "this thing inside of me" / "something inside of me"
  • Heresy: "he tries to tell me what I put inside of me"
  • Everything: "But this thing that lives inside of me"

Keeps (coming, calling, etc.)

  • The Wretched: "you can try to stop it but it keeps on coming"
  • The Big Come Down: "it feels like it keeps coming from the inside"
  • Please: "and it keeps repeating"
  • Dead Souls: "they keep calling me"
  • The Hand That Feeds: "I keep holding on to what I want to believe"
  • With Teeth: "keeps holding on"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "You keep looking but you can’t find the woods"
  • Survivalism: "I turned just keep on walking"
  • Into The Void: "but myself keeps slipping away"

Knees (down on or getting up off)

  • The Hand That Feeds: "will you get up off your knees" / "will you stay down on your knees"
  • The Beginning of the End: "down on your knees, you’ll be left behind"
  • My Violent Heart: "on hands and knees we crawl"
  • March Of The Pigs: "crawl right up on your knees"
  • Closer: "through every forest, above the trees, within my stomach, scraped off my knees"
  • Terrible Lie: "I'm on my hands and knees"
  • Capital G: "well I used to stand for something, now i'm on my hands and knees"
  • 1,000,000: "on your hands and your knees"
  • Zoo Station: "On my hands and knees"
  • The Good Soldier: "I keep telling myself"

Crawling

  • Down In It: "I was swimming in the haze now I crawl on the ground"
  • Getting Smaller: "I'd be happy to crawl"
  • March Of The Pigs: "Crawl right up on your knees"
  • My Violent Heart: "On hands and knees, we crawl"
  • The Way Out Is Through: "But still we crawl"
  • In This Twilight: "as it crawls across a final time"
  • 1,000,000: "kind of hard to see when you crawl"

Loneliness

  • Terrible Lie: "I'm all alone in a world you must despise"
  • Piggy: " you left me here I'm all alone"
  • Reptile: "Need to contaminate to alleviate this loneliness"
  • All The Love In The World: "Hiding in the crowd I'm all alone" / "Sometimes I get so lonely I could..."
  • Beside You In Time: "I am all alone this time around"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "And you're really all alone"
  • Vessel: "We will never be alone"
  • Only: "Yes I am alone"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "all alone, by myself, where were you?"

Loss

  • Eraser: "lose me"
  • In This Twilight: "let me take away your doubt"
  • Discipline: " feels like I’m losing touch"
  • Head Like A Hole: "no you can't take that away from me"
  • Terrible Lie: "don't take it away from me"
  • Last: "I pissed it all away" / "my head got lost along the way"
  • Dead Souls: "someone take these dreams away"
  • That's What I Get: "you took away all my self confidence"
  • Something I Can Never Have: "you make this all go away"
  • I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "thought he lost everything, then he lost a whole lot more" / "where did everything get lost"
  • Various Methods Of Escape: "I think I could lose myself in here"
  • The Persistence Of Loss
  • March Of The Pigs: "I think he's losing it"
  • All Time Low: "we lost too much along the way"
  • Piggy: "I lost my shit because of you"
  • Only: "you might say I'm losing focus"
  • Me, I'm Not: "and I'm losing control"
  • My Violent Heart: "and soon you'll lose the will to care"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "lost my faith in everything"

Machines

  • Pretty Hate Machine
  • Gave Up: "still cannot fix this broken machine"
  • Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught in this big broken machine"
  • Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the silencing machine"
  • The Becoming: "I beat my machine"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "this machine is obsolete"

Memory

  • Down In It: "just a fading memory"
  • Hurt: "but I remember everything"
  • Memorabilia: "I have got to have a memory" / "I can't remember, give me a reminder"
  • I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "I remember sometimes"
  • You Know What You Are?: "remember where you came from, remember what you are"
  • Love Is Not Enough: "I can’t remember what it is" / "in your eyes is a place worth remembering"
  • Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I can’t remember how this got started"
  • Zero-Sum: "do you remember the time we" / "and I know you remember"
  • While I'm Still Here: "While we can, remember when"
  • In Two: "I don't believe you can even remember which one you are"
  • I Would For You: "So long I can't remember when"
  • Purest Feeling: "I wish I could remember everything she said"

Naive/naïveté

  • That's What I Get: "To think that I was so naïve"
  • Mr. Self Destruct: "I am the prayers of the naïve"
  • The Hand That Feeds: "So naïve"
  • I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "The flowers of naïveté"
  • My Violent Heart: "Standing there in all your grand naïveté"

Nothing can stop me now

  • Piggy: "Nothing can stop me now, I don't care anymore"
  • Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)
  • Ruiner: "You didn't hurt me, nothing can stop me now"
  • Big Man With A Gun: "Me and my fucking gun, nothing can stop me now"
  • La Mer: "Rien ne peut m'arrêter maintenant" (Translates to "nothing can stop me now". Spoken in Creole French)
  • Sunspots: "And nothing can stop me now, and there is nothing to fear"
  • We're In This Together: "None of them can stop us now"

Pieces

  • Beside You In Time: "feel the little pieces bleeding through"
  • And All That Could Have Been: "all these pieces and promises and left behinds"
  • The Perfect Drug: "it's not as much fun to pick up the pieces"
  • Copy Of A: "I am little pieces, pieces that we picked up on the way"
  • The Big Come Down: "try so hard to make the pieces all fit"
  • Various Methods Of Escape: "Little pieces of a plan"
  • Where Is Everybody?: "all the pieces don't fit"
  • Gave Up: "gonna smash myself to pieces"
  • Now I'm Nothing: "I smashed myself to pieces"

Pigs

  • Piggy
  • March Of The Pigs
  • Last: "pigs we get what pigs deserve"
  • Heresy: "he made a virus that would kill off all the swine"
  • God Given: "we are the divine, separated from the swine"
  • Le Pig studio

Piss

  • Last: "Worn out from giving it up, my soul I pissed it all away"
  • The Warning: "Your greed, self-importance and your arrogance, you piss it all away"
  • The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
  • Terrible Lie: "Hey God, I really don't know who I am in this world full of piss". The lyrics are not included of the final cut of the song, but printed out as the original lyrics

Profanity

Fuck

  • Something I Can Never Have: "just a fading fucking reminder of who I used to be"
  • The Only Time: "while the devil wants to fuck me in the back of his car"
  • Wish: "now there’s nothing more fucked up I could do" / "big time, hard line, bad luck, fist fuck" / "I’m the one with this big fucking hole"
  • Fist Fuck
  • March of the Pigs: "I want to fuck it up"
  • Closer: "I want to fuck you like an animal"
  • Ruiner: "the only pure thing left in my fucking world is wearing your disease" / "and maybe that fucked me up much more than you’ll ever know"
  • I Do Not Want This: "I want to fuck everyone in the world"
  • Big Man With A Gun: "just for the fuck of it" / "I’m hard as fucking steel" / "me and my fucking gun"
  • Eraser: "fuck you"
  • The Downward Spiral: "a lifetime of fucking things up fixed in one determined flash"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "fuck the rest and stab it dead" / "too fucked up to care anymore" / "where the fuck were you?"
  • The Wretched: "and God himself will reach his fucking arm through"
  • Starfuckers, Inc.: "I am every fucking thing and just a little more"
  • The Big Come Down: "smash it apart just for the fuck of it"
  • You Know What You Are?: "don’t you fucking know what you are"
  • Love Is Not Enough: "I’ve gone all this fucking away"
  • Only: "there is no fucking you"
  • Getting Smaller: "I haven’t got fucking anything"
  • Sunspots: "fuck in the fire and we’ll spread all the ashes around"
  • Not So Pretty Now: "But you're just fading, and fading, and fading, and fading the fuck away"
  • Capital G: "those motherfuckers didn't last too long"
  • 1,000,000: "blow my fucking brains out"
  • All Time Low: "your voice in fucking echo stereo" / "just how'd we fucking end up here?"
  • Now I'm Nothing: "I'm gonna fuck myself up" / "I fucked it all away"

Shit

  • Piggy: "lost my shit because of you"
  • Ruiner: "serving his shit to his flies"
  • Hurt: "I wear this crown of shit"
  • The Wretched: "stuck in this hole with the shit and the piss"
  • Where Is Everybody?: "thought I really didn’t give a shit"
  • Capital G: "Don't give a shit about the temperature in Guatemala"
  • The Great Destroyer: "listen to the shit they pump into your head"
  • You Know What You Are?: "you better take a good look cause I’m full of shit"

Purpose

  • Copy Of A: "Imprinted with a purpose, a purpose that's become quite clear today"
  • Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I think I used to have a purpose"

Realization

  • Sin: "am I just too stupid to realize"
  • Gave Up: "it took you to make me realize"
  • Eraser (Denial; Realization)
  • The Perfect Drug: "my soul is so afraid to realize"
  • Please: "and I realize it was all in my head"
  • Burn: "why did you put it there, did you not realize"
  • Lights in the Sky: "I’ve come to realize we all have our place"
  • Love Is Not Enough: "the sooner we realize"
  • Ruiner: "those that you keep blind will suddenly realize"

Said and done

  • The Great Below: "After all is said and done"
  • Sunspots: "When everything is said and done"
  • Zero-Sum: "And soon it will be all said and done"

Scab

  • Only: "Well the tiniest little dot caught my eye and it turned out to be a scab" / "picking at that scab"
  • Something I Can Never Have: "Still picking at this scab"
  • The Becoming: "He's covered with scabs and he is broken and sore"

Sea

  • Ringfinger: "deeper than the sea"
  • La Mer: ("La Mer" is translated from French to literally "The Sea")
  • The Great Below: "staring at the sea" / "ocean pulls me close"
  • With Teeth (song): "the blackest sea"

Sin

  • Sin
  • Ringfinger: "I'm just dying for your sins"
  • Please: "all the flesh, all the sin"

Skin

  • Sin: "it gets under my skin"
  • Down In It (Skin)
  • Last: "fresh blood through tired skin"
  • Suck: "itches my skin right off my back"
  • Happiness In Slavery: "just words and so much skin"
  • Underneath The Skin
  • March Of The Pigs: "take the skin and peel it back"
  • Reptile: "just underneath her skin"
  • I Do Not Want This: "bamboo puncturing this skin"
  • Somewhat Damaged: "shedding skin succumb defeat"
  • We're In This Together: "as they peel apart the skin"
  • I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally: "his skin just wasn't thick enough"
  • Deep: "your skin speaks up but your lips couldn't say it"
  • My Violent Heart: "our bones, our skin"
  • Vessel: "I let it get under my skin"
  • Terrible Lie: "my skin is begging you"
  • Discipline: "I see you left a mark, up and down my skin"
  • Sunspots: "Peel off our skin we're gonna burn what we were to the ground"
  • All Time Low: "you barely even pierced the skin"

Flesh

  • The New Flesh
  • Complications Of The Flesh
  • Ringfinger: "sever flesh and bone"
  • Suck: "the temple walls are made of flesh"
  • Happiness In Slavery: "just some flesh caught in this big broken machine"
  • Please: "all the flesh, all the sin"

Slipping/slipping away

  • That’s What I Get: "slipping on the tears"
  • Deep: "you're slipping through"
  • 999,999: "How did I slip into (this)?"
  • The Slip
  • Slipping Away
  • Now I'm Nothing: "I let it slip away, now I'm nothing"
  • Last: "still feel it all slipping away"
  • The Becoming: "I might just slip away"
  • Into The Void: "but myself keeps slipping away"
  • The Fragile: "I can't watch her slip away"
  • While I'm Still Here: "Falls apart, slips away"
  • Running: "Just slip away and disappear"

Smash

  • March Of The Pigs: "I want to smash it up"
  • Eraser: "smash me"
  • Gave Up: "Smashed up my sanity, smashed up integrity, smashed up what I believed in, smashed up what's left of me, smashed up my everything, smashed up all that was true, gonna smash myself to pieces"
  • Now I'm Nothing: "I'm gonna smash myself to pieces"
  • The Big Come Down: "Smash it apart just for the fuck of it"
  • Love Is Not Enough: "for you to go and take this and smash it apart"

Solipsism

  • I Do Not Want This: "I have lived so many lives all in my head"
  • Please: "the world is over and I realize it was all in my head"
  • Only: "you were never really real to begin with, I just made you up to hurt myself" / "there is no you, there is only me"
  • Right Where It Belongs: "what if all the world you think you know is an elaborate dream?"
  • Head Down: "this all a dream and none of you are real"

Stopping

see also: Nothing can stop me now

  • We’re In This Together: "none of them can stop us now"
  • Sunspots: "but I can't stop what has begun"
  • The Line Begins To Blur: "isn’t anyone stopping me?"
  • My Violent Heart: "You cannot stop us all"
  • Me, I’m Not: "hey, can we stop?"
  • Discipline: "you know once I start I cannot stop myself"
  • Came Back Haunted: "Just can't stop, came back ha-ha-haunted"

Tiny little dot

  • Down In It: "Just then a tiny little dot caught my eye it was just about too small to see, but I watched it way too long and that dot was pulling me down"
  • Only: "Well the tiniest little dot caught my eye"

That which could have or would have been

  • The Wretched: "all the what abouts, and all the might have could have beens"
  • The Great Below: "for all we could have done, and all that could have been"
  • And All That Could Have Been
  • Every Day Is Exactly The Same: "I wish this could have been any other way"
  • La Mer: "I think I could have been someone"
  • Sunspots: "I think I could have been someone"
  • I Would For You: "There was a place that could have been"
  • While I'm Still Here: "Oh all the things that might have been"

Throwing away

  • Terrible Lie: "You made me throw it all away"
  • Gave Up: "give it to me, I throw it away"
  • Last: "I want you to throw me away"
  • Throw This Away

Used up

  • We’re In This Together: "all used and beaten up"
  • Love Is Not Enough (rehearsal version): "left for dead and all used up"
  • Head Down: "all used up half way through"

Waking up

  • Even Deeper: "I woke up today to find myself in the other place"
  • Gave Up: "wake up, wake up in flames"
  • We’re In This Together: "awake to the sound"
  • Home: "I awake to find I’m not at all where I should be"
  • 1,000,000: "I wake up on the floor"
  • Everything: "But this thing that lives inside of me will surely rise and wake"

Waving goodbye

  • Down In It: "I looked him right in the eye and said goodbye."
  • Now I'm Nothing: "Wave, wave, wave, wave goodbye"
  • With Teeth: "Wave goodbye to what you were"
  • Lights in the Sky: "The lights in the sky are waving goodbye"
  • Wave Goodbye Tour
  • Came Back Haunted: "I said goodbye"
  • Everything: "Wave goodbye, wish me well"