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Metallica – Master Of Puppets lyrics

End of passion play
Crumbling away
I'm your source of self-destruction

Veins that pump with fear
Sucking darkest clear
Leading on your death's construction

Taste me you will see
More is all you need
Dedicated to
How I'm killing you

Come crawling faster
Obey your master
Your life burns faster
Obey your master
Master

Master of puppets
I'm pulling your strings
Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams

Blinded by me
You can't see a thing
Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream

Master
Master

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream
Master
Master

Needlework the way
Never you betray
Life of death becoming clearer

Pain monopoly
Ritual misery
Chop your breakfast on a mirror

Taste me you will see
More is all you need
Dedicated to
How I'm killing you

Come crawling faster
Obey your master
Your life burns faster
Obey your master
Master

Master of puppets
I'm pulling your strings
Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams

Blinded by me
You can't see a thing
Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream

Master
Master

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream
Master
Master, master, master, master...

[Bridge:]

(1st solo - James)

Master, master
Where's the dreams that I've been after?

Master, master
Promised only lies

Laughter, laughter
All I hear or see is laughter

Laughter, laughter
Laughing at my cries

Fix me!

(2nd solo - Kirk)

Hell is worth all that
Natural habitat
Just a rhyme without a reason

Never-ending maze
Drift on numbered days
Now your life is out of season

I will occupy
I will help you die
I will run through you
Now I rule you too

Come crawling faster
Obey your master
Your life burns faster
Obey your master

Master

Master of puppets
I'm pulling your strings
Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams

Blinded by me
You can't see a thing
Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream

Master
Master

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream
Master
Master

(Outro, random laughter to fade)



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    UnregisteredDec 4, 2013 at 8:07 pm
    Master of puppets is about how every one off us on this place we call homesweethome; all humanities garden of eden. We as human beings turn into puppets too our vices(addictions); our addictions become the dominant master aggresser off our lives. You 1st. Strtoutas the puppetmaster, and, aslifegoesby. You'll eventuallybecomeone off manypuppets controlled by the master takeover off sexdrugznrokknrollmuzikkk. Are-you-a=master of puppets or a puppetmaster? : by. Hollywood'sahomo1672.
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    MrHeadBangerMay 14, 2012 at 4:02 pm
    It's clearly about drugs. Examples: "chop your breakfast on a mirror" - a reference to cocaine, "needlework the way" - a reference to heroin, "your life burns faster" - a reference to how drugs bring you closer to death by shortening your lifespan every time you do them. You can derive a meaning about war or a meaning about politics all you want, but it is not the true meaning originally intended by the band.
  • Mans
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    MansJan 7, 2010 at 5:14 pm
    Musiclover655 you're taking this too close to heart, personally I like to leave out the politics and the meanings of things and just go on listening to stuff if I like it. But this song is about drug use, and you know drug use pulls you in and its hard to escape its grasp (the members of Metallica have been in and out of rehab, its simple). It feels good to do drugs at first, makes you feel free, but its an illusion because your body builds up a resistence to it, and you start using more to get the original feeling you had, then you crave it more and more and soon its the only thing in life that matters. Drug use also shortens your life span, killing you faster. See my point? Its about the struggles of drug use and how you are its puppet and how it rules you.
  • MusicLover655
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    MusicLover655Dec 22, 2009 at 12:54 am
    I saw this song's meaning as (And wish I hadn't) as referring to God / Jesus as being the master of puppets. And saying that he only promised lies and he isn't giving anyone their dreams, as in the verse: Where's the dreams I've been after? And also: Just Call My Name Cause I'll hear you scream. And the album cover where it shows the hands at the top, you'd figure they were supposed to be God's hands or something. I love this song, but when I figured this, It bothered me alot. I am a Christian.
  • Babylovesmetal
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    BabylovesmetalMar 3, 2010 at 5:56 pm
    Nothing againt musiclover but it is about drug abuse I can see how you got confused with thinking its about "god" see I could see it too but most metallica fans knows like me n my hubby and we are athiest and I hate that alot of christians wanna flip s*t like this song for instense you listened hard look at the lyrics but did no background check or anything or even you woulda felt like a tard after finding out that it was about drugs and frankly I might add if it was bout "god" this song would speak trueth.

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