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The Mars Volta – Wax Simulacra lyrics

Came back to doubt yourself
But broke in two
They find it punctual
With Idle tooth
I'll find something
To shake by the roots

I crawl along the ceilings in your room
The cold is spinning thread to answer you
I need something made of freewill

Am I waiting now
Does my waiting howl

I bring an avalanche of Toltec bones
Contaminated cravings if you choose to
Play something that aches for a spill
Leave out the meat for that contact high
Inhale the vapors and let the hangman smile
For that something to shake by the roots

Am I waiting now
Does my waiting howl

Bring me the tame
Witness germinates in the child
That word of mouth stutters
Blink at the lonely dice

Don't know



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    AcousticNoise
    This song is short and a little difficult to interpret, I'll admit. This one also appears to be about a Demon. (Just in case you missed them, I've posted interpretations about the previous songs on the album. The rest are soon to come:].) It seems that whatever they are talking about was monitoring them before this song was written; "I crawl along the ceilings in your room./The cold is spinning thread to answer you./I need something made of freewill." Whatever is speaking is evidently very old. The Toltecs were several ancient city-states in the pre-columbian central Mexico area. These people are also known as the Aztecs, if that makes it any easier. Apparently this creature was some sort of God for these people and many sacrifices were made to it; "I bring an avalanche of Toltec bones..."
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      This song is short and a little difficult to interpret, I'll admit. This one also appears to be... Read more →

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