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Slipknot – Snuff lyrics
Bury all your secrets in my skin,
Come away with innocence, and leave me with my sins,
The air around
me still feels like a cage,
And love is
just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...

So if you
love me,
Let me go,
And run away before I know,
My heart is just to
dark to care,
I can't destroy what isn't there,
Deliver me into my fate-
if I'm alone I cannot hate,
I don't deserve to have
My smile was taken long ago/if I can change I hope I never know,

I still press your letters
to my lips,
And cherish them in parts of me that savor every kiss,
I couldn't face a life without your light,
But all of that was ripped apart... When you refused to fight,

So save your breath. I will not
hear. I think I made it very clear,
You couldn't hate enough to love. Is that supposed to be enough?
I only wish you wern't my friend. Then I
could hurt you in the end.
I never claimed to be a saint...
My hope was banished long ago/it took the death of hope to let you go,


So break yourself against my stones,
And spit
your pity in my soul,
You never needed any help,
sold me out to save yourself,
And I wont listen to your shame,
You ran away-you're all the same,
Angels lie to keep control...
My love was punished long ago,
If you still care don't ever let
me know,
If you still care
don't ever let me know...

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  • d
    + 13
    Just to go along with my last post I believe that he is also saying that he wanted to be with her so badly he didn't want to be without her, but now he has to give that up because she is not willing to do what it takes to be with him. He wishes that he could somehow make her hurt and feel it how he does but he cares for her and doesn't want to do that. The only way he can move on is to let the hope of ever being with her go. It was easier on her and her life to not open up and love and be with him so in that she sold him out to save herself.
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  • U
    + 2
    The song is about a man addited to.heroin who is in love with a woman who leaves him while hes locked up cause she can no.longer deal with hus addiction and what it brings into their life. "Bury all your secrets in my skin come away with innocense and leave me with my sins" -hes talkin about ahooting up...."air around me still feels like a cage"-even though hes now.out he still feels like hes caged up like when he was locked up #press your letters lips...cherish every part of me and savor every kiss"- all the letters and visits she did that he still hold onto "heart is just to.dark to care"-heroin makes u feel cold from becoming lonely of everyone turnin their back on u eventually "couldnt face a life wothout your.light....ripped apart when unrefused to fight"- his world was the only.light but now.shes.gone and so is his light "death of ungo"-she was the only hope.he had to overcome.his addiction now.he had to.let that go to let her go "yoh couldnt hate enough to love...i only wish u werent my friend"- she couldnt hate heroin enough him.enough to get him over it and werent my friend so he could make.her hurt like he does....
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  • k
    + 2
    Ken Moseley
    I think that he is just talking about two parts of himself. His ID is broken into two distinct parts, Love and Hate. He pities himself for not being able to stop hating. The hating side of him knows that he has glimpsed love but couldn't allow it to take over and fill his life with light. I don't think that anyone else will ever know the meaning of this song, unless Corey Taylor lets us know. There are glimpses of duality in the video where he is the dark part and she is the light, but then at the end, she is him. The other people in the video notice the change and are taken aback. These lyrics are very heartfelt and can mean so many different things according to your own experiences. There likely is no wrong interpretation. I do have another theory that he is actually singing to 2 different people involved in this song, but I haven't taken the time to try to break the parts apart. The bottom line is that this song is epic. It should last for all eternity; it is just that good.
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  • holyfire93
    Its about a guy who undoubtedly loved this girl, who did nothing but lie and hurt him, but made things seem alright. When he realized that all she did was lie and create a monstrosity of a relationship, he loved her to much to leave her, so he is asking her to leave him without him knowing so he would not be able to chase her down and try to change things. He just wanted it all to end.
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  • e
    This song is the best. I love slipknot! The meaning behind this is the girl really ment a lot to him but he was hurt by a girl before and now cannot give his heart to this girl he is talking about now. He realizes she means a lot to him but he will never really be able to care for her so she leaves him and he hates himself but he can't change his ways. He doesn't care what she has to say to him because he's angry she left him and that she wouldn't stickwith him even though it's a tough situation. But he can never love her the way she wants him to love her.
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  • i
    - 2
    This is what snuff is like, let me give you this scenario: A guy was in-love with a girl, he admired her so much, the guy makes a mistake with another lady, he is so ashamed of himself he couldn't face her, he is not worth of her. Out of the misery he got himself into trouble and that is when the girl finally leaves him, she still loves him, a love not enough to go through with that kind of problem. He hated her and himself for that.
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  • j
    - 3
    I don't think there's a person out there who hasn't experienced what this song is all about and if you haven't, you haven't lived. I do miss the super hard slipknot but sometimes you just don't want to be super angry and you have to respect an artist for that. I love everything slipknot does. I only wish this song had come out sooner like almost a decade ago, because that's where I was in my life.
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  • g
    - 4
    Slipknot is amazing don't get me wrong I love them but. I gotta say that this and probably there whole All Hope Is Gone cd is to mainstream. Only a few screaming songs and a whole buncha soft ones. Whatever happened to songs like The Heretic Anthem, Eyeless, Everything Ends, and I am Hated. I jus wish they would go back underground. And I don't mean p***y metal. I mean hard core to tha bone gangsta rap-core/horror core screaming in tha mic metal.
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    • d
      + 13
      Just to go along with my last post I believe that he is also saying that he wanted to be with her... Read more →
    • U
      + 2
      The song is about a man addited to.heroin who is in love with a woman who leaves him while hes... Read more →

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