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Mr. Self-Destruct

by Checkpoint Charlie
Obviously Paul Schrader and Takeshi Kitano are masters of these kinds of stories, of men who do all they can, whether they know it or not, to ensure their own doom. “I am the voice inside your head I am the lover in your bed I am the sex that you provide I am the hate you try to hide I take you where you want to go I give you all you need to know I drag you down, I use you up Mr. self-destruct…" “…I am the needle in your vein I am the high you can’t sustain I am the pusher, I’m a whore I am the need that you have for more I am the bullet in the gun (and I control you) I am the truth from which you run (and I control you) I am the silencing… Read more

Obviously Paul Schrader and Takeshi Kitano are masters of these kinds of stories, of men who do all they can, whether they know it or not, to ensure their own doom.

“I am the voice inside your head
I am the lover in your bed
I am the sex that you provide
I am the hate you try to hide

I take you where you want to go
I give you all you need to know
I drag you down, I use you up
Mr. self-destruct…"

“…I am the needle in your vein
I am the high you can’t sustain
I am the pusher, I’m a whore
I am the need that you have for more

I am the bullet in the gun (and I control you)
I am the truth from which you run (and I control you)
I am the silencing machine (and I control you)
I am the end of all your dreams (and I control you)…"

- Mr. Self Destruct, lyrics by Trent Reznor

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