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Nate-dogg21
04-18-2006, 08:45 PM
Anyone having any luck with this?

FistFck
04-18-2006, 08:55 PM
what ive heard so far; its nowhere near filled in, just bits and pieces, maybe over time some of yall can fill them in at some point.
alrighty then
picture this if you will:

began at 2 am
and im ......

approching area 51,
and im clocked in
...
hes against me because im a flake,
....
and he put something inside of my birkenstocks,
....
holy fucking,
.....
then the x files began,
with some kind of blurry
.....
my bug eyes,
might be a big jaw,

so on his way, like an apparition

fuck me, fuck me, dead head, chemistry,

you are the chosen one, the one who willl deliver the message,
me the chosen one, me? they chose me? i didnt graduate from fucking high school

kill me x6

Xariable
04-18-2006, 09:47 PM
I quit. Maybe two years from now I'll hear it. Reminds me of Alice in Chains self-titled album interlude section of 'Sluge Factory'. I hear 'third eye' a lot.

One Dark Flame
04-18-2006, 09:51 PM
Does he swear in this cd at all??

FistFck
04-18-2006, 09:52 PM
lol yes

FistFck
04-18-2006, 09:53 PM
hey, looks like im following you around lol

One Dark Flame
04-18-2006, 09:53 PM
lol yes We get the f word back ay? Any other swear words??

One Dark Flame
04-18-2006, 09:55 PM
Also how many total f words??

FistFck
04-18-2006, 09:55 PM
he says "goddamn, i shit the bed" and im pretty sure fuck is in there somewhere.

One Dark Flame
04-18-2006, 09:59 PM
he says "goddamn, i shit the bed" and im pretty sure fuck is in there somewhere.
Are you serious?? He shit the bed?? And is there more then one song with swear words or just one?? And I kinda like that your following me cause your being very helpful :()

grizz441
04-18-2006, 11:07 PM
Are you serious?? He shit the bed?? And is there more then one song with swear words or just one?? And I kinda like that your following me cause your being very helpful :()

I always use that saying "shit the bed" Not sure if all of you are aware what it means. It's pretty funny thing to say, just means like "fuck me". Shit the BED!

Vicenza
04-18-2006, 11:54 PM
you know what, i was trying to pinpoint it, but yes...it does sound like a mother f'in alice in chains song....

come on dude....
there's so much to discuss about this album, and like this find...some of it just ain't what i was expecting from a post lateralus tool release.

MentalMidget
04-19-2006, 12:41 AM
I LOVEEE TOOLL!!! This album is FUCKING AWESOME. People here seem to forget that TOOL is a band. Being in a band is about having fun and I can tell they did.

vyparhz
04-19-2006, 01:11 AM
theres exactly 23.5 swear words on this album

THE HOLY NUMBER!!!!!!

Vicenza
04-19-2006, 01:14 AM
theres exactly 23.5 swear words on this album

THE HOLY NUMBER!!!!!!

oh shit! here comes another conspiracy thread....hang on to your pants!

∆mitis
04-19-2006, 05:02 AM
Alrighty then
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 am
And i get up to get a box of kripy kreams
[?] area 51,
contemplating the whole
[?] flame
[?]
and he put something inside of my birkenstocks,
[?]
holy fucking shit,
[?]
Then the x files began,
with some kind of blurry
[?]
My bug eyes,
might be a big jaw,
[?]

So on his way, like an apparition [?]

Fuck me, fuck me, dead head, chemistry.
[?]

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some [?"___ Spooning"], he revealed to me his singular purpose.
He said: “You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message.
A message of hope for those who choose to hear and a warning for those who do not.”
“Me the chosen one, me? They chose me? I didn’t even graduate from fucking high school.”

Kill me (x6) ? (Should’ve been)

Then you looked right through me
With somniferous almond (?) eyes.
Don’t even know what that means
Must remember to write it down.
This is so real,
Like the time [?] away.
See my hear is racing,
‘Cuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.
It was so real.
Like I'd woke up in Wonderland.
Awesome and terrifying
And I want to be all alone.

Well I'll tell you a story
And can anyone tell me why?
[?]
Will I ever be coming down?

This is so real.
Finally it's my lucky day.
See my heart is racing,
‘Cuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.

You believe me don’t you?
Please believe what I just said.
See the dead angel and… (?)
And this wasn’t all in my head.

[?]
[?]
And they showed me something.
[?] begin.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
I’m out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead ?
Can’t remember what they said.
Goddamn should’ve been.

Hey.
I…
High…
Oh…

Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
I’m out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead?
Sunkist/Sunkissed(?) and Sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared.
Won’t help to bring dead.
Can’t remember what they said.
Goddamn, should’ve been.

Can’t remember what they said.
Kill me.
Can’t remember what they said.
Kill me. (x2)
Can’t remember what they said.
I am [?] can’t remember what it had.

No, oh no, no… [?]

Goddamn, should’ve been.


EDIT: updated with what has been contributed so far.

Chuck_Of_Wah
04-19-2006, 05:11 AM
9:28

Sunkist/Sunkissed(?), Sudafed
Gyroscopes 'n infrared

awaking
04-19-2006, 06:01 AM
i hear something about orange slices and needles spooning before the choose one lines

erg0
04-19-2006, 06:03 AM
My hearing of the little section around 8:38

Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 06:08 AM
sunkist, sudafed, gyroscopes n' infra red. good job to whoever figured out gyroscopes. lol i could get that one.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 06:08 AM
My hearing of the little section around 8:38

Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.


shit my bed again. typical. ;) great job with that section.

slicknickshady
04-19-2006, 06:10 AM
Goddamn, shouldíve been.

It's Really

"Goddamn, Shit the bed"

xmorteferoz
04-19-2006, 06:12 AM
Updated lyrics: so far...

Alrighty then
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 am
And ím [?]



He definitely says something about a "get up to get box of Krispy Kremes" in there.

erg0
04-19-2006, 06:14 AM
Another snippet at 3:56:

Can't breathe right now.
It was so real
Like I'd woke up in Wonderland
Awesome but terrifying
And I want to be all alone.

Well I'll tell you a story
And can anyone tell me why
[?]
Will I ever be coming down?

This is so real.
Finally it's my lucky day
See my heart is racing,
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 06:15 AM
Alrighty then
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 am
And i get up to get a box of kripy kreams
.............................. area 51,
contemplating the whole
......................................flame.

xmorteferoz
04-19-2006, 06:16 AM
ďAnd after calming me down with some orange slices and some [?"___ Spooning"] , he revealed to me his singular purpose. He said: you are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message.
A message of hope for those who choose to hear and a warning for those who do not.Ē
ďMe the chosen one, me? They chose me? I didnít even graduate from fucking high school.Ē

Updated.

erg0
04-19-2006, 06:34 AM
I had "orange slices and ghost booty", but it's getting late so who knows :P

One more bit and I'm done

At 3:24:
"Then you looked right through me
with somniferous [almond?] eyes"

xmorteferoz
04-19-2006, 06:38 AM
Hopefully Maynard will get pissed enough at us butchering his lyrics to post the real ones.

Also, I don't hear "apparition" around 1:35. I hear "Aborigine," which makes more sense if we're going with the Alien/Raelian theory.. Considering the alleged stature of the alien that Rael made contact with.

CroyezAuRien
04-19-2006, 07:05 AM
It's Really

"Goddamn, Shit the bed"

That's what I heard lol.

CroyezAuRien
04-19-2006, 07:16 AM
'so on his way, like an apparition
he had me crying out'

auralassassin
04-19-2006, 07:18 AM
Not the most POWERful words... but the way that he sings this part:

Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead?
Sunkist/Sunkissed(?) and Sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared.
Wonít help to bring dead.
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shouldíve been.

MY FUCKING GOD, MAN!!!

Thats the most powerful bit of singing he's ever done... that one chorus right there!!!

FistFck
04-19-2006, 07:27 AM
keep it up guys. were actually getting somewhere with this intro, and its been less than 24 hours.

Reverend Max
04-19-2006, 07:28 AM
I hear something like:

contemplating the whole
[?] flame
[?] they will expect us here, [?] this


and:

I canít remember what they said.
Kill me.
Canít remember what they said.
Kill me. (x2)
A hero [?]
Canít remember what they said.
Kill me.
Canít remember what they said.

and also:

Don't know, oh no.
Don't know, oh no.
...

xmorteferoz
04-19-2006, 07:29 AM
After the "approaching area 51" line is definitely something about "contemplating the world."

tangent
04-19-2006, 07:30 AM
omfg this is hilarious lmfao...

CroyezAuRien
04-19-2006, 07:35 AM
why doesn't someone just use adobe encore or something and slow it down lol
I would but I didn't bring my computer home.
This way is more fun anyway.

xmorteferoz
04-19-2006, 07:41 AM
why doesn't someone just use adobe encore or something and slow it down lol
I would but I didn't bring my computer home.
This way is more fun anyway.

I am, right now. And doing a little noise reduction too. I'll post it in a minute.

It makes things much clearer.

Also, it's not so much the speed of him talking that makes it hard to pick up, but the music over his voice.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 07:42 AM
why doesn't someone just use adobe encore or something and slow it down lol
I would but I didn't bring my computer home.
This way is more fun anyway.


ill try it now. good idea

CroyezAuRien
04-19-2006, 07:42 AM
Cheers. That will save me doing it lol.
I love encore lol.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 07:49 AM
began at 2 am
and i fueled eating up an entire box of krispy kremes


lol got that so far. im pretty sure thats right.

xmorteferoz
04-19-2006, 07:50 AM
Okay. Here. I also slowed down the "apparition" line. It sounds much more like "Aborigine" this way.

http://download.yousendit.com/8B8331967B3FC2E8

K In Yo Mouf
04-19-2006, 07:55 AM
All the Timez Where u Have It As "Goddamn Shouldve Been", Itz Really "Goddamn Shit the Bed"...

At Least Thatz Wat I'm Hearin An A Few Otherz Have...

FistFck
04-19-2006, 07:57 AM
began at 2 am
and i fueled eating up an entire box of krispy kremes
and i might eat enough/it up,
as i saw area 51,
contemplating the multitudes of the most flaming stuff ive ever seen
and then it ripped the sky wide open,
and ive never seen a place like this,
i do believe i punctured or died or something within my birkenstocks (?)

Wachen Sie Auf x4 (wake up, in german)

then the x files people who were in some kind of blurry,

FistFck
04-19-2006, 07:59 AM
sorry, ill keep editing the one above instead of making new ones

Spaceman Spiff
04-19-2006, 08:07 AM
theres exactly 23.5 swear words on this album

THE HOLY NUMBER!!!!!!
OMG, that's the number of degrees of latitude between the Equator and the Tropic of Cancer (or Capricorn) !!!1111!!!

mike tyson
04-19-2006, 08:10 AM
"And I want to be all alone."

It's "I don't want to me all alone."

Ertai
04-19-2006, 08:59 AM
HOLY FUCKHOLY FUCKHOLY FUCKHOLY FUCK

KFJ
04-19-2006, 09:44 AM
Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again. Typical.


My new favorite part of the album...

Attila
04-19-2006, 10:15 AM
Strapped down to my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead?
Sunkist and Sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared.
Won't help. I'm brain dead.
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shit the bed.

Andorion
04-19-2006, 11:01 AM
Someone explain "Shit the bed" please? He's so high he shit in his bed? He got scared in bed, figuratively shit it? Hospital bed?

adda da suh
04-19-2006, 11:33 AM
Maybe it a funny way to say "I dropped the ball" on the info the aliens gave me, I had the info, then dammit I forgot it I shit the bed, screwed the pooch etc...???

ChrisV
04-19-2006, 12:37 PM
i still think this about a bad trip, but whats to say he didnt think he was getting abducted by aliens when it happened.

bullet proof
04-19-2006, 12:56 PM
began at 2 am
and i fueled eating up an entire box of krispy kremes
and i might eat enough/it up,
as i saw area 51,
contemplating the multitudes of the most flaming stuff ive ever seen
and then it ripped the sky wide open,
and ive never seen a place like this,
i do believe i punctured or died or something within my birkenstocks (?)

Wachen Sie Auf x4 (wake up, in german)

then the x files people who were in some kind of blurry,

It sounds like "holy fuckin' shit" to me, not the German line that you have.

Also, I'm hearing:

then the x files team moved on to some kind of ... with isabella rosselini ...
.. about my bug eyes, my gaping jaw, ... and all I can remember thinking was ...

9th Phoenix
04-19-2006, 01:10 PM
But I forgot my pen.

I think it might be "pan" instead of "pen." As in, bedpan.

ThenYouBoughtOne
04-19-2006, 01:17 PM
Someone explain "Shit the bed" please? He's so high he shit in his bed? He got scared in bed, figuratively shit it? Hospital bed?

Ahem... naturally, I wasn't the guy... but I have known people who have, ahem, shit the bed whilst tripping balls...

Seriously though, hallucinogens (at least my experiences with mushrooms and LSD) do tend to fuck around with your digestive system. Mushrooms much more so than LSD, I've noticed. So, I'd say yeah, he was so high that he did in fact shit the bed.

erg0
04-19-2006, 01:29 PM
I think it might be "pan" instead of "pen." As in, bedpan.

I stand by "pen", not because I can hear it clearly (it does sound somewhat like "pan"), but because it fits into the context - i.e. the previous line refers to writing something down.

9th Phoenix
04-19-2006, 01:31 PM
I stand by "pen", not because I can hear it clearly (it does sound somewhat like "pan"), but because it fits into the context - i.e. the previous line refers to writing something down.

Good point. Don't know why I didn't notice that.

hbynoe
04-19-2006, 01:36 PM
lmao you all make me laugh

toology514
04-19-2006, 02:01 PM
Alrighty then
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 am
And i get up to get a box of kripy kreams
[?] area 51,
contemplating the whole
[?] flame
[?]
and he put something inside of my birkenstocks,
[?]
holy fucking shit,
[?]
Then the x files began,
with some kind of blurry
[?]
My bug eyes,
might be a big jaw,
[?]

So on his way, like an apparition [?]

Fuck me, fuck me, dead head, chemistry.
[?]

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some [?"___ Spooning"], he revealed to me his singular purpose.
He said: ďYou are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message.
A message of hope for those who choose to hear and a warning for those who do not.Ē
ďMe the chosen one, me? They chose me? I didnít even graduate from fucking high school.Ē

Kill me (x6) ? (Shouldíve been)

Then you looked right through me
With somniferous almond (?) eyes.
Donít even know what that means
Must remember to write it down.
This is so real,
Like the time [?] away.
See my hear is racing,
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.
It was so real.
Like I'd woke up in Wonderland.
Awesome and terrifying
And I want to be all alone.

Well I'll tell you a story
And can anyone tell me why?
[?]
Will I ever be coming down?

This is so real.
Finally it's my lucky day.
See my heart is racing,
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.

You believe me donít you?
Please believe what I just said.
See the dead angel andÖ (?)
And this wasnít all in my head.

[?]
[?]
And they showed me something.
[?] begin.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead ?
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn shouldíve been.

Hey.

HighÖ
OhÖ

Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead?
Sunkist/Sunkissed(?) and Sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared.
Wonít help to bring dead.
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shouldíve been.

Canít remember what they said.
Kill me.
Canít remember what they said.
Kill me. (x2)
Canít remember what they said.
I am [?] canít remember what it had.

No, oh no, noÖ [?]

Goddamn, shouldíve been.


EDIT: updated with what has been contributed so far.

try this:

[?]
They invited me right in
And they showed me something.
I don't even know where to begin.

mike09
04-19-2006, 02:02 PM
"shit the bed" makes me lawl. i like the line actually

Foamy
04-19-2006, 02:16 PM
Yeah. I like it better as "shit the bed".

Viginti Tres
04-19-2006, 02:33 PM
this and the pot are the funniest fucking tool songs ever

laughed my ass off at the sunkist line and the shit the bed line

dracomordag
04-19-2006, 02:39 PM
Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

^best part of the song

HolyReality
04-19-2006, 03:27 PM
So, I'd say yeah, he was so high that he did in fact shit the bed.
exactly. the lyric is brilliant.

SigSegV
04-19-2006, 03:44 PM
Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

^best part of the song

When I came to this thread, I was listening to the song, and going to post almost the exact same thing as I did in another thread....

Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

^
This part live.....*dies*

auralassassin
04-19-2006, 05:14 PM
BTW...

Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit, my bad again. Typical.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead?
Sunkist/Sunkissed(?) and Sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared.
Wonít help to bring dead.
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shouldíve been.

don't YOU hate it when that happens?

mike tyson
04-19-2006, 05:46 PM
Overwhelmed is what you would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again. Typical.

Great fucking line.

Fucking great.

erg0
04-19-2006, 06:19 PM
Just a minor point - I think that the line might be:

Gyroscopes and infrared.
Wonít help *the braindead*.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 06:29 PM
yeah, your right. i think i posted that up a while back, but it got lost with so many new posts about that section of the lyrics. anyone have any luck with the intro yet? this is all i have so far....

began at 2 am
and i fueled eating up an entire box of krispy kremes
and i might eat enough/it up,
as i saw area 51,
contemplating the multitudes of the most flaming stuff ive ever seen
and then it ripped the sky wide open,
and ive never seen a place like this,
i do believe i punctured or died or something within my birkenstocks (?)

Wachen Sie Auf x4 (wake up, in german)

then the x files people who were in some kind of blurry,

i know someone mentioned that it might be holy shit x 4, inplace of wachen sie auf..... but i really do believe it is.. cause its pronounced wahcken see auf, and it really sounds like hes saying that. who knows, i might be wrong though.....

robyeah1
04-19-2006, 07:37 PM
At "he revealed to me his singular purpose.", Does anyone hear "E.T." instead of "He". I'm definitely hearing 2 sylables.

Howard
04-19-2006, 07:44 PM
What about this one?

alright then
think of this as you will

began at 2am had a show meeting up a box of krispie kremes and my need to know
???police(?) outside area 51 (contemplating/clocked in) the whole host of who
people think we're just a flaming ?? split the skylight open ? expect to see
a place like this anyway ? a dime right inside of my birkenstock ?? holy
fuckin' shit

then the x-files began we were in some kind of blue green ? ship ?? breath?
my bug eyes my gaping jaw and my upper upper lip and all I could think was ??

so alive ? rockin out my rushin had a help me cryin out fuck me son of bitch
dead head camera free ?? got me seein? fuckin t's?

and after calming me down with some orange slices and some male spooning
the ET revealed to me his singular purpose he said you are the chosen one
the one who will deliver the message, a message of hope for those who will
should stay here?? and a warning for those who do not?? me, the chosen one
they chose me and I didn't graduate from fuckin' high school

choke back? you better listen?

when he looked like through me with some nifferous on a die don't even know what
that means but remember to write it down this is so real like a tiny float
away it's in my eyes panic but this shouldn't have happened to me?

I can't breathe right now, it was so real like I woke up and wander round
?? I don't wanna be all around when I tell the story and can anyone tell me
why I ?? parents will I ever be coming down, this is so real finally it's my
lucky day see my heart is racing this never should happen to me

I can't breathe right now
You believe me don't you
Please believe what I just said
See the ?? children
And this wasn't all in my head
?? hand
?? gonna be right here
? they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin

Strapped down my bed
? cold eyes red
I'm out my head
am I alive am I dead
can't remember what they said
god damn shit the bed

hey hey?

?? placed in my position such a heavy now to be the one
?? to bury ?? the details of our ending
to write it down for all the world to see
but I forgot my pen shit my(the?) bed again

Howard
04-19-2006, 07:52 PM
strapped down my bed feet cold eyes red
I'm out of my head am my alive am my dead
sunkist the sudafed drop strokes(?) and nicorette
won't help the brain can't remember what they said

(scream)

I can't remember what they said, kill me (help me??)
I can't remember what they said, kill me

(scream)

don't know won't know don't know won't know don't know won't know.....
god damn, shit the bed

The Corinthian
04-19-2006, 08:15 PM
Added some more stuff I heard. edited quite a lot actually.

Originally Posted by ∆mitis

Alrighty then
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 am
fueled up eating an entire box of kripy kreams
I might eat enough portions outside area 51,
contemplating the whole
[?] flaming
[?] split the sky like wide open
never really expect to see you in a place like this
anyway [?] and he put something inside of my birkenstocks,
then he yelled at me
holy fucking shit,
holy fucking shit x 4
Then the x files began,
with some kind of blue-green [?]
[?]
My bug eyes,
might be a big jaw,
[?]
all i could think was [?]

So on his way, like an apparition he had me crying out

Fuck me, fuck me, dead head, chemistry.
[?] on top of me got me seeing [?]

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some [?"___ Spooning/pudding?"], he revealed to me his singular purpose.
He said: ďYou are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message.
A message of hope for those who choose to hear and a warning for those who do not.Ē
ďMe the chosen one, They chose me? I didnít even graduate from fucking high school.Ē

shit bed
shit bed
shit bed
shit the bed listen

Then you looked right through me
With somniferous almond (?) eyes.
Donít even know what that means
Must remember to write it down.
This is so real,
Like the time they floated away
See my heart is pounding
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.
It was so real.
Like I'd woke up in Wonderland.
Awesome and terrifying
And I want to be all alone.

Well I'll tell you a story
And can anyone tell me why?
I was on a peanut to paris??
Will I ever be coming down?

This is so real.
Finally it's my lucky day.
See my heart is racing,
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.

You believe me donít you?
Please believe what I just said.
See the dead angel andÖ (?)
And this wasnít all in my head.

and they took the leather hands??
and they ?? be right here
then they showed me something.
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shit the bed.

Hey.

HighÖ
OhÖ

Overwhelmed as one would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again. Typical.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead?
Sunkist/Sunkissed(?) and Sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared
Wonít help the braindead.
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shit the bed.

Canít remember what they said to me.
Canít remember what they said to me.
made out to be a hero
Canít remember what they said.
I am braindead canít remember what they said

don't know, won't know (many times)

Goddamn, shit the bed.



sounds like a guy who did some drugs, got some information from angels? then eneded up in an asylum trying to remember what they said

praefector
04-19-2006, 08:25 PM
yeah

to "shit the bed" is to be set up in a position to succeed and fail miserably when called upon.

in this case, he was chosen to be the messenger and forgot his pen.

and then of course it could also double as a literal meaning...he was tripping in the hospital bed and shit all over himself trying to become enlightened.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 08:26 PM
damn. not bad.

dvn
04-19-2006, 08:35 PM
so alive is worthy rockin aboriginee had me cryin out fuck me gotta be
dead head camera free right about on top of me got me sayin eat my breath watching tea

erg0
04-19-2006, 08:42 PM
Sorry, being pedantic again - after a few (lot) more listens, I'm fairly sure the line is actually "Overwhelmed *as one* would be if placed in my position". Can't hear enough syllables for the current version...

FistFck
04-19-2006, 08:43 PM
eating crow and shutting up.

erg0
04-19-2006, 08:48 PM
Never mind, must have been the guy above me you were talking to...

FistFck
04-19-2006, 08:56 PM
yeah, sorry bout that, should have qouted

dvn
04-19-2006, 09:03 PM
so alive is worthy rockin aboriginee had me cryin out fuck me gotta be
dead head camera free right about on top of me got me sayin eat my breath watching tea

Sorry dude, thats what I hear for this part:

So on his way, like an apparition he had me crying out
Fuck me, fuck me, dead head, chemistry.
[?] on top of me got me seeing [?]

Just tryin to help out, I know its not all accurate, but I'm chopping it up and slowing it down in soundforge, some of it is dead on accurate. Don't be an ass.

-dvn

erg0
04-19-2006, 09:14 PM
Well I'm pretty much convinced on aborigine rather than apparition now... some of the rest of that sounds about right - bit more work required to make (some) sense out of it, methinks.

FistFck
04-19-2006, 09:27 PM
so alive is worthy rockin aboriginee had me cryin out fuck me gotta be
dead head camera free right about on top of me got me sayin eat my breath watching tea

Sorry dude, thats what I hear for this part:

So on his way, like an apparition he had me crying out
Fuck me, fuck me, dead head, chemistry.
[?] on top of me got me seeing [?]

Just tryin to help out, I know its not all accurate, but I'm chopping it up and slowing it down in soundforge, some of it is dead on accurate. Don't be an ass.

-dvn


lol sorry i was confused, i didnt recognize that part, i thought it was just random ramblings. ill think before i type next time.

The Corinthian
04-19-2006, 09:32 PM
erg0, I'm fairly certain you're right about "overwhelmed as one would be" after listening to it again. I edited it into my post. I also changed some stuff at the end of the song.

Nate-dogg21
04-19-2006, 09:36 PM
Ahem... naturally, I wasn't the guy... but I have known people who have, ahem, shit the bed whilst tripping balls...

Seriously though, hallucinogens (at least my experiences with mushrooms and LSD) do tend to fuck around with your digestive system. Mushrooms much more so than LSD, I've noticed. So, I'd say yeah, he was so high that he did in fact shit the bed.


In the song before, hes whimpering, it seems like hes scared... Maybe hes just referring to be so terrified that he shit the bed?

EssPea
04-19-2006, 11:08 PM
"Shit the bed" means failing an important task. I would say that forgetting a pen and not writing down the way in which humanity is to die is a perfect example of shitting the bed.

PS:

So they took me by the hand
They invited me right in
And they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin.

Sounds a lot better than anything I have seen posted.

erg0
04-19-2006, 11:36 PM
I'm starting to think that "somniferous (almond?)" is actually a made up word beginning with somniferous and with another word tacked on the end. Best guess is "somniferousonic" (i.e. somniferous-sonic) based on what I can make out after fiddling with my eq settings a bit.

Agree with EssPea on the lyrics above, though I never would have got that myself.

auralassassin
04-19-2006, 11:57 PM
So they took me by the hand
They invited me right in
And they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin.

Maynard is talking about spirit/gnome/alien contact during a DMT trip/acid trip/etc... I once did a hit of DMT and was taken by the hand by what looked to be a half mutilated angel... she told me to not be afraid, so I went with her.

she showed me the universe being created on a spec of dust... I watched an entire civilization being born, and building these enormous crystaline palaces and watched the evolution of these beings... and eventually, the destruction.

but as I was watching billions of years pass in the blink of an eye, I could feel all the pain, fear, love, hate, emotion that these beings were feeling... like I was inside of them or they were inside of me... all of that emotion. but I saw what the downfall of these people was, and I could pinpoint where it all went wrong...

then I came back from DMT space.

later in life, I did another hit of DMT and it was like they had been waiting for me, and even welcomed me back.

the key here, is that I could understand what they were saying to me in that time and place--it wasn't communicating through speech, more thoughts and emotions... I could tell that they were afraid of me, because they had seen how we lived and saw how we treat "friends" but they still invited me in.

to this day, I cannot communicate the messages that they gave me--because there aren't words for the emotions or the messages they sent--it translates into ACTIONS and things like that.. I think that Maynard is trying to convey a message that is impossible to convey...

"shit the bed" = failing to properly express what cannot properly be expressed... gryoscopes = alien abduction stories that DMT users report...

anyone who knows about the Pineal Gland, or the "third eye" knows that I'm not full of shit... anyone who doesn't needs to read up on DMT: The Spirit Molecule

Properly smashing song.. and that vocal at 8:38... FUCKING WOW!

praefector
04-20-2006, 12:12 AM
I'm starting to think that "somniferous (almond?)" is actually a made up word beginning with somniferous and with another word tacked on the end. Best guess is "somniferousonic" (i.e. somniferous-sonic) based on what I can make out after fiddling with my eq settings a bit.

Agree with EssPea on the lyrics above, though I never would have got that myself.

i think it is somniferous almond

probably a fancy word for brown from a paint store

praefector
04-20-2006, 12:13 AM
the spooning part is

"fetal spooning"

thats all i got

zweitracht
04-20-2006, 12:23 AM
this is what i've come up with.



[<0:09>]
alrighty then
picture this if you will

[<0:17>]
began at 2 am
cab show media cam (?)
box of krispy kremes
and my need-to-know potion (?)
as i saw area 51
contemplating the whole
years of people thinking
because the flaming stealth banana
split the sky like a wide open (?)
never expect to see a place like this
Hadu, a dingo, put us on a diamond sundae (?) {die on sunday?}
right on my birkenstocks
and then he'd kill me (?) {and then he killed me?}

[<0:33>]
oh, you fuckin' shit (?) {holy fuckin' shit?}

[<0:45>]
Then the x-files being <garbled> (?) {flew in?}
some kind of blue creature
<garbled> isabella rosellini (?)
with a temper <garbled> (?)
with a pelican chomping <garbled>
so bububububbanana (?)
what about my bug eyes (?)
my achin' jaw (?)
<garbled> all i could think was (?)
<garbled until 1:01> ...my fuckin' cats (?)

[<1:20>]
so light his way
like an apparition, he (?) {aborigine?}
had me crying out
fuck me
it's gotta be (?)
dead head
chemistry
what is gonna become of me? (?)
got me hated (?)
in my mind what can see? (?)

[<1:51>]
and after calming me down with some orange slices
and some needle spooning, (?)
ET revealed to me his singular purpose
he said, ďyou are the chosen one,
the one who will deliver the message.
a message of hope for those who choose to hear it
and a warning for those who do not.Ē
ďme? the chosen one? they chose me?
and i didnít graduate from fuckin' high school.Ē

[<2:33>]
should've been (?)

[<2:39>]
you had better listen

[<3:23>]
then you looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes (?)
donít even know what that means
must remember to write it down
this is so real
like the time Dave floated away (?)
see my heart is pounding (?)
Ďcuz this shit never happens to me.

[<3:56>]
can't breathe right now
it was so real
like i'd woke up in Wonderland
awesome and terrifying
and i want to be all alone (?)
when i tell this story (?) [<4:12>]
and can anyone tell me why?
i was on the peanut <garbled> (?)
will i ever be coming down?

[<4:25>]
this is so real
finally it's my lucky day
See my heart is racing
whatever, this shit never happens to me (?)

[<4:45>]
i can't breathe right now

[<4:52>]
you believe me, donít you?
please believe what i just said
see the dead angel and (?)
and this wasnít all in my head


[<5:05>]
see they they took them by the hand (?)
and invited me right in (?)
then they showed me something
but i don't even know where to begin (?)

[<5:46>]
strapped down
my bed
feet cold
eyes red
i'm out
my head
am i alive?
am i dead?
can't remember
what they said
goddamn
shit the bed

[<6:26>]
hey...
high... (?)
i...
high... (?)
i...
i...
high... (?)

[<6:51>]
(?)

[<8:38>]
overwhelmed as one would be
if placed in my position
such a heavy burden now to be the one
born to bear and read you all the details of our ending
to write it down for all the world to see
but i forgot my pen.
shit the bed again.
typical.

[<9:15>]
strapped down
to my bed
feet cold
eyes red
i'm out
my head
am i alive?
am i dead?
sunkist
and sudafed
gyroscopes
and infrared
won't help
brain dead
can't remember
they said
goddamn
shit the bed

[<9:39>]
iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!~~~
can't remember what they said
to me
can't remember what they said
to make me out to be a heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeerooooooooooooooooooo~~~
can't remember what they said

[<10:10>]
pawn to me (?)
can't remember what they said

[<10:40>]
don't know, won't know [x12]

[<11:07>]
goddamn
shit the bed

tyc
04-20-2006, 12:51 AM
im pretty sure he says "meal spooning"

praefector
04-20-2006, 12:53 AM
"meal spooning"?

that makes no sense

"fetal spooning" makes perfect sense and it sounds right

tyc
04-20-2006, 12:58 AM
how does meal spooning not make sense? the guy is obviously trying to get conscience. so his friend or w/e fed him some food...

erg0
04-20-2006, 02:33 AM
Ok, I'm changing my guess back to somniferous almond... forget that whole thing up there, I think I'm starting to hallucinate.
Maybe this means the song is working...

adavadas
04-20-2006, 07:55 AM
i think it is somniferous almond

probably a fancy word for brown from a paint store

somniferous \som-NIF-uhr-uhs\, adjective:
Causing or inducing sleep.

xmorteferoz
04-20-2006, 08:11 AM
how does meal spooning not make sense? the guy is obviously trying to get conscience. so his friend or w/e fed him some food...

Because he already said "orange slices." The randomness of the song wouldn't allow for two food references back to back. Fetal spooning makes more sense.

It still sounds like "ghost booty" to me though.

praefector
04-20-2006, 08:18 AM
somniferous \som-NIF-uhr-uhs\, adjective:
Causing or inducing sleep.

ties into the drug angle well

are their almonds that make you sleepy?

adavadas
04-20-2006, 08:26 AM
ties into the drug angle well

are their almonds that make you sleepy?

I am assuming that the eyes were somniferous and shaped like almonds.

supersloth
04-20-2006, 08:30 AM
or he's going for a much, much better way to say "sleepy brown", which makes sense in a way, peoples eyes tend to give away if they are tired.

KFJ
04-20-2006, 08:31 AM
almond eyes refers to the shape of alien eyes as they are often noted

blair's man sausage
04-20-2006, 09:06 AM
yeah

to "shit the bed" is to be set up in a position to succeed and fail miserably when called upon.

in this case, he was chosen to be the messenger and forgot his pen.

and then of course it could also double as a literal meaning...he was tripping in the hospital bed and shit all over himself trying to become enlightened.


shocked at how many people have never heard this phrase...essentially to fuck up...

3 putting when you had a short putt for birdie is shitting the bed...sorry old golden tee analogy

StaringJunky
04-20-2006, 10:56 AM
This part of the song
"choke back? you better listen?"



This part is "shoot back you better listen" also the part earlier about the message is
"a message for those who listen and a warning for those who dont"
thats what I hear anyway

EssPea
04-20-2006, 10:59 AM
Alright guys here is some more stuff for you to chew on:

[2:33]
You better, You better
You better listen

I really don't hear all the other things you guys are saying you hear for that part

Here is what I have (minus the first part):

(Its sounds like they are having sex here, just cant find the right words)
And after calming me down with some orange slices and fetal spooning
He revealed to me his singular purpose
"You are the choosen one, the one who will deliver the message
a message of hope for those who choose to hear it and a warning for those who do not"
Me, The choosen one
They chose me
I didn't even graduate out of fucking high school

You better, You better
You better listen

And he looked right through me with sumniferous almond eyes
dont even know what that means
but remember to write it down
this is so real
like the time they floated away
my eyes are burning
'cus this shit never happens to me

Can't breathe right now
It was so real
like I woke up in wonderland
Awesome and terrifying
I don't want to be all alone,
When I tell this story
And can anyone tell me why
[I am on a peanut to paris? <--ahha]
Will I ever be coming down?

This is so real.
Finally it's my lucky day.
See my heart is racing
'cus this shit never happens to me
Can't breathe right now

You believe me dont you
please beleive what I just said
See the dead angel and…
and this wasn't all in my head

So they took me by the hand
They invited me right in
And they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down in my bed
feet cold, eyes red
I'm out, of my head
Am I alive or am I dead?
Cant remember what they said
God Damn
Shit the bed.

Overwhelmed as one would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again.
Typical.

Strapped down in my bed
feet cold, eyes red
I'm out, of my head
Am I alive or am I dead?
Cant remember what they said

Sunkist the sudafed
Gyroscopes, and infrared
won't help, brain dead
Cant remember what they said
God Damn
Shit the bed.

I
Cant remember what they said to me
Cant remember what they said to me
made out to be a hero
Cant remember what they said

Don't know, oh no.
God Damn
shit the bed

electribe1
04-20-2006, 11:10 AM
lol yes

yes...alot

plexus
04-20-2006, 11:18 AM
Alright guys here is some more stuff for you to chew on:
This is so real.


Sometimes when he says this line, it sounds like "This is surreal"

LabRat404
04-20-2006, 11:28 AM
alrighty then
picture this if you will

began at 2am
and I have the fuel to eat and empty out a box of krispy kreams
and might need a note posted just outside area 51

contmplating the whole deal with people making me just enflamed enough
a stealth banana split the sky wide open and I didn't expect to see a place like this

that was when a ... dot ... like on my birdy stock

BAM

FindtheTruth
04-20-2006, 11:32 AM
Because he already said "orange slices." The randomness of the song wouldn't allow for two food references back to back. Fetal spooning makes more sense.

It still sounds like "ghost booty" to me though.
I think the part after "orange slices" says "and some ego spooning"

LabRat404
04-20-2006, 11:48 AM
"stealth banana" is part of a Bill Hicks joke.

edit: orange slices... I love those things.

Supergroup
04-20-2006, 12:34 PM
Well shit tha bed!

CaseLogic
04-20-2006, 01:31 PM
Well, I was really bored and without anything to do so I just went through and tried to decipher the song with some help from other people's ideas:

I'm like 95% sure on my intro verses aside from the words that I obviously point out that I'm unsure of

alrighty then
picture this if you will

get up at 2 am
bad show media <?>
get a box of krispy kremes
i might eat enough portions outside area 51 contemplating
the whole deals of people thinking that've we've just been a flaming stealth banana
split the sky, like wide open
never really expect to see at a place like this
anyway, i'll put us on a dime and something right on my birkenstock flip (?) me open

holy mother shit [with cool edit pro, i can definitely tell that the first time, he isn't saying "fucking" or anything close]
holy fucking shit x7-8

then the xfile being
with some kind of blibbery jacky shit
with isabella rossellini lips
and breath raping me like <jumped on the earth?>
slowmo-making <fa-???]
bladadadadblalanldjflaksdjfkl
what-da-ba about my bug eyes
my gaping jaw
am i sweaty?
<wtf nonsense>
and all i can think about was
how i hope <my partner/uncle partner or something> doesn't notice that i miss my fucking cats

so light his way
like an apparition
do you have me cryin out
fuck me
gotta be
a dead head
chemistry
why those covers on top of me
got me hating
can't even fucking see

and after calming me down with some orange slices and some needle spooning,
ET revealed to me the singular purpose
he said "you are the chosen one, the one who'll deliver the message.
A message of hope for those who choose to hear it, and a warning for those who do not."
Me? The chosen one?
They chose me and I didn't even graduate from fucking high school

You had better x3 [sounds like it starts with an 's', but its just the effect]
You had better listen

when you looked right through me
will somniferous <something like almond eyes>
don't let [not "even"] me know what that means
must rememeber to write it down
this is so real
like the time Dave floated away
see my eyes batting?
cause this shit never happens to me

can't breathe right now
it was so real
like i woke up in wonderland
most of the terrifying..
i don't wanna be all alone
when i tell this story

and can anyone tell me why
i was on a peanut to paris
will i ever be coming down?
this is so real
finally it's my lucky day
see, my heart is racing
well this shit never happens to me

can't breathe right now

you believe me, don't you?
please believe what i just said
see the dead angel and
and this wasn't all in my head

see they took the leather hand
and invited me right in
and they showed me something
i don't even know where to begin

strapped down in my bed
feet cold, eyes red
i'm out of my head
am i alive, am i dead?
can't remember what they said
god damn, shit the bed...

I, high [or something... this is that chanting part]

overwhelmed as one would be
placed in my position
such a heavy burden now to be the one
born to bear and read to all the details of our ending
to write it down for all the world to see
but i forgot my pen
shit the bed again, typical

strapped down in my bed
feet cold, and eyes red
i am out of my eye
am i alive, am i dead?
sunkist and sudafed
gyroscopes and infrared
won't help the brain dead
can't remember what they said
god damn, shit the bed

i...
can't remember what they said to me
can't remember what they said to me
made out to be a hero
can't remember what they said

<scream>
help me, can't remember what they said

don't know, [oh no/won't know]

god damn, shit the bed

Ertai
04-20-2006, 01:37 PM
awsome...bill hicks reference ;p

TTBIDA
04-20-2006, 02:19 PM
Needle spooning= Taking heroin?

jbweldon04
04-20-2006, 02:36 PM
Sounds like he is sorry for all the bad messages he gave out in his previous albums and wants to change it all. I'm inferring this from what he said in other songs as well.

stu
04-20-2006, 02:37 PM
i'll rosetta stone you!

LOL

xmorteferoz
04-20-2006, 02:49 PM
I think the part after "orange slices" says "and some ego spooning"

Maybe. It's hard to tell. Good idea though.

aspradlin
04-20-2006, 02:57 PM
Where can I get some DMT? =D

The Corinthian
04-20-2006, 03:29 PM
then the x-files began, with some kind of blue-green jackie chan
with isabella rosellini lips??

edit: haha after listening on headphones that doesnt sound right but I keep wanting to figure out the full lyrics for this song!

molehill
04-20-2006, 03:54 PM
To me it sounded like "and some, well, spooning".

The Corinthian
04-20-2006, 04:13 PM
Updated version based on users posts and more of my own additions

Alrighty then
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 am
And I had fueled eating [?] box of krispy kreams
and my need to know potions outside area 51
contemplating the whole years of people thinking [?]
when a flaming stealth banana split the sky like wide open
never really expect to see in a place like this
anyway [?] a dot then something right on my birkenstocks,
then he yelled at me

holy fucking shit,
holy fucking shit x 8

Then the x files began,
with some kind of blue-green jackie chan
with Isabella Rosellini lips and [?]
[?] talking about my bug eyes
might be a big jaw,
[?]
all i could think was how [?] was with my fuckin cats

So on his way, like an apparition he had me crying out

Fuck me, It's gotta be dead head, chemistry.
[?] on top of me got me seeing [?] in my fuckin [?]

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some ego spooning,
ET revealed to me his singular purpose.
He said: ďYou are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message.
A message of hope for those who choose to hear it and a warning for those who do not.Ē
ďMe the chosen one, They chose me? And I didnít even graduate from fucking high school.Ē

shit bed
shit bed
shit bed
shit the bed listen

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes.
Donít even know what that means
Must remember to write it down.
This is so real,
Like the time they floated away
See my heart is pounding
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.
It was so real.
Like I'd woke up in Wonderland.
Awesome and terrifying
And I want to be all alone.

Well I'll tell you a story
And can anyone tell me why?
I was on a peanut to paris
Will I ever be coming down?

This is so real.
Finally it's my lucky day.
See my heart is racing,
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.

You believe me donít you?
Please believe what I just said.
See the dead [?]
And this wasnít all in my head.

(And they took them by the hands ?)
And invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shit the bed.

Hey.

HighÖ
OhÖ

Overwhelmed as one would be
If placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again. Typical.

Strapped down in my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
Iím out of my head.
Am I alive, Am I dead?
Sunkist and Sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared
Wonít help the braindead.
Canít remember what they said.
Goddamn, shit the bed.

Canít remember what they said to me.
Canít remember what they said to me.
made out to be a hero
Canít remember what they said.
I am braindead canít remember what they said

don't know, won't know (x12)

Goddamn, shit the bed.





Now it seems some guy had an alien encounter outside area 51, and they took him on a journey (peanut to paris) and showed him how all humanity would end, but he forget to right it down and now he can't remember it.

there is an element of drug use to the song though. in the beginning with his "need to know" potions and later on the alien fed him orange slices which is something people use to bring someone down off a trip. And of course the most obvious, the name of the song.

kyyuulle
04-20-2006, 04:31 PM
i'd say you're right on...

but something else tells me there's more to it later on in the album

Drugks
04-20-2006, 05:25 PM
shit the bed? ahha and yall think this is real.

yossaricat
04-20-2006, 05:38 PM
shit the bed? ahha and yall think this is real.

i use this phrase a lot and laughed when i realized it was in a tool song.

shit the bed means malfunctioned/broke [down]

it's used in the past tense

e.g.
my car shit the bed.
this vcr shit the bed
my mind shit the bed...

sunkist/sunkissed

hmm perhaps it's the "sunburn" people seem to get after being abducted.

erg0
04-20-2006, 06:52 PM
One more tiny point - in the section:
"Overwhelmed as one would be
If placed in my position."

I don't believe there is an "if". It should be
"Overwhelmed as one would be
Placed in my position."

I think someone included this change in their version above, just wanted to flag it for inclusion here.

Inner_Eulogy
04-20-2006, 07:16 PM
and later on the alien fed him orange slices which is something people use to bring someone down off a trip. .


I'm not so sure about that. Back in my younger days we always drank OJ if we were tripping on acid because "supposedly" the vitamin C helped feed the trip or however you would phase it.

optimistic-pessimist
04-20-2006, 07:47 PM
Now it seems some guy had an alien encounter outside area 51, and they took him on a journey (peanut to paris) and showed him how all humanity would end, but he forget to right it down and now he can't remember it.

there is an element of drug use to the song though. in the beginning with his "need to know" potions and later on the alien fed him orange slices which is something people use to bring someone down off a trip. And of course the most obvious, the name of the song.


In the end, seems as if they commit him to a mental institution, or at least confine him at the hospital... I assume for the crazy story he just told them...

"Strapped down, to my bed..."

Actually, on that topic, when I first heard this song, before reading any lyrics on here, I thought that the first occurence of this line in the song was actually

"Stripped down, in my bed..." like he's at home after it happened. Then later he ends up talking to the doctor, tells his story, and is committed... thus the "Strapped down..."

Just a thought....

hanger25934
04-20-2006, 07:48 PM
its not not
shit the bed
shit the bed
shit the bed listen

it is
you'd better
you'd better
you'd better listen.

pretty sure on this one.

The Corinthian
04-20-2006, 08:05 PM
some edits:

its not "all i could think was how [?] was with my fuckin cats"
its "all i could think was I hope uncle [?] here doesn't notice im pissing my fucking pants"

"Fuck me, It's gotta be dead head chemistry.
The bottom fell out on top of me
Got me seeing E-motherfucking-T

andrew7667
04-20-2006, 09:22 PM
with some kind of blue-green jackie chan shit
with Isabella Rosellini lips and breath that reaked
[?] talking about my bug eyes

FistFck
04-20-2006, 09:34 PM
at hospitals, they give u sunkist as part of the meals, because of the vitamin c. in that part of the song he is talking about how nothing the hospital can do will make him better/allow him to remember what the aliens told him. sunkist, sudafed, gyroscopes, infra red....

noisetherapy
04-20-2006, 11:35 PM
its not not
shit the bed
shit the bed
shit the bed listen

it is
you'd better
you'd better
you'd better listen.

pretty sure on this one.

agree

youd better listen harder if you heard shit the bed

HolyHandgrenade
04-20-2006, 11:40 PM
Also how many total f words??

What a waste of time and energy.

CaseLogic
04-20-2006, 11:48 PM
Well, I was really bored and without anything to do so I just went through and tried to decipher the song with some help from other people's ideas:

I'm like 95% sure on my intro verses aside from the words that I obviously point out that I'm unsure of

alrighty then
picture this if you will

get up at 2 am
bad show media <?>
get a box of krispy kremes
i might eat enough portions outside area 51 contemplating
the whole deals of people thinking that've we've just been a flaming stealth banana
split the sky, like wide open
never really expect to see at a place like this
anyway, i'll put us on a dime and something right on my birkenstock flip (?) me open

holy mother shit [with cool edit pro, i can definitely tell that the first time, he isn't saying "fucking" or anything close]
holy fucking shit x7-8

then the xfile being
with some kind of blibbery jacky shit
with isabella rossellini lips
and breath raping me like <jumped on the earth?>
slowmo-making <fa-???]
bladadadadblalanldjflaksdjfkl
what-da-ba about my bug eyes
my gaping jaw
am i sweaty?
<wtf nonsense>
and all i can think about was
how i hope <my partner/uncle partner or something> doesn't notice that i miss my fucking cats

so light his way
like an apparition
do you have me cryin out
fuck me
gotta be
a dead head
chemistry
why those covers on top of me
got me hating
can't even fucking see

and after calming me down with some orange slices and some needle spooning,
ET revealed to me the singular purpose
he said "you are the chosen one, the one who'll deliver the message.
A message of hope for those who choose to hear it, and a warning for those who do not."
Me? The chosen one?
They chose me and I didn't even graduate from fucking high school

You had better x3 [sounds like it starts with an 's', but its just the effect]
You had better listen

when you looked right through me
will somniferous <something like almond eyes>
don't let [not "even"] me know what that means
must rememeber to write it down
this is so real
like the time Dave floated away
see my eyes batting?
cause this shit never happens to me

can't breathe right now
it was so real
like i woke up in wonderland
most of the terrifying..
i don't wanna be all alone
when i tell this story

and can anyone tell me why
i was on a peanut to paris
will i ever be coming down?
this is so real
finally it's my lucky day
see, my heart is racing
well this shit never happens to me

can't breathe right now

you believe me, don't you?
please believe what i just said
see the dead angel and
and this wasn't all in my head

see they took the leather hand
and invited me right in
and they showed me something
i don't even know where to begin

strapped down in my bed
feet cold, eyes red
i'm out of my head
am i alive, am i dead?
can't remember what they said
god damn, shit the bed...

I, high [or something... this is that chanting part]

overwhelmed as one would be
placed in my position
such a heavy burden now to be the one
born to bear and read to all the details of our ending
to write it down for all the world to see
but i forgot my pen
shit the bed again, typical

strapped down in my bed
feet cold, and eyes red
i am out of my eye
am i alive, am i dead?
sunkist and sudafed
gyroscopes and infrared
won't help the brain dead
can't remember what they said
god damn, shit the bed

i...
can't remember what they said to me
can't remember what they said to me
made out to be a hero
can't remember what they said

<scream>
help me, can't remember what they said

don't know, [oh no/won't know]

god damn, shit the bed

bump to current page because i'm proud of my 2 hrs of work =P

chalimar
04-21-2006, 12:31 AM
its not not
shit the bed
shit the bed
shit the bed listen

it is
you'd better
you'd better
you'd better listen.

pretty sure on this one.

then you have to get your ears checked. it clearly is "shit the bed".

oh gawd, this is so untool. it can't be "shit the bed" so i'll think of something else that doesn't even sound like it.

:/

LabRat404
04-21-2006, 05:09 AM
Guys, I'm 95% sure I got the second line correct (about krispy kreams) and the third line is extremely close at the very least (area 51 part) the rest I just can't figure out. Check it out:

lrighty then
picture this if you will

began at 2am
and I have the fuel to eat and empty out a box of krispy kreams
and might need a note posted just outside area 51

contmplating the whole deal with people making me just enflamed enough
a stealth banana split the sky wide open and I didn't expect to see a place like this
that was when a ... dot ... like on my birdy stock

138148
04-21-2006, 05:17 AM
Then the x files began,
with some kind of blue-green jackie chan
with Isabella Rosellini lips and [?]
[?] talking about my bug eyes
might be a big jaw,
[?]
all i could think was how [?] was with my fuckin cats




After the "might be a big jaw" line, I hear "upper lip" thrown in among some other stuff

svet-am
04-21-2006, 05:46 AM
See my heart is racing,
ĎCuz this shit never happens to me.


i think this pair of lines is expressing frustration because the narrator KNOWs that he is tripping and is pissed off because he's tripped before and never had such horrible side-effects.

it could also be that his mind has been blown because he's a 'common guy' and adventurous stuff like visits from ET don't happen to people like him.

there could also be the line that he is BOTH tripping and visited by aliens. Wouldn't that be a fabulous way for ET to meet the Human race? via a stoner.

So far as the title 'Rosetta Stoned', we all know that the Rosetta Stone is the translation device used to translate knowledge between the major civilizations of antiquity. So, this stoner HIMSELF has become a Rosetta Stone because the aliens chose to contact him and make him the Chosen One. But, because he's stoned, the message was lost on him and Humanity's only hope is lost.

Finally, I think that this track ties in perfectly with Faaip de Oiad because in Faaip, the narrator talks about how the ET's (extradimensional beings) are working on a plan to destroy humanity. He also states that the ET's are operating out of Area 51. So, this song ties in to that in that this narrator was exploring Area 51 (like the TOOL family does, or used to, on a fairly regular basis). Then, while exploring the area, he is visited by ET's.

Bleakest Harvest
04-21-2006, 05:52 AM
I'm not so sure about that. Back in my younger days we always drank OJ if we were tripping on acid because "supposedly" the vitamin C helped feed the trip or however you would phase it.
Lol...dude, Vitamin C makes you come down from tripping, it doesn't feed it. It's what you're recommended to take if you feel your trip is too intense or scary or whatever.

praefector
04-21-2006, 07:34 AM
this is gonna be the song that gets interpreted 1000 different ways

when i hear it

lost keys sounds like an awakening in a hospital. maybe not a physical awakening, but more like slowly regaining consciousness and sensory abilities.

you (the listener) have somehow made your way to a hospital where nobody knows what ails you and you have no way to contact family. the doctors try to be friendly and eventually you're able to decipher that he wants to help but first he needs to know what happened to you.

then you frantically start to relive your trip. you remember visiting "area 51" where youre abducted by extra-terrestrials who explain to you how humanity will end and give you "a message of hope for those who choose to hear it". theyre making you a prophet and you didnt even graduate from highschool.

however, in typical burnout fashion amidst your drug trip you forgot a pen so all of this is in your head. you had a chance to be a savior and you blew it...

goddamn, shit the bed.

oh, and its "fetal spooning" for definitely

EssPea
04-21-2006, 09:48 AM
Patient: Alrighty, then... picture this if you will.

Began at 2 AM, and after eating an entire box of Krispy Kremes, and my need-to-know ???, I was just outside Area 51 contemplating the multitudes of people, thinking, when a flaming, stealth banana split the sky, like, wide open. I never expected to see it in a place like this. I do believe I spilled a diamond sundae or something right on my Birkenstocks.

Holy fucking shit! (x4)

Then the X-Files beings in some kind of blurry jet ship ??? that started to reek ??? when I heard about my bug eyes, my gaping jaw, and my steady lower and upper lip, and all I could think was, ďI hope you donít get your ??? on my fuckiní pants!Ē

So alive in this way
Like an apparition
He had me crying out
Fuck me
Itís gotta be
Dead head
Chemistry
The bottom got on top of me
Got me seein' E-motherfuckin'-T

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal spooning, E.T. revealed to me his singular purpose. He said, "You are the Chosen One, the One who will deliver the message, a message of hope to those who choose to hear it and a warning to those who do not." Me. The Chosen One. They chose me, and I didn't graduate from fuckin' high school.

You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better listen.

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes
Donít even know what that means
Must remember to write it down
This is so real
Like the time they floated away
See, my heart is pounding
íCause this shit never happens to me

I canít breathe right now!

It was so real
Like I woke up in wonderland
It was so terrifying
I donít wanna be all alone
When I tell this story
And can anyone tell me why
All of a sudden the peanuts dance?
Will I ever be coming down?
This is so real
Finally, itís my lucky day
See, my heart is racing
íCause this shit never happens to me

I canít breathe right now!

You believe me, donít you?
Please, believe what I just said!
See them telling children
And this wasnít all in my head
See, they took me by the hand
And they invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I donít even know where to begin

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold, eyes red
Iím out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Canít remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

High

Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position
Such a heavy burden now to be the One
Forced to bear and read you all the details of our ending
To write it down for all the world to see
But I forgot my pen
Shit the bed again...
Typical

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
Iím out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Sunkist and Sudafed
Gyroscopes and infrared
Wonít help, braindead
Canít remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

I canít remember what they said to me
Canít remember what they said to make me out to be a hero
Canít remember what it said
(God help me!)
Canít remember what it said

Donít know, wonít know (x12)

God damn, shit the bed!


That what I have so far.

Spiralman
04-21-2006, 09:49 AM
then you have to get your ears checked. it clearly is "shit the bed".

oh gawd, this is so untool. it can't be "shit the bed" so i'll think of something else that doesn't even sound like it.

:/

"Clearly" you're wrong because it is "you'd better".

CaseLogic
04-21-2006, 11:42 AM
What exactly is the wrong with Tool using "shit the bed" in a song? Have you heard ANY Tool pre-Lateralus?

toology514
04-21-2006, 12:49 PM
yeah, seriously, "shit the bed" is definitely not uncharacteristic of Tool

acsguitar
04-21-2006, 01:44 PM
yeah, seriously, "shit the bed" is definitely not uncharacteristic of Tool


JerkOff
Go fuck your self
I had a friend once he took some ectasy
Stupid Shit SIlly Shit

Yea they never use any sort of non conforming lyrics

hanger25934
04-21-2006, 01:55 PM
then you have to get your ears checked. it clearly is "shit the bed".

oh gawd, this is so untool. it can't be "shit the bed" so i'll think of something else that doesn't even sound like it.

:/

good one! you fuckin retard.

The Corinthian
04-21-2006, 04:10 PM
can we please stick to figuring out the lyrics.
We've got a large part of the song figured out. I'd say the parts that are the most unclear are the first 2 verses in the song. We've had many different interpertations of those 2 verses. people should focus on those 2 and try to figure out exactly what is said. there are some other lines that aren't very clear and sound like they are probably wrong (peanut to paris) but the the first 2 verses are the most vexing and giving us many different lyrics

I'm fairly sure about "I hope [?] doesn't notice i'm pissing my fucking pants"

el57
04-21-2006, 04:15 PM
whats wrong with Peanut to Paris? That's my favorite line so it better not change

The Corinthian
04-21-2006, 04:30 PM
I'm rather fond of peanut to paris since its what i first heard, but the more of the lyrics i figure out the more they make sense and peanut to paris doesn't seem to really fit. Although considering how it is sung its a pretty dreamy part of the song, he says he feels like he's in wonderland and his heart is racing so maybe peanut to paris is what he used to describe the situation. my favorite line in the song is "can't remember what they said to make me out to be a hero" I just love the way maynard sings it.

On topic: "isabella rosellini lips and breath that reaked?"

someguythatwantsin
04-21-2006, 05:39 PM
Feel free to debate and correct. This is what I hear after listening to everyone

All righty then. Picture this if you will.
Began at 2 am. I'm actually eating a, you know, box of crispy cremes.
??? area 51.
Contemplating the hoax and whether people think that we've just been (inflamed).
then a stealth banana split the sky like wide open
Something you never really expect to see in a place like this.
Anyway, thought one was gonna die but something right on my birkenstock (revealed to me?)
Holy fucking shit
Fuck you
Then the x files being
with some kind of ???
with Issabela Rosselini lips and breath that reeked, they did a really good job
out of my bug eyes, my gaping jaw, am I sweaty? ___ upper lip
All I could think was I hope a plunger (doesn't really get shoved up my fucking ass?)
So light (his?) the way like an apparition and you have me crying out
Fuck me, it's gotta be, dead head, chemistry, the bottom (comes down?), on top of me, got me seeing E -motherfucking - T

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal/ego? spooning
ET revealed to me a singular purpose, he said you are the chosen one.
The one who will deliver the message, a message of hope for those who choose to hear it and a warning for those who do not. Me? The chosen one? They chose me and I didn't even graduate from fucking high school.

You had better listen.

Then you looked right through me, with somniferous almond eyes
Don't even know what that means must remember to write it down.
This is so real like the time that you floated way, see my heart is pounding
Cause this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe, right now, it was so real like I woke up in wonderland
Awesome and terrifying and I (I don't?) want to be all alone when I tell this story.
And can anyone tell my why I was (saw?) on a peanut to (paris??? dance)
Will I ever be coming down?
This is so real, finally my lucky day, see my heart is racing, cause this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.
You believe me don't you? Please believe what I just said. See the dead angel (see they're telling true words?) and this wasn't all in my head. They took me by the hand, and invited me right in and they showed me something. I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down to my bed, feet cold and eyes red. I'm out of my head, am I alive? Am I dead? Can't remember what they said, god damn shit the bed.

???

Overwhelmed as one would be placed in my position
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen (pan?), shit the bed again, typical.

Strapped down to my bed, feet cold and eyes read. I'm out of my head, am I alive, am I dead? Sunkist and sudafed, gyroscopes and infra red, won't help the brain dead, can't remember what they said. God damn, shit the bed. I can't remember what they said to me. I can't remember what they said to me, made out be a hero.

Can't remember what they said. I am ??? Can't remember what they said.

Oh no, help now.
God damn, shit the bed.

Supergroup
04-21-2006, 05:42 PM
i use this phrase a lot and laughed when i realized it was in a tool song.

shit the bed means malfunctioned/broke [down]

it's used in the past tense

e.g.
my car shit the bed.
this vcr shit the bed
my mind shit the bed...

sunkist/sunkissed

hmm perhaps it's the "sunburn" people seem to get after being abducted.

Around here we use it as a way of expressing surprise or the realization of something.

Like: Guy #1, "Hey man, I just figured out _________"

Guy #2, "Well shit the bed, that was obvious"

HalfASandwidch
04-21-2006, 06:57 PM
shit bed
shit bed
shit bed
shit the bed listen
You better
You better
You better
You better listen (to the reverb, I'm positive that's what it is.)

Karf
04-21-2006, 07:54 PM
shit the bed

1. verb. To die

2. verb. To become mechanically inoperable beyond the point of repair. See also, fucked, fubar.

entymology and usage: "shit the bed" comes from the unfortunate final humiliation when an animal's (yes, including human's) bowels completely relax at the point of death, causing the contents of the colon to be expelled. To use the term as a "euphamism" for biological death is considered to be in poor taste. It is more often colorfully used in definition.

Source: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=shit+the+bed

Spiralman
04-21-2006, 09:33 PM
Feel free to debate and correct. This is what I hear after listening to everyone

All righty then. Picture this if you will.
Began at 2 am. I'm actually eating a, you know, box of crispy cremes.
??? area 51.
Contemplating the hoax and whether people think that we've just been (inflamed).
then a stealth banana split the sky like wide open
Something you never really expect to see in a place like this.
Anyway, thought one was gonna die but something right on my birkenstock (revealed to me?)
Holy fucking shit
Fuck you
Then the x files being
with some kind of ???
with Issabela Rosselini lips and breath that reeked, they did a really good job
out of my bug eyes, my gaping jaw, am I sweaty? ___ upper lip
All I could think was I hope a plunger (doesn't really get shoved up my fucking ass?)
So light (his?) the way like an apparition and you have me crying out
Fuck me, it's gotta be, dead head, chemistry, the bottom (comes down?), on top of me, got me seeing E -motherfucking - T

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal/ego? spooning
ET revealed to me a singular purpose, he said you are the chosen one.
The one who will deliver the message, a message of hope for those who choose to hear it and a warning for those who do not. Me? The chosen one? They chose me and I didn't even graduate from fucking high school.

You had better listen.

Then you looked right through me, with somniferous almond eyes
Don't even know what that means must remember to write it down.
This is so real like the time that you floated way, see my heart is pounding
Cause this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe, right now, it was so real like I woke up in wonderland
Awesome and terrifying and I (I don't?) want to be all alone when I tell this story.
And can anyone tell my why I was (saw?) on a peanut to (paris??? dance)
Will I ever be coming down?
This is so real, finally my lucky day, see my heart is racing, cause this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.
You believe me don't you? Please believe what I just said. See the dead angel (see they're telling true words?) and this wasn't all in my head. They took me by the hand, and invited me right in and they showed me something. I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down to my bed, feet cold and eyes red. I'm out of my head, am I alive? Am I dead? Can't remember what they said, god damn shit the bed.

???

Overwhelmed as one would be placed in my position
Such a heavy burden now to be the one.
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen (pan?), shit the bed again, typical.

Strapped down to my bed, feet cold and eyes read. I'm out of my head, am I alive, am I dead? Sunkist and sudafed, gyroscopes and infra red, won't help the brain dead, can't remember what they said. God damn, shit the bed. I can't remember what they said to me. I can't remember what they said to me, made out be a hero.

Can't remember what they said. I am ??? Can't remember what they said.

Oh no, help now.
God damn, shit the bed.


Definitely says "Fuck you" after he says "Holy fucking shit". This is the first post that I've seen this represented. This is what I've heard every time I've listened to the song.

OneAndOne
04-21-2006, 10:24 PM
This prob doesn't help much...

I mixed some of the things I read from others, but most of it is just all I can make out...not saying any of it is correct or anything else is wrong...

Alrighty then
Picture this if you will

2am
box of Krispy creams and my need-to-know post-its outside of area 51 contemplating ?
?flaming? split the sky wide (sounds like open twice) ?
Wouldn't expect to see it in a place like this ?
? something right on my birkenstocks ?
? Holy Fucking Shit!

then the x-files
some kind of
?
isabella rosselinni
?
shop at arizona
??
my bug eyes, my gaping jaw
??

So a lies wait/weigh like an aborigine, have me crying out
fuck me, gotta be, dead head, chemistry, but a cover on top of me got me saying even the fucking ? (ee sound) (pain?)

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some ego spooning ET revealed to me his singular purpose, he said "You are the choosen one" "The one who'll deliver the message" "A message of hope for those who choose to hear it, and a warning for those who do not." Me. The chosen one. They chose me. And I didn't even graduate from fucking high school.

Shoulda been(?) this high

Then he looks right through me
with somniferous almond eyes
dont even know what that means
must remember to write it down
this is so real/surreal
the time is ? away
see my heart is pounding/panting
cuz this shit never happens to me

Cant breath right now
It was so real, like I woke up in wonderland
also/all so terrifying and I wanna be all alone
when I tell the story
? and can anyone tell me why ?
would I ever be coming down
this is so real/surreal
finally its my lucky day
see my heart is racing
cuz this shit never happens to me
cant breath right now

you believe me dont you?
please believe what I just said
see the ?
and its once ?
?
and invited me right in
then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin

Strapped down in my bed, feet cold, and eyes red, I'm out of my head, am i alive or am i dead?
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

Overwhelmed as one would be if placed in my position. Such a heavy burden now to be the one born to bear and read you all the details of our ending, to write it down for all the world to see, but i forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again -typical-

Strapped down in my bed, feet cold, and eyes red, im out of my head, am l alive or am i dead?
sunkist and sudafed gyroscopes and infrared won't help the brain dead
cant remember what they said
god damn shit the bed

and IIIIIIIIIIIIIII!!!!!!! cant remember what they said to me
cant remember what they said to me
made out to be a hero
?
(cant remember what they said)
God help me
(cant remember what they said)


don't know, won't know xA bunch

god damn shit the bed

KFJ
04-21-2006, 10:50 PM
To clear up a part in the second verse, how about:

"all I could I could think was I hope uncle parker doesn't notice that I pissed my fuckin pants"

sudnshok
04-21-2006, 11:14 PM
To clear up a part in the second verse, how about:

"all I could I could think was I hope uncle parker doesn't notice that I pissed my fuckin pants"

Here's what I get. I'm certain of the last line.

So, when I wake up
...and my bug eyes,
...my gaping jaw,
...[my steady lower and upper lip]
all i could think was
I hope that my partner doesn't notice that I pissed my fuckin pants

El Scorcho
04-21-2006, 11:35 PM
Just a few possible corrections, both of which I'm pretty sure...

"10 to 2 AM"

"Fuck me, sodomy, dead head, chemistry"

aeon blue
04-22-2006, 02:32 AM
isn't 'shit the bed!' an aussie expression, like 'strewth! ? i chuckled a little. its genius.

ArizonaBay
04-22-2006, 03:27 AM
Hah the lyrics are funny and the music is shite. Wake up to the joke people.

britishempire
04-22-2006, 04:01 AM
yeah, die.

any fool who still thinks these tracks are faked should go and die in a pretentious ball of stupidity.

someguythatwantsin
04-22-2006, 05:56 AM
Just a note, I'd really like someone to back me up on the "you know, a box of krispy kremes." Right at the beginning. I'm not positive on the word before that, but the you know part I'm stone cold set on. So is my room mate.

xmorteferoz
04-22-2006, 06:25 AM
Alrighty then,
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 AM and I fueled eating up an entire box of krispy kremes and I might eat enough as I saw area 51, contemplating the multitudes of the most flaming stuff I've ever seen and then it ripped the sky wide open, and I've never seen a place like this. I do believe I punctured or died or[?] something within my Birkenstocks. Holy fucking shit (x5).

Then the X-Files beings who were in some kind of blue-green jetship [?] with breath that reeked, and he went buggadabuggadabuddada, stare back into my bug eyes, my gaping jaw and my steady lower and upper lip and all I could think was I hope Uncle ? here doesn't notice I pissed my fucking pants.

So alive in this way, like an apparition he/aboriginie[?] had me crying out:
Fuck me.
It's gotta be.
A Deadhead.
Chemistry.
The bottom got up on top of me.
It's got me seeing E motherfucking T.

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal/needle[?] spooning the ET revealed to me his singular purpose, he said:
"You are the chosen one. The one who will deliver the message. A message of hope for those who choose to hear it and a warning for those who do not."

Me, the chosen one.
They chose me, and I didn't even graduate from fucking high school.

You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better listen.

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes.
Don't even know what that means.
But remember to write it down.
This is so real.
Like the time they floated away.
See, my heart is burning.
Cause this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.

It was so real,
Like I woke up in Wonderland.
It was a bit terrifying
I don't want to be all alone
When I tell this story.
And can anyone tell me why,
It was a repeat experience[?]
Will I ever be coming down.
This is so real.
Finally, it's my lucky day.
See my heart is racing
'Cause this shit never happens to me.

I can't breathe right now.

You believe me don't you?
Please believe what I just said.
See them telling children[?]
And this wasn't all in my head.
See they took me right by the hand.
And invited me right in
Then they showed me something.
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down on my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
I'm out my head.
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Can't remember what they said.
God damn, I shit the bed.

High/Hi/Hey/I[?]

Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be -- "The One."
Born to bear and write you all the details of our ending;
To write it down for all the world to see.
.. But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again -- typical.

Strapped down on my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
I'm out of my head.
Am my alive? Am my dead?
Sunkist and sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared.
Won't help the braindead.
Can't remember what they said.
Goddamn, I shit the bed.

(Scream)

I can't remember what they said, to me.
Canít remember what they said to make me out to be a hero.
Can't remember what they said.

Canít remember what they said.

Don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know ..

Goddamn, shit the bed.

KFJ
04-22-2006, 06:33 AM
Wachen Sie Auf
Wachen Sie Auf
Wachen Sie Auf
Wachen Sie Auf


This part needs to be eliminated as it is obviously holy fucking shit x4

ars est celare artem
04-22-2006, 07:07 AM
eh ehm... this is what i got. there are so many posts on this, so far, and i have not read them all, so i have collaberated all the other posts with mine, though i did fuse some of them with my version. anyway, here goes (hope this helps):

1:54
and after calming me down with some worn/warm slices
and some nose bleed?
he came/then revealed to me his singular purpose
he said :you are the chosen one
"the one who will deliver the message
"a message of hope to those who choose to hear it
"and a warning to those who do not"
me... the chosen one... he chose me...
and i didn't graduate from fuckin' highschool.


2:36
shot/shut down/you'd better
-more clearly...- you'd better -the next 3 times-
you'd better listen



3:23
well it/he looked right through me/when he looks right through me
with somniferous solid/almond? eyes
don't even know what that means
but remember to right it down
this is so real
like the time he/we/you floated away
see my heart is stabbing
'cause this shit never happens/happened to me


4:00
can't breathe
right now
you were/it was so real
like i woke up and walked around/in wonderland
sort of terrifying
i don't want to be all alone
gonna/wanna tell you a story
and can anyone down here/tell me why -i have no idea- being scared, or something
what/what'd i lose coming down?
this is a story
finally, it's my lucky day
see, my heart is racing
'cause this shit never happens to me


4:46
can't breathe
right now
*short pause*
you believe me, don't you?
please believe what i just said.
see the dead/daddy told/tore him
and this once and only fight? flight?
if you could show me the? hand
and i'm going to be right here
and/then they they showed me somethin'
but i need my own?/to know? to? begin.


5:48
strapped down
in my bed
feet cold
eyes red
i'm outta
my head
am i alive?
am i dead?/my dad...?
can't remember
what they said
goddamn
shit the bed

6:31
no fucking clue... hhhhii, hiiii, iieiii, something, eeiiiii, hii, hiiiii
i'm going home...? something in time/tone with the guitar.


8:40
how is what i be?
placed in my position
such a heavy burden,
not/now to be the one/woman
aren't you/won't you very reach to/read to
the/while details of our ending?
to write it down, the world, on what you see?
i forgot a pen
shit the bed, again... typical.


9:19
strapped down
my bed
feet cold
eyes red
i'm outta
my head
my life
my dead
sunkist, sudafed
gyroscopes,'n' nicorette
won't help, brain dead
can't remember what they said
goddamn, shit the bed
IIIIIIIIIIIIIII can't remember what they said... to me
can't remember what they said to me
laid out/they know/they yell/maybe now to be a hero
can't remember what they said
god(or maybe 'ahhhh,' screamed out) help me
can't remember what he said


10:40
hell no
won't know
don't know -i don't fuckin' know, some odd variation of those three terms... he might not even say 'don't' at any point.-
goddamn, shit the bed

good luck,
corey

frosty nugs
04-22-2006, 09:03 AM
I think he's saying "a box of Krispy Kremes at my "need to know" post just outside Area 51"

ars est celare artem
04-22-2006, 10:22 AM
at 8:40, i just heard it differently...
redo all the details of our ending?
to write it down for all the world to see...
but i forgot my pen...
shit the bed, again... typical.

ars est celare artem
04-22-2006, 10:23 AM
err... apparently the guy who posted before me already had something like that... sorry, i probably should have read all the other versions before posting mine.

-corey

optimistic-pessimist
04-22-2006, 10:48 AM
I thought this part was settled already...

"Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one
born to bear and read to all the details of our ending...
to write it down for all the world to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again.
Typical."

Easy....

Also... didnt look to see if anyone else mentioned these... but:

1) I hear something about "stopping on a dime" just before the line where he says "Birkenstocks" in the beggining of the song. Makes sense if he's talking about a UFO.

2) "And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal spooning..." sounds right to me.

Just thought I'd toss those in...

jitbox
04-22-2006, 11:12 AM
I thought this part was settled already...

"Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one
born to bear and read to all the details of our ending,
and write it down for all to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again.
Typical."

Easy....

.

KFJ
04-22-2006, 11:23 AM
I thought this part was settled already...

"Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the one
born to bear and read to all the details of our ending,
and write it down for all to see.
But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again.
Typical."

Easy....

It's gospel etched in stone for me.

optimistic-pessimist
04-22-2006, 12:31 PM
It's gospel etched in stone for me.


Yes, but I keep seeing people come in with their own versions of lyrics which have parts that are OBVIOUSLY wrong, when someone else before them has already posted correct lyrics for those parts.

Take a little time and read over what's been posted first before posting the full lyrics again.

shadman
04-22-2006, 01:01 PM
Peanut to Paris

For some reason I keep hearing "Peanut's Parents". I hear the "nts" very clearly.

optimistic-pessimist
04-22-2006, 01:45 PM
Ignore this post... I was replying in another thread and somehow this got dropped into this one. Weird....

bamaman
04-22-2006, 01:55 PM
I could have sworn he is saying "John Scopes" instead of Gyroscopes, John Scopes is the teacher that had to go to court to battle about teaching evolution, but I could be way off on that, it was called the "monkey trial" by some, I think.

optimistic-pessimist
04-22-2006, 02:10 PM
I could have sworn he is saying "John Scopes" instead of Gyroscopes, John Scopes is the teacher that had to go to court to battle about teaching evolution, but I could be way off on that, it was called the "monkey trial" by some, I think.

Yeah it was... but I think in this part of the song he's talking about the things they might try on him or give him in the hospital to help him out or make him feel better.

"Sunkist, Sudafed, gyroscopes and infrared won't help. (I'm) brain dead..."

FindtheTruth
04-22-2006, 04:27 PM
I dont think this has been mentioned but I am pretty sure that "deadhead chemistry" is one phrase, used here to refer, I think, to particularly good acid, like the kind you might get from a deadhead, or at a dead show.

ladiatia
04-22-2006, 04:47 PM
Shit the bed? are you serious? hahahaahaha. I trust you guys anyway. coming from a band that has a song called Hooker with a penis you can expect the unexpected I guess...

Salud!

optimistic-pessimist
04-22-2006, 04:56 PM
Shit the bed? are you serious? hahahaahaha. I trust you guys anyway. coming from a band that has a song called Hooker with a penis you can expect the unexpected I guess...

Salud!

Yeah it's just a funny expression for screwing up...

hbynoe
04-22-2006, 05:02 PM
Alrighty then,
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 AM and I fueled eating up an entire box of krispy kremes and I might eat enough as I saw area 51, contemplating the multitudes of the most flaming stuff I've ever seen and then it ripped the sky wide open, and I've never seen a place like this. I do believe I punctured or died or[?] something within my Birkenstocks. Holy fucking shit (x5).

Then the X-Files beings who were in some kind of blue-green jetship [?] with breath that reeked, and he went buggadabuggadabuddada, stare back into my bug eyes, my gaping jaw and my steady lower and upper lip and all I could think was I hope Uncle ? here doesn't notice I pissed my fucking pants.

So alive in this way, like an apparition he/aboriginie[?] had me crying out:
Fuck me.
It's gotta be.
A Deadhead.
Chemistry.
The bottom got up on top of me.
It's got me seeing E motherfucking T.

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal/needle[?] spooning the ET revealed to me his singular purpose, he said:
"You are the chosen one. The one who will deliver the message. A message of hope for those who choose to hear it and a warning for those who do not."

Me, the chosen one.
They chose me, and I didn't even graduate from fucking high school.

You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better listen.

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes.
Don't even know what that means.
But remember to write it down.
This is so real.
Like the time they floated away.
See, my heart is burning.
Cause this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.

It was so real,
Like I woke up in Wonderland.
It was a bit terrifying
I don't want to be all alone
When I tell this story.
And can anyone tell me why,
It was a repeat experience[?]
Will I ever be coming down.
This is so real.
Finally, it's my lucky day.
See my heart is racing
'Cause this shit never happens to me.

I can't breathe right now.

You believe me don't you?
Please believe what I just said.
See them telling children[?]
And this wasn't all in my head.
See they took me right by the hand.
And invited me right in
Then they showed me something.
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down on my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
I'm out my head.
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Can't remember what they said.
God damn, I shit the bed.

High/Hi/Hey/I[?]

Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be -- "The One."
Born to bear and write you all the details of our ending;
To write it down for all the world to see.
.. But I forgot my pen.
Shit the bed again -- typical.

Strapped down on my bed.
Feet cold and eyes red.
I'm out of my head.
Am my alive? Am my dead?
Sunkist and sudafed.
Gyroscopes and infrared.
Won't help the braindead.
Can't remember what they said.
Goddamn, I shit the bed.

(Scream)

I can't remember what they said, to me.
Canít remember what they said to make me out to be a hero.
Can't remember what they said.

Canít remember what they said.

Don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know ..

Goddamn, shit the bed.my god that is brilliant...thank you
well fuck me tool

fuck me hard

Sago
04-22-2006, 06:58 PM
From the stuff you guys did along with some transcribing of my own I came up with these:

Alright, then
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 AM and I fueled eating up peanuts, box of Krispy Kremes and my need to know poses
As I saw Area 51 contemplating the multitudes of people thinking it was just a flaming stealth
But then it split the sky light wide open open. I never expect to see you in a place like this. Anyway ...
God pulled up some diamonds or something out of my birkenstocks and he told me:

Holy fucking shit
(holy fucking shit x4)

Then the x-file being hooked me into some kind of blue-green jet ship with
Isabella Rosalini which I say have a breath that reeked.
they did like a good job but there's a store that can make them disappear
Bububububuu I swear on
My bububu-bugged eyes; my gaping jaw;
A steady upper and upper and upper and upper
all i could think was "I hope that Uncle Parker doesn't notice that I have pissed my fucking pants."


I didn't add the other lines after that since they're a lot easier to figure out than the first few minutes of the song.

JE Mack
04-22-2006, 07:49 PM
changed stuff in the brackets.

Alrighty then,
Picture this if you will:

Began at 2 AM ... and [Never expected to see it in a place like this].

....
[Sure glad sure glad sure glad
they were glad i would listen]
....

Don't even know what that means.
[Must] remember to write it down.
This is [surreal].
Like the time they floated away.
See, my heart is [pounding].
Cause this shit never happens to me.

Can't breathe right now.

It was so real,
Like I woke up in Wonderland.
[All sort of] terrifying
I don't want to be all alone
When I tell this story.
....

I can't breathe right now.

.....
See they took me right by the hand.
And [brought] me right here
Then they showed me something.
I don't even know where to begin.
...
Born to bear and [bring to] all the details of our ending;
To write it down for all the world to see.
.....
Sunkist and sudafed.
Gyroscopes and [nicarette].
Won't help the braindead.
....

(Scream)

I can't remember what they said, to me.
Canít remember what they said to make me out to be a hero.
Can't remember what they said.

Canít remember what they said.

Don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know ..

Goddamn, shit the bed.

Dr. Strangefist
04-22-2006, 07:49 PM
does anyone else think it's "This is surreal" instead of "This is so real" ?

edit: ah, nevermind. one of them kinda sounded like surreal, but others sound like so real, so I don't really know

KFJ
04-22-2006, 08:12 PM
**many changes throughout**


Alrighty then
Picture this if you will

10 to 2am and actually eating up the ya'know box of krispy kremes at my need-to-know post just outside area 51 contemplating the whole "chosen people" thing but just then a flaming steel banana split the skylight but wide open never expect to see at a place like this...
anyway
it put us on a diamond-something right on my birkenstocks and he
--yelping--
holy fucking shit (repeat x 7)


Then the x-files -- he aimed to it -- it was some kind of blue-green jerky shit with isabella rossellini lips and breath that reeked
and they woodchip shot terrorists while making the sound abananadabanana that's when I opened up my bug eyes, my gaping jaw and my sweaty over and upper and upper lip and all I could think was I hope uncle parker doesn't notice that I pissed my fuckin pants.

So lions wait
like an apperition he had me cryin out
fuck me
gotta be a deadhead chemistry
the bottle droppers on top of me
got me seein E motherfucking T

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal spooning the ET revealed to me his singular purpose, he said:
"You are the chosen one. The one who will deliver the message. A message of hope for those who choose to hear it and a warning for those who do not."

Me, the chosen one.
They chose me, and I didn't graduate from fucking high school.

You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better listen.

Then ya looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes
Don't even know what that means
Must remember to write it down

This is surreal
Like the time they floated away
See my heart is pounding
'cause this shit never happens to me

Can't breathe right now.

It was so real,
Like I woke up in Wonderland.
Awesome and terrifying
And I wanna be all alone
while I tell you a story
and can anyone tell me why?
(all of a sudden the Peanuts' parents)
Will I ever be coming down?

This is so real
finally it's my lucky day
see my heart is racing
'cause this shit never happens to me


I can't breathe right now.

You believe me don't you?
Please believe what I just said.
See they're telling children
And this wasn't all in my head.
See they took the other hand.
And invited me right in
Then they showed me something.
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
I'm out my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed


Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position
such a heavy burden now to be the One
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending
to write it down for all the world to see
but I forgot my pen
shit the bed again
typical

Strapped down to my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
I'm out of my head
Am my alive? Am my dead?
Sunkist and sudafed
Gyroscopes and infrared
Won't help the braindead
Can't remember what they said
Goddamn, shit the bed

(Scream)
I can't remember what they said to me
Canít remember what they said to make me out to be a hero
Can't remember what they said

bah, help me (can't remember what he said)

Don't know
Won't know
(repeat)

God damn
Shit the bed

Spiralman
04-22-2006, 11:50 PM
Peanut to Paris

For some reason I keep hearing "Peanut's Parents". I hear the "nts" very clearly.

Ditto kiddo

Spiralman
04-22-2006, 11:51 PM
does anyone else think it's "This is surreal" instead of "This is so real" ?

edit: ah, nevermind. one of them kinda sounded like surreal, but others sound like so real, so I don't really know

I've also wondered if it was surreal. Seems to almost fit the context better.

W_I_E
04-23-2006, 12:16 AM
from what you guys have down this song sounds like a crazy acid trip that wont go away. not crazy good bad like really bad crazy

Physt
04-23-2006, 12:51 AM
I think it's ego spooning, like a mental connection or even trying to appeal to his ego.

optimistic-pessimist
04-23-2006, 12:54 AM
I think it's ego spooning, like a mental connection or even trying to appeal to his ego.

But isn't "fetal spooning" much, much funnier? Come on... just imagine... you're abducted by aliens, and to calm you down they try spooning with you? Hilarious! "Fetal spooning" fits with the humerous tone/aspect of the song, so it gets my vote.

MiSStegic
04-23-2006, 01:05 AM
not that i subscribe to the conspirators but I think Rosetta Stoned is some how tied into track 13 - Faaip de Oiad from lateralus.


13
Faaip de Oiad

"I, I don't have a whole lot of time. Um, OK, I'm a former employee of Area 51. I, I was let go on a medical discharge about a week ago and, and... [chokes] I've kind of been running across the country. Damn, I don't know where to start, they're, they're gonna, um, they'll triangulate on this position really soon.

OK, um, um, OK, what we're thinking of as, as aliens, they're extradimensional beings, that, an earlier precursor of the, um, space program they made contact with. They are not what they claim to be. Uh, they've infiltrated a, a lot of aspects of, of, of the military establishment, particularly the Area 51.

The disasters that are coming, they, the military, I'm sorry, the government knows about them. And there's a lot of safe areas in this world that they could begin moving the population to now. They are not! They want those major population centers wiped out so that the few that are left will be more easily controllable."

insaner
04-23-2006, 01:16 AM
from what you guys have down this song sounds like a crazy acid trip that wont go away. not crazy good bad like really bad crazy


yes, but not acid.

primeraz
04-23-2006, 02:54 AM
'shit the bed' is normally used as a term when someone jumps out the bed,
you know as in "you shit the bed this morning?" and i thing thats the terminolgy maynard
as he goes on about been strapped down in his bed so its like he had a bad trip
and he was on his bed maybe blacked out for a few hours and halucinated then he gets to the bit about been strapped down etc and suddenly wakes up and says goddamn shit the bed never heard shit the bed used before as for something been broken or forgetting something

insaner
04-23-2006, 08:06 AM
'shit the bed' is normally used as a term when someone jumps out the bed,
you know as in "you shit the bed this morning?" and i thing thats the terminolgy maynard
as he goes on about been strapped down in his bed so its like he had a bad trip
and he was on his bed maybe blacked out for a few hours and halucinated then he gets to the bit about been strapped down etc and suddenly wakes up and says goddamn shit the bed never heard shit the bed used before as for something been broken or forgetting something


yeah but you live in a country where its acceptable to fuck sheep.

optimistic-pessimist
04-23-2006, 08:33 AM
yeah but you live in a country where its acceptable to fuck sheep.

Haha.

But yeah, it's not being used as "I forgot something" or "something's broken"... The expression means "I fucked up." It's just a general term for when you screw something up... for example... when you're given a solution to humanity's problems by an alien race, but you forget to write it down. Whoops.

primeraz
04-23-2006, 09:36 AM
Haha.

But yeah, it's not being used as "I forgot something" or "something's broken"... The expression means "I fucked up." It's just a general term for when you screw something up... for example... when you're given a solution to humanity's problems by an alien race, but you forget to write it down. Whoops.

haha if only it was acceptable id be out chasing them sheep now lol

still ive never heard it used for that term (but im not saying your wrong either)
my post was directed at someones earlier in the thread that was going on puting it as the tv shit the bed

optimistic-pessimist
04-23-2006, 09:52 AM
haha if only it was acceptable id be out chasing them sheep now lol


Yikes... I'm predicting that *maybe* you shouldn't have said that on here................

Sagacious Foetu
04-23-2006, 10:01 AM
THE BEGINNING MAKES ME WANT TO FUCKING KILL MYSELF.

seriously, it sounds like the voice is overlapping in such a way that it doesn't even sound like it but at the same time it's definitely not just one voice.

I NEED TO START MAKING SENSE. :(

godhenry
04-23-2006, 03:18 PM
umm i haven't read all posts on this thread but it seems like, at least toward the end of the thread, that most people here miss the sarcasm. no?

this song is about telling a very specific group of TOOL's fan to fuck off...

aneriz
04-23-2006, 04:05 PM
umm i haven't read all posts on this thread but it seems like, at least toward the end of the thread, that most people here miss the sarcasm. no?

this song is about telling a very specific group of TOOL's fan to fuck off...


are you suggesting that TOOL only wants certain types of ppl to listen to their music and that acid eating, ufo geeks are not one of those groups??

JE Mack
04-23-2006, 04:11 PM
umm i haven't read all posts on this thread but it seems like, at least toward the end of the thread, that most people here miss the sarcasm. no?

this song is about telling a very specific group of TOOL's fan to fuck off...


Wow, Tool wants me to fuck off. They chose ME. Fantastic.

el57
04-23-2006, 05:36 PM
And you didn't graduate from fuckin high school! Shiiittteee

optimistic-pessimist
04-23-2006, 06:08 PM
umm i haven't read all posts on this thread but it seems like, at least toward the end of the thread, that most people here miss the sarcasm. no?

this song is about telling a very specific group of TOOL's fan to fuck off...

To answer your question... I'd say NO.

Where are you getting this? Elaborate and I might believe you... but I doubt it.

godhenry
04-23-2006, 11:30 PM
are you suggesting that TOOL only wants certain types of ppl to listen to their music and that acid eating, ufo geeks are not one of those groups??
no the sarcasm that I caught in the song is trying to tell people not to idolize the band because they had previously made some great tracks like Third Eye, Parabola, and Lateralus.

the band tripped, had a good time, told you stories, even enlightened a few of us with their stories, but please do not think TOOL is the one, the messenger, which a lot of people do around here. because after all they trip just like we trip. their trips are not any holier than our trips. but if TOOL fans keep insisting on the inpirational hidden codes and "holy moments," they will start to freak and feel like being strapped down by us and eventually forget their pen.

no? it's just me then?

soydeedo
04-24-2006, 02:22 AM
no? it's just me then?
sounds spot on to me. =)

LabRat404
04-24-2006, 08:46 AM
sounds spot on to me. =)

interesting theory.

LabRat404
04-24-2006, 08:57 AM
no the sarcasm that I caught in the song is trying to tell people not to idolize the band because they had previously made some great tracks like Third Eye, Parabola, and Lateralus.

the band tripped, had a good time, told you stories, even enlightened a few of us with their stories, but please do not think TOOL is the one, the messenger, which a lot of people do around here. because after all they trip just like we trip. their trips are not any holier than our trips. but if TOOL fans keep insisting on the inpirational hidden codes and "holy moments," they will start to freak and feel like being strapped down by us and eventually forget their pen.

no? it's just me then?

You may be right, though it's nearly impossible to know for sure.

I am intrigued by the idea that there are "hidden messages" within tool's songs, not so much because I'm interested in what the "message" could be, but just for the challenge of figuring it out. If I look for hidden meaning, its for the sense of accomplishment that I get out of finding it, more so than learning the actual message. In doing so, I would hope only to become more perceptive. Needless to say, it would also be inspirational.

idolization is as silly as fundamentalism.

nfidel
04-24-2006, 10:07 AM
Peanut to Paris

For some reason I keep hearing "Peanut's Parents". I hear the "nts" very clearly.

Maybe I am crazy, but it seemed pretty obvious to me that he says...

"and can anyone tell me why all of a sudden my penis hurts"

He is talking about an alien abduction, and when this shit happened to me back in '84
my penis hurt for a couple of days too. Listen to it again. I know it is closer than "peanuts to paris" or "peanuts parents"

Dr. Strangefist
04-24-2006, 10:39 AM
I've also wondered if it was surreal. Seems to almost fit the context better.

surreal makes more sense to me too, but it sounds like so real

LabRat404
04-24-2006, 10:45 AM
surreal makes more sense to me too, but it sounds like so real


how about cereal :-)


or, serial.

LabRat404
04-24-2006, 12:36 PM
Maybe I am crazy, but it seemed pretty obvious to me that he says...

"and can anyone tell me why all of a sudden my penis hurts"

He is talking about an alien abduction, and when this shit happened to me back in '84
my penis hurt for a couple of days too. Listen to it again. I know it is closer than "peanuts to paris" or "peanuts parents"


Peanuts to Pears.

liek comparing Apples & Oranges.

optimistic-pessimist
04-24-2006, 12:51 PM
Maybe I am crazy, but it seemed pretty obvious to me that he says...

"and can anyone tell me why all of a sudden my penis hurts"

He is talking about an alien abduction, and when this shit happened to me back in '84
my penis hurt for a couple of days too. Listen to it again. I know it is closer than "peanuts to paris" or "peanuts parents"

It does sound like..

"And can anyone tell me why all of a sudden my penis..."

But then that last word doesn't really sound like "hurts." It would make sense, but it doesn't quite fit the sound that I'm hearing. I think you're on the right track though...

The Corinthian
04-24-2006, 01:39 PM
The Lyrics

Good job KFJ. Thats the closest we have to the correct lyrics yet i believe.

for some edits. I think its Began at 2am i can hear an "an" sound after the first guitar riff.

Also I think he says "when a flaming stealth banana split the sky, like, wide open" for 2 reasons.

1) this is some guy rapidly telling his tale to someone so he might use "like" when people do when they talk fast.

2) stealth banana is an old bill hicks joke and you know how tool loves bill hicks so it seems to fit.

See, everyone got boners over the technology, and it was pretty incredible. Watching missiles fly down air vents, pretty unbelievable. But couldn't we feasibly use that same technology to shoot food at hungry people? Know what I mean? Fly over Ethiopia, "There's a guy that needs a banana!" SHOOP. The Stealth Banana. Smart fruit!

Also does anyone know who "uncle parker" could be to describe an alien?

optimistic-pessimist
04-24-2006, 02:09 PM
For anyone still confused on the "shit the bed" phrase...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=shit+the+bed&defid=1201578

Oh and I'm 100% positive that it's a flaming STEALTH banana. It's a Bill Hicks reference... HAS to be right.

monkeythumbs
04-24-2006, 04:05 PM
Patient: Alrighty, then... picture this if you will.

Began at 2 AM, and after eating an entire box of Krispy Kremes, and my need-to-know ???, I was just outside Area 51 contemplating the multitudes of people, thinking, when a flaming, stealth banana split the sky, like, wide open. I never expected to see it in a place like this. I do believe I spilled a diamond sundae or something right on my Birkenstocks.

Holy fucking shit! (x4)

Then the X-Files beings in some kind of blurry jet ship ??? that started to reek ??? when I heard about my bug eyes, my gaping jaw, and my steady lower and upper lip, and all I could think was, ďI hope you donít get your ??? on my fuckiní pants!Ē

So alive in this way
Like an apparition
He had me crying out
Fuck me
Itís gotta be
Dead head
Chemistry
The bottom got on top of me
Got me seein' E-motherfuckin'-T

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal spooning, E.T. revealed to me his singular purpose. He said, "You are the Chosen One, the One who will deliver the message, a message of hope to those who choose to hear it and a warning to those who do not." Me. The Chosen One. They chose me, and I didn't graduate from fuckin' high school.

You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better listen.

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes
Donít even know what that means
Must remember to write it down
This is so real
Like the time they floated away
See, my heart is pounding
íCause this shit never happens to me

I canít breathe right now!

It was so real
Like I woke up in wonderland
It was so terrifying
I donít wanna be all alone
When I tell this story
And can anyone tell me why
All of a sudden the peanuts dance?
Will I ever be coming down?
This is so real
Finally, itís my lucky day
See, my heart is racing
íCause this shit never happens to me

I canít breathe right now!

You believe me, donít you?
Please, believe what I just said!
See them telling children
And this wasnít all in my head
See, they took me by the hand
And they invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I donít even know where to begin

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold, eyes red
Iím out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Canít remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

High

Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position
Such a heavy burden now to be the One
Forced to bear and read you all the details of our ending
To write it down for all the world to see
But I forgot my pen
Shit the bed again...
Typical

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
Iím out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Sunkist and Sudafed
Gyroscopes and infrared
Wonít help, braindead
Canít remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

I canít remember what they said to me
Canít remember what they said to make me out to be a hero
Canít remember what it said
(God help me!)
Canít remember what it said

Donít know, wonít know (x12)

God damn, shit the bed!


That what I have so far.

closest of all... but


i dont hear diamond, i hear dime sized... or dime inside or something... hmm

and in the jan newsletter about... well this... he mentions a guy named dave that was holding a small piece of metal chanting somethin... .02

GreenSmurf
04-24-2006, 04:10 PM
Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold, eyes red
Iím out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Canít remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

Best part. I can't stop saying it!

KFJ
04-24-2006, 04:37 PM
I think you are right about "stealth" banana.

resonance.
04-24-2006, 04:38 PM
Doesn't Maynard mention his penis hurting somewhere in there?

yossaricat
04-24-2006, 04:50 PM
closest of all... but


i dont hear diamond, i hear dime sized... or dime inside or something... hmm

and in the jan newsletter about... well this... he mentions a guy named dave that was holding a small piece of metal chanting somethin... .02


could it be stopped on a dime in my birkenstocks or something to that affect?

optimistic-pessimist
04-24-2006, 05:34 PM
could it be stopped on a dime in my birkenstocks or something to that affect?

I mentioned sometime earlier in this thread about "stopping on a dime"... which makes perfect sense because he's talking about a UFO splitting the sky open... or moving very quickly...

bogsnarth
04-24-2006, 08:45 PM
i hear the line this way:

"something about my bug eyes
my gaping jaw
my sweaty l. ron hubbard upper lip"

weird i know.. but that's what i hear.

Clutch it like an AEnima
04-24-2006, 09:54 PM
in the first rant...after the krispie kremes part.....he says need to know post-its

Vegama
04-25-2006, 06:31 AM
He says "and, can anyone tell me why, my penis hurts..." I'm pretty sure.

Warmth-
04-25-2006, 08:03 AM
Hi.

I'd like to thank all of you guys, who have taken the time, to write the lyrics down. Much appreciated.

The first time I heard this song, I could swear I heard mjk sing/shout "Shit my bed again!" among the lyrics, repeatedly. 'Okay, that sounds childish', was my first reaction. After a listen or a two more, my subconscious- or somesuch thing -was telling me the sentence was somehow totally out of place and strange. I decided to check the lyrics from this forum.

So, I come over to this thread, the first page, the first longer transcription, by ∆mitis. I read it over. Okay, there seemed to be a lot of words missing, but the thing nagging my mind immediately clicked when I read the ending part while simultaneously listening to the song:

"Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be -- the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.

But I forgot my pen.
Shit -- my bad -- again. Typical."

The guy telling the story, is saying he's sorry, it's his fault, but he just:

"Can’t remember what they said
God damn, shit my bad"

As is sung in the chorus -part. Or that's what I'm hearing.

Think about it? You're trying to convey to another person about your heavy burden, about how you've failed to tell the world about its ending. Are you going to finish it off with an apology--- that it was your fault, that as a typical high school drop-out, you forgot your pen? --- or the information, that you've just shit the bed you are in - again?

Some shit on the bed seems like peanuts, compared to this guys burdens otherwise.

And then again, who knows with mjk's vowel-blending vocals?

LabRat404
04-25-2006, 08:45 AM
began at 2 am and I have the fuel to eat and empty out a box of krispy kreams

GOSH

thats it, I'm sure of it.

GOSH

svet-am
04-25-2006, 09:19 AM
"Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be -- the one.
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending.
To write it down for all the world to see.

But I forgot my pen.
Shit -- my bad -- again. Typical."

The guy telling the story, is saying he's sorry, it's his fault, but he just:

"Canít remember what they said
God damn, shit my bad"


I was listening to these lyrics as I read your post. Your post would have legs if that was even remotely what was being sung.

He specifically says "shit - THE bed - again. Typical" And, yes, it is very clear that he is saying "the". So, your theory doesn't hold water because "shit - the bad - again" doesn't fit at all. Further, there's a lot of distortion on the vocals, so "bed" has a very subdued sound on the short 'e'. It almost sounds like Maynard is from Boston the way that he pronounces 'bed' on this song.

At the end of the day, I think you're just trying to justify a way out of the fact that maynard is singing "shit the bed" because for some reason you think that tool is "above that." This is not, and never has been, the case. If you want proof -- listen to The Gaping Lotus Experience and Maynard's Dick.

Warmth-
04-25-2006, 10:09 AM
He specifically says "shit - THE bed - again. Typical" And, yes, it is very clear that he is saying "the". So, your theory doesn't hold water because "shit - the bad - again" doesn't fit at all.

Okay, I don't claim to have extraordinary hearing or anything. I do however have a good set of headphones, and a decent stereo-setup that tends to be more analytical, than twistingly musical. After playing the song many times through, I definitely hear 'shit - MY bad again. typical'. So I guess we disagree on this.



At the end of the day, I think you're just trying to justify a way out of the fact that maynard is singing "shit the bed" because for some reason you think that tool is "above that."

Since you went on to do this quick psychoanalysis on me, concerning my motives for thinking that there's an apology in the lyrics, instead of dirty linens, I'll return the favor:

At the end of the day, I think you're hearing "God damn, shit the bed", because that's what your brain is taking as 'the obvious'-choice, after hearing:
"Strapped down, on my BED"
a few seconds before, in the chorus.

Theory against another then.

Trust me, I don't mind mjk singing whatever, shit, fuck, bed, bad, whichever. I don't hold him, or tool, 'up there' in my mind. Excellent music, art if you will. But in the end, it's just entertainment what is derived for me, not something sacred, no matter how well they at times manage to reflect and bring out different feelings out of me.

Sorry if this, or the earlier post, ended up being too.. uh, 'invasive' or something, I'm not trying to say the final word on the subject, but just my (quite strong =)) opinnion on the matter.

FistFck
04-25-2006, 10:15 AM
SORRY GUYS, HAVENT BEEN READING MUCH, BUT IM LISTENING TO ROSETTA STONED YET AGAIN, AND IM STANDING BY MY ORIGINAL OPINION ON THE MATTER: AT 0:30 SECONDS, HE IS SAYING "WACHEN SIE AUF, WACHEN SIE AUF, WACHEN SIE AUF" NOT HOLY FUCKING SHIT. SORRY. BUT IT HAS TO BE. THE "I" SOUND IS NOT FOLLOWED BY ANYTHING OTHER THAN AUF (THERE IS NO -NG SHIT FUCK-) SOMEONE PLEASE CHECK THIS OVER AND LISTEN HARD?

LabRat404
04-25-2006, 11:16 AM
SORRY GUYS, HAVENT BEEN READING MUCH, BUT IM LISTENING TO ROSETTA STONED YET AGAIN, AND IM STANDING BY MY ORIGINAL OPINION ON THE MATTER: AT 0:30 SECONDS, HE IS SAYING "WACHEN SIE AUF, WACHEN SIE AUF, WACHEN SIE AUF" NOT HOLY FUCKING SHIT. SORRY. BUT IT HAS TO BE. THE "I" SOUND IS NOT FOLLOWED BY ANYTHING OTHER THAN AUF (THERE IS NO -NG SHIT FUCK-) SOMEONE PLEASE CHECK THIS OVER AND LISTEN HARD?


CAPS CAPS CAPS CAPS CAPS CAPS

HAHAHA


CAPS

FistFck
04-25-2006, 11:21 AM
sorry, the music was so loud, it only seemed fitting. ;)

acsguitar
04-25-2006, 12:30 PM
umm i haven't read all posts on this thread but it seems like, at least toward the end of the thread, that most people here miss the sarcasm. no?

this song is about telling a very specific group of TOOL's fan to fuck off...


You are an idiot...

Maynard is a conspiracy type of guy.

He likes UFO stuff I mean he lives in the desert in arizona. There are pictures of him wearing UFO shirts and he obviously thinks AREA 51 is cool.

Anyways he's not telling UFO TOOL fans to fuck off.

Yahiko
04-25-2006, 01:14 PM
No, he's telling the group of fans who think they know him to fuck off.

Wingedson
04-25-2006, 01:21 PM
no the sarcasm that I caught in the song is trying to tell people not to idolize the band because they had previously made some great tracks like Third Eye, Parabola, and Lateralus.

the band tripped, had a good time, told you stories, even enlightened a few of us with their stories, but please do not think TOOL is the one, the messenger, which a lot of people do around here. because after all they trip just like we trip. their trips are not any holier than our trips. but if TOOL fans keep insisting on the inpirational hidden codes and "holy moments," they will start to freak and feel like being strapped down by us and eventually forget their pen.

no? it's just me then?


Interesting idea, there. Definite validity to the point you made.

rgardjr
04-25-2006, 02:49 PM
The peanuts parents could refer to the Charlie Brown cartoon Peanuts. Do you remember the way the parents sounded when they spoke to Charlie Brown in the animated cartoons? Only way to tell what the adults were saying was to listen to Charlie reiterate it or respond to them. Of course the penis hurts theory sounds pretty good. The Peanuts dance also has a connection to Charlie Brown. Schroeder playing the piano and everybody else boogies on down-happened quite a bit in the cartoons.

Argument for literal translation of shit the bed could be the typical alien abduction involves being drugged and given a thorough anal probing. Naturally this could loosen things up a bit and if you've been knocked out by an alien anesthesiologist you might not wake up in time to make it to the old shitter. Does seem that there is more going for the screwing up/dropping the ball translation.

optimistic-pessimist
04-25-2006, 03:03 PM
Does seem that there is more going for the screwing up/dropping the ball translation.

I agree with you completely. I think Maynard wrote it to have double meaning, or at least to be ambiguous. He could be using it in the sense that he fucked up royally, or that he literally soiled the bed, considering his mental (and possibly his physical) state at this time... or maybe even both at the same time.

But it's 100% absolutely, definitely "shit the bed" every single time he says it in the song. He's not apologizing to anyone, because no one believes him. He's told the story and they didn't believe him. In fact they think he's crazy. The "shit the bed" is his own internal dialog.

bogsnarth
04-25-2006, 03:10 PM
three words guys:

L

RON

MOTHERFUCKING

HUBBARD.

it's the lyric, i swear to xenu.

DTrain
04-25-2006, 03:56 PM
Then the x files began,
with some kind of blue-green jackie chan
with Isabella Rosellini lips and [?]
[?] talking about my bug eyes
might be a big jaw,



I think:

"Then the x-file being who looked like some kind of blue-grey jackie chan, with Isabella Rosellini lips and breath that reeked"

is more accurate. In fact, I'm almost 100% sure that's what it says :P

DTrain
04-25-2006, 03:58 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadowkhan <-- blue-grey creatures from jackie chan adventures :P

lol

Opiate_Mass
04-25-2006, 05:25 PM
I LOVEEE TOOLL!!! This album is FUCKING AWESOME. People here seem to forget that TOOL is a band. Being in a band is about having fun and I can tell they did.
dude, have you even heard their other stuff? you seem like someone who's ONLY heard the new album and decided you like tool. if so......... fuck off

Opiate_Mass
04-25-2006, 05:29 PM
Goddamn, shouldíve been.
EDIT: updated with what has been contributed so far.
Goddamn Shit The Bed.

optimistic-pessimist
04-25-2006, 07:38 PM
dude, have you even heard their other stuff? you seem like someone who's ONLY heard the new album and decided you like tool. if so......... fuck off

This is unnecessary. Why be such an elitist asshole?

I've been a fan since '94, but I still won't act like that to someone just because they're a new fan.

FistFck
04-25-2006, 08:29 PM
no one hears "wachen sie auf" ?????? man, this is dissapointing. comon, somebody hear it? please? its not holy fucking shit. mouth it out while he says it! i swear, it doesnt fit.

KFJ
04-25-2006, 08:49 PM
no one hears "wachen sie auf" ?????? man, this is dissapointing. comon, somebody hear it? please? its not holy fucking shit. mouth it out while he says it! i swear, it doesnt fit.

I don't hear it and it makes no sense, translation aside.

KFJ
04-25-2006, 08:52 PM
The peanuts parents could refer to the Charlie Brown cartoon Peanuts. Do you remember the way the parents sounded when they spoke to Charlie Brown in the animated cartoons?

wha wha wha whaaaaaa?

Yeah that was my take on it.

FistFck
04-25-2006, 08:53 PM
I know I'm not going crazy. I swear he's saying it. I hope they play this song in concert soon... Perhaps someone will hear it there. He says "Wake up" 4 times in german (Wachen Sie Auf).

FistFck
04-25-2006, 09:03 PM
Alrighty then. Ill shut up from now on. I'm sorry for the posts. Turns out yall are right. ::Lowers head in utter shame::

bogsnarth
04-25-2006, 11:14 PM
sorry, fstfck, you do seem to know your shit lyrics-wise, but i just don't hear it.. the "holy fuckin shit" line fits, but it loops on top of itself.. so it's more like "HOLY FUCKIN SHIOLY FUCKIN SHIOLY FUCKIN SHI" etc

and i still can't believe nobody else hears "my sweaty l. ron hubbard upper lip."

so we're in the same boat.

optimistic-pessimist
04-26-2006, 05:08 AM
sorry, fstfck, you do seem to know your shit lyrics-wise, but i just don't hear it.. the "holy fuckin shit" line fits, but it loops on top of itself.. so it's more like "HOLY FUCKIN SHIOLY FUCKIN SHIOLY FUCKIN SHI" etc

and i still can't believe nobody else hears "my sweaty l. ron hubbard upper lip."

so we're in the same boat.

Haha.... I can kinda hear it actually, if I really try... but it makes no sense. What exactly would an "L. Ron Hubbard upper lip" be?

LabRat404
04-26-2006, 05:24 AM
Anyways he's not telling UFO TOOL fans to fuck off.

blah blah blah.

Maynard may like UFO stories and stuff like that, (I'm a rather large X-Files fanatic by the way) but I don't think this song is about that. I think that godhenry has a point, however I do think he's wrong.

A Theory:

Maynard knows people idolize him or whatever, and he's singing about how silly it is. Not telling that specific group of Tool fans to fuck off, but to just think about how silly it all really is. In reality, I think the song may actually do the opposite, if I'm right about the meaning.


A Second Theory:

The song is entitled "Rosetta Stoned", which makes me think that there's also some kind of message in there behind its literal meaning. don't laugh at me, because all of maynards writing has been very cryptic, and I'm not saying that theres some "holy message" in there, I just think he's being metaphorical in a different way.

If you notice, there are a lot of mentionings about widely popular phrases: The X Files, Krispy Kreame, Area 51, Post-It Notes, Stealth Banana (Bill Hicks), etc etc


edit: he basically says "I'm the one, they sent me to deliver this message about our ending, I'm the only one that can do it, they told me so...but I forgot what they said! I forgot my pen! I forgot the message!"

theres a LOT of sarcasm in that.

LabRat404
04-26-2006, 05:27 AM
Not "Holly Fucking Shit--Holy Fucking Shit--Holy..."

he says "Fuck You, Fuck You, Fuck You"

visionary
04-26-2006, 07:11 AM
blah blah blah.

Maynard may like UFO stories and stuff like that, (I'm a rather large X-Files fanatic by the way) but I don't think this song is about that. I think that godhenry has a point, however I do think he's wrong.

A Theory:

Maynard knows people idolize him or whatever, and he's singing about how silly it is. Not telling that specific group of Tool fans to fuck off, but to just think about how silly it all really is. In reality, I think the song may actually do the opposite, if I'm right about the meaning.


A Second Theory:

The song is entitled "Rosetta Stoned", which makes me think that there's also some kind of message in there behind its literal meaning. don't laugh at me, because all of maynards writing has been very cryptic, and I'm not saying that theres some "holy message" in there, I just think he's being metaphorical in a different way.

If you notice, there are a lot of mentionings about widely popular phrases: The X Files, Krispy Kreame, Area 51, Post-It Notes, Stealth Banana (Bill Hicks), etc etc


edit: he basically says "I'm the one, they sent me to deliver this message about our ending, I'm the only one that can do it, they told me so...but I forgot what they said! I forgot my pen! I forgot the message!"

theres a LOT of sarcasm in that.

So what you're trying to say is that Maynard is telling those who worship him, "Sorry, folks, but I was given a message but forgot to write it down. Looks like I can't be your messiah."

I think, personally, that you are reading too deeply into it. I think that Maynard is writing about, possibly, a fantasy in which all goes wrong. I cynical, black ending to a dream he might desire. Again, that may be reading into it too much also. It could be as simple as Maynard's response to UFO abductions in a very Maynard-esque way. But really, who the [insert random vulgarity in all caps here] knows?

I will tell you this though, it is mighty fun speculating!

LabRat404
04-26-2006, 08:49 AM
So what you're trying to say is that Maynard is telling those who worship him, "Sorry, folks, but I was given a message but forgot to write it down. Looks like I can't be your messiah."

Yes. Though I don't think he's sayin "Sorry, I can't be your messiah", I think he's saying "Yeah, I'm you're messiah, you moron. Listen here you little fuckers..."


edit: translation: he want's these fools to realize they're fools and to start thinking and experiencing instead of listening and following.