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Old 04-18-2006, 05:27 PM   #1
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You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

Okay.
The opening vocals.
Amazing.
One of Tool's finest moments?
Of course.

Anyone want to take a stab at deciphering the lyrics, though?
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Old 04-18-2006, 05:31 PM   #2
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

I will love to hear this song live may 15th.
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Old 04-18-2006, 06:04 PM   #3
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

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I will love to hear this song live may 15th.
Assuming that you can somehow get tickets :P
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Old 04-18-2006, 06:07 PM   #4
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

in my downlaoded version maynards voice is all raspy and he sounds like some sreamo guy, is that what he sounds like on yours?
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

It sounds like he's quoting the bible on part of it to me.
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

Sounds like the Third Eye of this album. Fucking weird, trippy, and awesome as hell.
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Old 04-18-2006, 06:31 PM   #7
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

his vocals sound imo similar to mike patton (when hes talking too fast to understand) and alot like layne staley towards the end (listen to "hate to feel" by aic, vocal styles are near identical).
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Old 04-18-2006, 07:20 PM   #8
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

This song is basicaly a story being told by someone tripping on LSD, hence the lead in "Lost Keys(Blame Hoffman)
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

These lyrics are gold. I'm lovin this
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Old 04-18-2006, 07:49 PM   #10
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

Stripped down in my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
I'm out of my head
My life, am I dead?
Can't remember what they said
God damn! Shit the bed!

HA!

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Old 04-18-2006, 07:52 PM   #11
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

me. they chose me. and i didnt graduate outta fuckin high school.
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Old 04-18-2006, 07:53 PM   #12
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

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me. they chose me. and i didnt graduate outta fuckin high school.
That line was fuckin hilarious. So mundane and to-the-point. I love it.
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Old 04-18-2006, 07:53 PM   #13
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

It's flippin' awesome. I also look forward to a phenomenal performance on May 15th. SICK
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

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Stripped down in my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
I'm out of my head
My life, am I dead?
Can't remember what they said
God damn! Shit the bed!

HA!
Haha, I'm no good at picking out lyrics but that "Goddamn, shit the bed" part I caught. Fantastic! I'm glad to see Tool being silly again, after all the seriousness in Lateralus.

Another part in the song that made me laugh: in the beginning Maynard singing quietly over a guitar part going, what I think to be, "Holy fucking shit, holy fucking shit, holy fucking shit."
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Old 04-18-2006, 08:12 PM   #15
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

i get the feeling that maynard took a massive amount of drugs, then wrote these lyrics.
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Old 04-18-2006, 08:22 PM   #16
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

i think they all must do some serious psychs before and during the construction of the last four studio albums.
blame psilo.
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

Why does everyone dig this song? I don't get it. Maybe I should listen to it more. Maynard's voice on this doesn't sound that great at all. And that "shit the bed" part is horrific.
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Old 04-18-2006, 08:34 PM   #18
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

I love the (holy fuckin shit!) echoing in the background after the beginning chaos

Also, little phrases like "Area 51" "ET" "X-Files" jump out at me

Funniest thing....

Overwhelming......?
placed in my position
Turning out to be the one
....the details of our ending
without a doubt for all the world to see
but i forgot my pen
shit the bed again... typical

i love this song

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Old 04-18-2006, 08:50 PM   #19
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

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. italics-fast paced verse at intro

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
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

began at 2am
and im

...box of krispy kremes

...area 51
contemplating...people...flaming

split the sky wide open
never expected to see a place like this
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Old 04-18-2006, 09:27 PM   #21
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

TOward the end

one would be placed in my position
such a heavy burden now to be the one
...
to write it down for all the world to see

but i forgot my pen
shit the bed agaaaaiiin.
typical

strapped down on my bed
feet cold
eyes red
im out of my head
my life, mind dead
sunkist, sudafed, ... nicoret
wont help the brain dead
cant remember what they said
god damn, shit the bed

(KICK ASS SCREAM)

cant remember what they said to me...made out to be? a hero
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Old 04-18-2006, 09:36 PM   #22
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

This is like I am the Walrus.. "Lets see if those fuckers can decipher this one"

I can imagine the band lauging after recording this thinking of some kid sitting at his computer for 10 hours trying to figure out the exact lyrics, then trying to find an esoteric parallel
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sunkist, sudafed, <...> nicoret'

in here does it says couch .... something
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i forgot my pen, shit the bed again <typical>, strapped down to my bed, feet cold, eyes red, im out of my head, am i alive, am i dead?, sunkist, sudafed, kind strokes, infra red, wont help, brain dead, cant remember what they said.
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

i heard something about birkenstocks

and im wearing birkenstocks

amazing.
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

why are people so put off by the "shit the bed" part

maybe not familiar with the expression?
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

I'm not familiar with it...
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

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This song is basicaly a story being told by someone tripping on LSD, hence the lead in "Lost Keys(Blame Hoffman)

not actually tripping on LSD...more about someone who cannot come back...
only really funny for acidheads :) I laughed
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I just can't get into this song. I like the humor in Tool's work, but after an emotional climax like the one in 10,000 Days it's difficult to have pretty much four straight songs that don't take themselves seriously.
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Re: You are the chosen one, the one who will deliver the message

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I will love to hear this song live may 15th.
are you trying for tix for the Detroit Show!!!! I wonder why they dont have it listed on Ticketmaster??
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