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Songs dealing with the specific form of violence known as bodily mutilation, e.g. "makes your face implode," as opposed to just killing or hitting a person.
Central theme[edit | edit source]
- Till My Head Falls Off
- You Probably Get That A Lot - Disembodied heads and beheaded bodies in harmony
- You're On Fire
Briefly mentioned[edit | edit source]
- Circular Karate Chop - "Short sharp shock" describes a severe physical punishment — in its original context, Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, the lyric refers to a beheading
- Certain People I Could Name - "A few surviving Samurai survey the battle field / Count the arms, the legs, the heads, and then divide by five" implies dismembered bodies
- Climbing The Walls - "I was grinding my teeth ... using up my teeth"
- Crystal Fortress - "I'll melt your face"
- The Drinky Crow Show Theme - "Off with their heads, off with their heads"
- ECNALUBMA - "...I've got the need to spite my face / I've got a nose, I know what to do / Hand me that electric knife"
- Experimental Film - "I already know the ending it's / the part that makes your face implode". Also in the music video, Strong Sad holds up his hands and his hands have holes in them.
- Letterbox - "You took a bite out of my spine"
- Madam, I Challenge You To A Duel - "Oh please, don't burst a lung"
- Museum Of Idiots - "Chop me up into pieces, if it pleases, if it pleases"
- Nothing's Gonna Change My Clothes - "All the people are so happy now, their heads are cavin' in"
- South Carolina - "I was an "I" and now I am a "V""
- What Did I Do To You? - "Whatever happened to chopped off / Unloved, resentful appendages?"
- When Tornadoes Take Over The World - "Your friends will be swirling right above your disembodied head"