I Am the Spider

Album: Along Came A Spider (2008)
  • I'm your lover, I'm your brother
    I'm your killer, I'm your friend
    I'm your teacher, I'm your preacher
    I'm the reaper in the end

    I'm your healer, I'm your dealer
    I'm your angel, let's pretend
    I'm your jailer, I'm your failure
    I'm the reaper in the end

    Along came the spider
    Crept up beside her
    Spun his web deep inside her
    My darkness will guide her

    I am the spider
    I am the spider
    I am the spider
    I am the spider

    You're my sinner, you're my dinner
    My little puppet, let's pretend
    You're the cure to my affliction
    My addiction to the end

    Along came the spider
    Crept up beside her
    Spun his web deep inside her
    My darkness will guide her

    I am the spider
    I am the spider
    I am the spider
    I am the spider

    I was born to it
    Not something to strive for
    Not something to even admire, unless it was

    It's done with the greatest of taste
    Conviction and expertise
    I am the spider

    Along came the spider
    Crept up beside her
    Spun his web deep inside her
    My darkness will guide her

    I am the spider
    I am the spider
    I am the spider
    I am the spider

    Well, they found my diary today
    They were appropriately appalled
    At the discovery of the eight victims
    They're now putting it all together

    Women wrapped in silk
    With one leg missing
    Eight legs, one body, silk
    Spider, brilliant

    We've been in this cell
    For twenty eight years, Steven
    We couldn't have done all
    Those horrible things

    Yes, I know
    I know what you always say
    You trap, you kill, you eat
    That's what a good spider does

    You trap, you kill, you eat
    You trap, you kill, you eat

Comments: 1

  • Morgan from Haskell, NjAlong Came A Spider isn't my favorite Alice Cooper album, to be sure. But I absolutely LOVE this song. That eerie intro, Alice's low snarly voice... this song has some serious presence! And that creepy epilogue is so intense that it just stuck in my brain.
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