Efil's God
by Eels

Album: Electro-Shock Blues (1998)
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  • Efils good and the time is right
    I'll bundle up and slip away
    The count is down and the drip is up
    It's time to split this hunk of clay

    Now you can bring my suitcase
    But you can't bring me
    And you can have all the money
    Cause you say that you must
    But if you think that it matters
    Take a look at me
    And don't close your eyes as i turn into dust

    Efils good
    Don't tell me that i can't do this
    As if you knew
    But you don't know
    How Efils good Writer/s: MARK O. EVERETT, MICHAEL S. SIMPSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Elizabeth from West Bridgewater, MaI think this song is about killing yourself and liking it. Efil is "life" backwards, the opposite of life is death, so saying "Efil's good" is like saying "Death's good". "Efil's God" is like saying "death is God, so why not die now?" The upbeat tune at the end of the song could have reference to going to heaven and finally being happy.
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