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A Perfect Circle : The Nurse Who Loved Me

Tuesday, January 6th, 2004

Listening to A Perfect Circle right now, and the song “The Nurse Who Loved Me” struck me as being at the same time odd and comfortably fascinating. Crazy stuff. Apparently its a cover of a song by Failure, and the lyrics are only a little bit different. The Failure song talks about a “rock’s topography”, whereas I think this version talks about a “rug’s topography”. Also there Failure version has “she’s got everything i need; some pills that are red on top“, while this version has “she’s got everything i need; some pills in a little cup“. Interesting differences and the song’s meaning is a mystery to me as well, although I have my theories. Anybody have any theories they’d like to share?

And the lyrics…