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Job's Coffin

variation on: "Nautical Twilight"

Lyrics by Tori Amos

Anabelle:
Job's Coffin looks down
Job's Coffin looks down
to see what mankind is gonna do
there is a grid of disempowerment
All forces are being called
to dismantle this
as Job's Coffin looks down
Job's Coffin looks down
to see what you're gonna do

There exists a power of old
who wanted Earth to be controlled
but she and she alone is her own
She is her own

Job's Coffin looks down
Job's Coffin looks down

tori:
and can't be proud
proud of what I have done
Since time, why do we women
give ourselves away
we give ourselves away
thinking somehow that will make him
want to stay
make him stay


Anabelle:
Job's Coffin looks down
at the day you shut your power down
you must out create that destructive tendency
Little Fire Starter heal the fury
sister it's time to bring it back on line
as Job's Coffin looks down
Job's Coffin looks down
to see what you're gonna do
to see what you're gonna do


Tori Quotes

Next, Anabelle, as fox, asks Tori about the day she abandoned her force of fire. She also warns us that "There is a grid of disempowerment" and that, "All forces are being called to dismantle this." As the constellation Job's Coffin looks down on Earth, we learn that Anabelle is here to call all forces "back on line." She explains that looming in our present reality, "There exists a power of old who wanted Earth to be controlled." [Night of Hunters commentary - July 2011]

There needed to be a point in the record where she talks about a power of roles, who wanted to control earth. There had to be a point where Anabelle addresses when the woman just let her power go. I needed a kind of early 20th century, New Orleans-meets-European arrangement. I kind of thought of composers who were emerging at that time, styles that were emerging at that time, 1910, 1918, that kind of died. "Job's Coffin" was the spiritual meets, you know, a European arrangement. [PopMatters - September 18, 2011]


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