Faith No More in list of 50 Disturbing Songs That People Love

Loudwire is at it again, with another list.  This time Faith No More are included for a disturbing song that people love.

Loudwire’s list of Disturbing Songs that People Love is littered with songs that you’d expect to see, however for some of the songs you may not have considered what the lyrics were actually about. Faith No More are included amongst songs like “Polly” by Nirvana, “Daddy” by Korn, “Closer” by Nine Inch Nails, “Jeremy” by Pearl Jam, “Dead Skin Mask” by Slayer, and “Prison Sex” by Tool.

So which of Faith No More’s songs has been classed as “Disturbing’?  For Loudwire it’s “Zombie Eaters” from The Real Thing (you can read the lyrics below).

The Real Thing - Deluxe Edition Album Cover

The Real Thing – Deluxe Edition Album Cover

Here’s what Loudwire had to say about Faith No More’s “Zombie Eaters”:

Eclectic and adventurous, Faith No More’s music has proven impossible to pigeonhole or easily categorize over the years, but if there’s a single thread that unifies their oeuvre, it’s the edgy lyrics of singer Mike Patton and, before him, Chuck Moseley. So we closed our eyes, pinned a tail on the FNM donkey (so to speak) and chose 1989’s freaky-ass “Zombie Eaters” for our list of rock’s most disturbing songs. Why? Because babies are scary enough already without a song that imagines them as power-wielding enslavers of their helpless parents.

What other Mike Patton songs do you find disturbing?  Leave them in the comments below.

Lyrics to Zombie Eaters

You’re everything that’s why I cling to you
When I emerge my thoughts converge to you

To you
The world is so small compared to you
And everybody’s wrong compared to you
To you
I begin to see through your eyes
All the former mysteries are no surprise

So now, you listen
‘Cause I’m omniscient
Hey look at me lady
I’m just a little baby

You’re lucky to have me
I’m cute and sweet as candy
As charming as a fable
I’m innocent and disabled

So hug me and kiss me
Then wipe my butt and piss me
I hope you never leave
‘Cause who would hear me scream

Nobody understands
Except the toys in my hands
So now you listen
‘Cause I’m omniscient

Hey look at me lady
I’m just a little baby
If I smile, then you smile
Then I’ll get mad for awhile

I melt in your mouth
And in your hands whenever I can
But I really do nothing
Except kickin’ and fussin’

I like to make a mess
I laugh at your distress
I sit all day in my crib
Absorbing all you give

I’m helpless
I’m flawless
I’m a machine
Give me, I need my toys

Keep me hot keep me strong keep me everlong
Keep me hot keep me strong keep me everlong
Keep me hot keep me strong keep me everlong
Keep me hot keep me strong keep me everlong

So now you listen
‘Cause I’m omniscient

You can read the full list of disturbing songs here.

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