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Slipknot Snuff Lyrics

Last updated: 12/18/2013 06:57:23 AM

Bury all your secrets in my skin
Come away with innocence, and leave me with my sins
The air around me still feels like a cage
And love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again

So if you love me let me go,
and run away before I know
My heart is just too dark to care
I can't destroy what isn't there
Deliver me into my fate
If I'm alone I cannot hate
I don't deserve to have you
Ooh, my smile was taken long ago
If I can change I hope I never know

I still press your letters to my lips,
And cherish them in parts of me that savor every kiss
I couldn't face a life without your light
But all of that was ripped apart
When you refused to fight

So save your breath I will not care
I think I made it very clear
You couldn't hate enough to love
Is that supposed to be enough?
I only wish you weren't my friend,
Then I could hurt you in the end
I never claimed to be a saint
Ooh, my own was banished long ago
It took the death of hope to let you go

So break yourself against my stones
And spit your pity in my soul
You never needed any help
You sold me out to save yourself
And I won't listen to your shame
You ran away you're all the same
Angels lie to keep control
Ooh, my love was punished long ago
If you still care don't ever let me know
If you still dont care don't ever let me know

Format : CD single
Length : 4:36 (album version), 4:12 (radio edit)
Producer : Dave Fortman, Slipknot
Label : Roadrunner
Released : September 28, 2009
Recorded : 2008 at Sound Farm Studio, Jamaica, Iowa
Writer(s) : Corey Taylor
Genre : Alternative rock, hard rock

"Snuff" is a power ballad by American metal band Slipknot, Released as the fifth single from their fourth album All Hope Is Gone on September 28, 2009, the song charted at number two on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, their highest charted single to date, surpassing "Dead Memories". It was not included in the All Hope Is Gone World Tour setlist but the band performed the song live at the October 11, 2009 performance in Kennewick, Washington. The song is also available for free on

Roadrunner Records placed "Snuff" at No. 6 for its greatest music videos of all time. The song was also nominated for "Best Single" at "The 2010 Kerrang Awards", but lost to "Liquid Confidence" by You Me at Six.

It is the final single released from the band before the death of their bassist, Paul Gray who died just eight months after its release. During recent Stone Sour shows, Corey Taylor has performed an acoustic version of Snuff as a tribute to Paul Gray.

"Snuff", "Wait and Bleed", "Left Behind", and "Pulse of the Maggots" were released as downloadable songs in the Rock Band series. From Wikipedia