The breakdown of form and meaning in the lyrics is a counterpoint to the wrought, tense and formally rigorous, if highly unconventional, musical vision. Subscribe Here. Features Interviews Lists. VirginEMI. Again this lyrical breakdown of, well, just about everything, sits at odds with the music and the delivery. Human disintegration goes hand in hand with inhuman beastliness throughout these songs, where human characters form herds, graze like sheep, become generally indistinguishable from hunters and hunted, and are shaking to "wash the murder away".