_song meanings_


According to Black Francis, the title "Debaser" references the fact that the film 'Un chien andalou' debases morality and standards of art. http://bit.ly/cc5wEa

namtax @ 22:11 PM Sep 1010


The lyrics are based on a surrealist film by Luis Bu�uel and Salvador Dal� called Un chien andalou. The film notoriously opens with a scene in which a woman's eye is slit by a razor, which is referenced in the song lyric "Slicin' up eyeballs/I want you to know." http://bit.ly/cc5wEa

namtax @ 22:10 PM Sep 1010