Master Of The Universe

N.B. Please do not read the lyrics whilst listening to the recordings

I am the master of the universe,
And I've got so big, it hurts.
Raise your eyes and graze your knees,
For your master is displeased.
Because you dared to doubt his word,
His polished surface dulls and cracks.
Your bitter laughter breaks his back.

I am the master of the universe,
I taught you everything you know.
Now you must bear your master's curse,
Because I will not let you go.
Now you must walk this town till dawn,
In every public open place,
Your master's look upon your face.

Oh now look what you have done,
You've spoilt it all for everyone.
The master masturbates alone
In a corner of your home.
You feed him scraps when in the mood,
You beat him hard to keep him nude.
You've cut your master down to size.
Now he cries and he cries.
And now he begs both night and day.
He lets you take him on your knee.
He comes on losing consciousness.
He dearly loves his new mistress.

Now he repeats it every night on point of death,
"You are the master of the universe".
Now he cries and he cries.
You are the master of the universe.
You are the master of the universe.

Lyrics by Jarvis Cocker, music by Pulp
From the album Freaks
There is a Sanitized Version of this song on the compilation Masters of the Universe
Also appears on the Countdown Compilation
Released as a single with the b-sides Manon and Silence

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