Deep Web
Death Grips Lyrics


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Both ends of my candle countin' paces
Never stop chasin' each other's faces
I'm the mask that separates them
Bridge their sole desires cravin'
Don't make me take my face off
Show you why I hate soft
Let flock of sheep get shaved off
Lynched by their halos

Call me crazy but I swear my line's been tapped
In my glass house prepared for surprise attack
Realized I held the blade inside my back
Omega megalomaniac
In my glass house prepared for surprise attack
Realized I held the blade inside my back

I'm the coat hanger in your man's vagina
Manic downstroke on fire
Beat it bitch' all black can't fade it
Beat it bitch' I came ta brang it
Fuck bourgeois ODB raw
Your pearl white teeth my Yellowman jaw
Say only what you think I know you should
Hate myself more than you ever could

Call me crazy but I swear my line's been tapped
In my glass house prepared for surprise attack
Realized I held the blade inside my back
Omega megalomaniac




In my glass house prepared for surprise attack
Realized I held the blade inside my back

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Deep Web" by Death Grips paint a picture of a person who is constantly chasing two opposing desires. The first two lines of the song describe the singer counting paces, as if they are constantly racing towards something, or away from it. The second line is particularly interesting, since it suggests that the two faces the singer is chasing might belong to the same person. Perhaps this person is trying to reconcile two opposing aspects of their personality, or perhaps they are trying to combine two conflicting desires.


The third line introduces a new element to the narrative: the singer is not one of the two faces they are chasing, but the "mask" that separates them. This could be interpreted in several ways. Perhaps the singer is an outside force that is trying to keep the two faces apart, or perhaps they are a barrier that the two faces are trying to overcome.


The next line suggests that the two faces have a common desire, which the singer is trying to bridge. However, the final two lines of this verse show that the singer is not particularly interested in helping the two faces connect. Instead, they threaten to "take [their] face off" and demonstrate why they "hate soft." The use of violent language suggests that the singer is not a benevolent force in the narrative.


The rest of the song continues in a similar vein. The singer raps about feeling surveilled and paranoid, holding a blade inside their back, and being a "coat hanger in your man's vagina." The language is often violent and confrontational, with the singer addressing an unnamed listener as "bitch" and using racial slurs.


Overall, the lyrics of "Deep Web" are cryptic and challenging to decipher. The song can be read as a commentary on the internet and the way it shapes our relationships and experiences, as well as a reflection on the creative process and the artist's struggle to reconcile opposing desires.


Line by Line Meaning

Both ends of my candle countin' paces
My mind is racing with thoughts and ideas, like the flickering flames on a candle


Never stop chasin' each other's faces
These thoughts and ideas constantly compete and conflict with each other


I'm the mask that separates them
I try to keep my inner turmoil hidden from others, putting up a facade of composure


Bridge their sole desires cravin'
I yearn for a way to reconcile these conflicting desires and thoughts


Don't make me take my face off
I am afraid of revealing my true self to others and allowing my inner turmoil to spill out


Show you why I hate soft
I despise vulnerability and weakness, as it reminds me of my own perceived flaws


Let flock of sheep get shaved off
I am critical of conformity and groupthink, and believe that individuals need to stand out and take risks


Lynched by their halos
I believe that even those who are praised and revered can be flawed and deserving of criticism


Call me crazy but I swear my line's been tapped
I am paranoid and believe that someone is monitoring my every move and thought


In my glass house prepared for surprise attack
I am always on guard, ready for an attack or criticism from others


Realized I held the blade inside my back
I am aware that I am often my own worst enemy and am responsible for my own pain and suffering


I'm the coat hanger in your man's vagina
I am a source of discomfort and unease in situations where I don't belong


Manic downstroke on fire
My thoughts and emotions are intense and overwhelming, like a blazing fire


Beat it bitch' all black can't fade it
I am defiant and resistant to criticism, refusing to conform to others' expectations


Beat it bitch' I came ta brang it
I am confident and assertive, proud of my abilities and willingness to stand out


Fuck bourgeois ODB raw
I reject conventional norms and values, favoring a raw and unconventional approach to life


Your pearl white teeth my Yellowman jaw
I see through other people's veneers and recognize their imperfections, much like how Yellowman's music revealed the struggles of his Jamaican community


Say only what you think I know you should
I am suspicious of others and believe they only say what they think I want to hear


Hate myself more than you ever could
I am incredibly hard on myself and my own worst enemy, often punishing myself more severely than anyone else ever could


Omega megalomaniac
I have an inflated sense of self-importance and believe I have ultimate control over my thoughts and actions


In my glass house prepared for surprise attack
I am always on guard, ready for an attack or criticism from others


Realized I held the blade inside my back
I am aware that I am often my own worst enemy and am responsible for my own pain and suffering




Lyrics © WARP MUSIC LIMITED
Written by: ANDREW MORIN, STEFAN CORBIN BURNETT, ZACHARY CHARLES HILL

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@macacoartico42

Ambos extremos de mi vela cuentan pasos
Both ends of my candle countin' paces

Nunca dejes de perseguirnos las caras
Never stop chasin' each other's faces

Soy la mascara que los separa
I'm the mask that separates them

Puentea sus únicos deseos anhelando
Bridge their sole desires cravin'

No me hagas quitarme la cara
Don't make me take my face off

Mostrarte por qué odio lo suave
Show you why I hate soft

Deje que el rebaño de ovejas se afeite
Let flock of sheep get shaved off

Linchado por sus halos
Lynched by their halos

Llámame loco pero te juro que mi línea ha sido intervenida
Call me crazy but I swear my line's been tapped

En mi casa de cristal preparada para un ataque sorpresa
In my glass house prepared for surprise attack

Me di cuenta de que sostenía la hoja dentro de mi espalda
Realized I held the blade inside my back

Omega megalómano
Omega megalomaniac

En mi casa de cristal preparada para un ataque sorpresa
In my glass house prepared for surprise attack

Me di cuenta de que sostenía la hoja dentro de mi espalda
Realized I held the blade inside my back

Soy la percha en la vagina de tu hombre
I'm the coat hanger in your man's vagina

Descenso maníaco en llamas
Manic downstroke on fire

Batirlo, perra, todo negro no puede desvanecerlo
Beat it bitch' all black can't fade it

Batirlo, perra, vine a ramificarlo
Beat it bitch' I came ta brang it

A la mierda burgués ODB crudo
Fuck bourgeois ODB raw

Tus dientes blancos como la perla, mi mandíbula Yellowman
Your pearl white teeth my Yellowman jaw

Di solo lo que crees que sé que deberías
Say only what you think I know you should

Odiarme a mí mismo más de lo que nunca podrías
Hate myself more than you ever could

Llámame loco pero te juro que mi línea ha sido intervenida
Call me crazy but I swear my line's been tapped

En mi casa de cristal preparada para un ataque sorpresa
In my glass house prepared for surprise attack

Me di cuenta de que sostenía la hoja dentro de mi espalda
Realized I held the blade inside my back

Omega megalómano
Omega megalomaniac

En mi casa de cristal preparada para un ataque sorpresa
In my glass house prepared for surprise attack

Me di cuenta de que sostenía la hoja dentro de mi espalda
Realized I held the blade inside my back



All comments from YouTube:

@uberlephrad8218

"DONT MAKE ME TAKE MY FACE OFF" is such a raw sentence.

@randominternetguy8735

I always thought that was a reference to the guy that cut his face off and fed it to his dogs on PCP

@elmo4672

@@randominternetguy8735 Mason Verger in Hannibal?

@killzone2FTw547

These lyrics are just too fucking gnarly

@matthewiler7094

Nah, I don't think they're gnarly enough.

@killzone2FTw547

+Matthew Iler They're pretty sick when you think about it

@matthewiler7094

You called my bluff, Josh.

@killzone2FTw547

+Matthew Iler Blackjack!

@matthewiler7094

Don't trip. You got the bill.

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@boredkid1235

This was the first death grips song I ever heard and it was on a video called "John Cena transforms into angry bird"

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