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Siouxsie and the Banshees: Arabian Nights Meaning


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The jewel, the prize
looking into your eyes
Cool pools drown your mind
What else will you find

I hear a rumour-it was just a rumour
I heard a rumour-what have you done to her

Myriad lights-they said I'd be impressed Arabian Knights-at your...

  1. anonymous
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    Jul 31st 2014 report

    > I heard a rumor
    > What have you done to her?

    Oblique reference to ritual genital mutilation.

    > Veiled behind screens
    > Kept as your baby machine
    > Whilst you conquer more orifices
    > Of boys, goats and things
    > Ripped out sheeps eyes
    > No forks or knives

    If you're an arab guy and you ask Ms Sioux out on a date, you will probably get turned down.

    I have to be honest: she's not wrong.

  2. anonymous
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    Jul 1st 2011 report

    Siouxsie Sioux calls arabs primitive, and says that the best they can do is to oppress women.

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