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Song Released: 2005

Cigaro Lyrics

My cock is much bigger than yours,
My cock can walk right through the door
With a feeling so pure..
It's got you screaming back for more.

Cool, in denial
We're the cruel regulators smoking
Cool, in denial
We're the...


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    Dec 13th, 2005 12:28pm report

    This has nothing to do with Tobacco companies. Its all about the United States Policy. Think about it. America thinks its the s***, that our cocks are much bigger. That our s*** stinks better. But really sells it is this lyric We're the regulators that deregulate
    We're the animators that de-animate
    We're the propagators of all genocide
    Burning through the world's resources
    Then we turn and hide
    We claim to regulate but really we cause turmoil. We claim to propagators of life, but we war continually. We initiallys support every leader that turns and committs genocide. And our policy of using other lands resources before ours and also just using everything they got, and after its gone we pull our companies out.


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    Dec 31st, 2005 12:09pm report

    The name cigaro - is to tie the song to South and Central america. They are talking about how the WTO, the World Bank and the United States force latin american countries to deregulate their power/water and oil industries so that corporations can buy the power plants and the water systems and sell it back to the counties inhabitants - And they deny the negative effects this has on the countries population and economies.
    The World bank could easily be the animators that de-animate- as they make low interest loans to these countries (aniamting their economy) in exchange for removing regulations and privatizing their national infrastucture(which slowly drains money out of the country).


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    Dec 13th, 2005 12:48pm report

    I actually don't think this has anything to do with tobacco. I think that this song is talking about how all the people that are in charge of the country are basically just doing whatever is good for them and not caring about anyone else. Like in the line "burning through the world's resources then we turn and hide", so they use all that they want, then they bail out on it and don't take the blame. Also "cool in denial" means they never take the blame for the stupid things they do. I think this is partyl true, as majority of today's leaders are usually power hungry SOBs.


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    Feb 3rd, 2018 2:21pm report

    The part about "My cock is much bigger than yours/my shit stinks much better than yours" is talking about politicians being obsessed with trivial things to seem impressive. Think of Donald Trump talking about how his nuclear button is bigger than North Korea's or that his audiences are bigger than Obama's.

    "Cool, in denial, with the cruel regulators smoking cigaro, cigaro, cigar" refers to a lot of the American public being ignorant on purpose.

    "We're the regulators that de-regulate/We're the animators that de-animate" refers to leaders making things easier for corporations/rich people at the expense of poor people. For example, Donald Trump's tax cuts are far more beneficial to the rich than the poor.

    "Can't you see that I/you/we love my cock?" is about presidential candidates dodging real issues and focusing on things like building a wall.

    Conclusion: This song, released 12 years ago, is still relevant. THIS IS NOT A GOOD THING!


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    Jul 17th, 2017 7:39pm report

    It's obviously about how he has a big cock. You guys just don't have one, so you want to believe it's about something else. Big cock. End of story.


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    Nov 15th, 2016 11:44pm report

    I think "Cigaro" represents the people in power. Any kind of stereotypical rendition of a wealthy businessman wouldn't be complete without a cigar. Also how it talks about propagation of genocide and burning through resources without any kind of punishment or remorse is another attribute accredited to the corrupt in power. The whole mentality of "My cock is bigger than yours" is a portrayal of our foreign policy towards other powerful nations. Regulators, killers, and in denial that their actions cause harm.


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    Aug 20th, 2012 8:01am report

    ok so i think this song is about America and it "cowboy" foreign policy if anyone remembers the old Italian westerns the hero in a lot of them would smoke cigaros and as George Carlin once said one doesn't have to look too hard to find the bigger dick foreign policy at work


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    Jul 24th, 2012 7:15am report

    America think they are the bees knees but really are shelfish arrogant pricks who are really self obsessed. However i think soon this song won't have relevance because I believe in Obama and hopefully America will slowly change their habbits. ( I do not mean to offend anyone please do not take this comment personally I am talking of the general population based on true facts).


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    May 18th, 2012 5:22am report

    Pitty, always thought their singing "we're the cool regulators...", made me think their talking about the Tv/Radio/Fashion/Marketing industries, that spend all day trying to tell us what's cool and what's not


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    Mar 19th, 2012 3:04pm report

    When they say:
    My cock is much bigger than yours!
    They mean that USA says: My army is much bigger than yours!
    My shit stinks much better than yours =
    My bombs are much better than yours!
    They'd dig through all the world resources only to have a fake feeling of security, then they'd blame us, the people, for using it all.


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    Oct 5th, 2011 10:52am report

    To me the song is pretty easy to figure out. It's all about the fat cats that sit at the top of everything, everywhere. The ones who really control the world. The rich and powerful and for the most part... cruel! How for money and personal gain, anything is fair game, even the lives of people or the planet itself and how they manipulate any system(governments, religions, laws and regulations, even the lives and minds of people) to do it. Also how they can do all this because they feel superior to the rest of us "with their big cocks and better stinking s**t". SOAD points out however that this thinking is "denial" of the truth of the matter, and defines the mindset that allows for these kinds of actions to be carried out by a human being. The song title gives you a huge clue about who they are taking about in this song. Smoking a fine Cuban Cigar has for many years been a status symbol of being rich and powerful because to own them you must either be able and willing to bypass the laws of the land to have them, in the United States specifically since they are illegal due to trade embargoes, or have the money to buy the rare pre-embargo ones that are legal to own and always very very expensive. In this song SOAD are pointing the finger at the true enemies of the world. Not your brand of government, your brand of religion or anything like that. It's the people who control and manipulate those things for their own personal gain. The RICH!


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    Aug 20th, 2011 8:17pm report

    I think that this song is about people in the government or other governments or dictators, etc... (We're the cruel regulators smoking CIGARO CIGARO CIGARO) who have some childish need to feel that they are in control of others to satisfy their ego (My cock is much bigger than yours)


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    Jun 25th, 2011 6:54pm report

    There just showing off that they are better than you...tough any man in the world can make their cock bigger than usual. (obviosly)


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    Apr 14th, 2011 4:30pm report

    To me this song is about how war is starting over stupid things. IE "My cock is much bigger than yours!" The chorus to me sounds like the starters of a war are in denial that they have no reason to attack and that the're just chilling out smoking cigars(or a reference to Cuba? probably but i'm just saying what i think.) in the:
    "We're the regulators that de-regulate!" part there just saying that the're thinking the're solving problems when really the're just making things worse. that's just my interpretation


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    Jan 13th, 2011 1:27am report

    I believe this song is about the government.
    My cock is much bigger than yours-They think they're better than everyone
    It's got you [coming] back for [more]/Can't you see that [I] love my cock-People think they can rely on them
    We're the cruel regulators smoking cigaro-Not about tobacco. They do whatever the hell they want.
    We're the [animators] that [de-animate]-They don't do their jobs
    Burning through the world's resources, then we turn and hide-They act like they solve problems, but they're the one's causing them, and they do nothing about it.


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    Nov 7th, 2010 11:02pm report

    It's about ultra right-wing Republican conservatives. They think they're the sh-t and that everyone needs to accept that they're way of thinking is superior. I feel as if it were directed at Bush as well.


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    Aug 3rd, 2010 8:56am report

    "We're the animators that de-animate
    We're the propagators of all genocide
    Burning through the world's resources
    Then we turn and hide"
    LOL, can't you see it's about the powerful elite....
    maybe you guys aren't up to date on what these creeps have done to our world and still are doing.


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    Jul 18th, 2010 7:00pm report

    Me and my friend have our own interpretacion - we thin that it's actually about homos. Why? First 'My cock is much bigger than yours (...) with the feeling so pure it's got you screaming back for more!' Speaks for itself. And 'Cool, in denial' also left a certain idea in my mind. 'Can't you see that I love my cock? (...) Can't you see that you love my cock?' May be considered as a argument too.

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