M-787. “Devil with the Black Dress on” by Jack Off Jill

Track Five is straight ahead, high energy rock song with shades of punk. The vocals are very simple and purposely almost poppy contrasting the subject matter of the lyrics.

Did you believe it cause I said so
Did you believe it was true
I’m eternal and infernal and I sure lied to you
Shit angel

Kids sure like the devil these days
and I’m the devil with the black dress on
Do you want to own me angel
cause I own you now you’re gone

Devil has a hot rod
Devil high on speed
Devil has a black dress
So her arms can bleed

I really had no idea what it was Jessicka was trying to say until I stumbled upon one comment by thornykins that made perfect sense.

You know about Jack Off Jill’s earlier shows, yes? — They put on a show with all the stuffed animals and the blood and Jessicka cut herself onstage and it was insane — The shows made the kidfans go WILD and everyone wanted to be Jessicka. Jessicka=the devil. Jessicka cut herself on stage, and all the kids cut themselves to just be like Jessicka. They worshipped her like she was the devil. She could do anything and everything, and they’ll believe it because Jessicka said so. The whole song is very comical and nonsensical, really. I hope I explained it well enough?

That makes perfect sense, it was a message to her fans that were imitating her outrageous on stage behaviour.

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