"Should I throw oil on one of his moods?" she wonders. "But which one? Make the joy peak? Humour peak? Frustration peak? Anything peak - for clarity."
The track has now been blessed with a video, which finds the Icelandic star dressed in the acupuncture-gone-awry outfit you see above.
Directors Inez & Vinoodh said: "Björk's character for Lionsong had to be smooth like a spider waiting in her web and seductive like a Balinese dancer cast in bronze. She is seen as if under a microscope, baring her heart while luring us inside the bloody galaxy of her own wound."
Think of this as a really sad version Big Time Sensuality where, instead of dancing on a flatbed truck in downtown Manhattan, Bjork is dancing in a prison of emotional torment.