"Forty Six & 2" is a song by American progressive rock band Tool. It is released as the fourth single from their second album Ænima in 1997 and received radio airplay. Justin Chancellor's bass performance was named the 39th greatest bass performance by digitaldreamdoor.com affiliate nutsie.com in 2009.
Absolutely my favorite song by Tool. "Forty Six & 2" is heavy, melodic, full of unique rhythm changes, and great lyrics. The lyrical content touches upon Jungian psychological archetypes, evolutionary biology, and is dark and haunting. Whenever I read Kafka's Metamorphosis I think of this song.