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Nightwish – The Poet And The Pendulum

Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996.

[I. White Lands Of Empathica]

The end

The songwriter’s dead
The blade fell upon him
Taking him to the white lands
Of empathica
Of innocence
Empathica
Innocence

[II. Home]

The dreamer and the wine
Poet without a rhyme
A widowed writer torn apart by chains of hell

One last perfect verse
Is still the same old song
Oh Christ how I hate what I have become

Take me home

Getaway, runaway, fly away
Lead me astray to dreamer’s hideaway
I cannot cry ’cause the shoulder cries more
I cannot die, I, a whore for the cold world

Forgive me
I have but two faces
One for the world
One for God
Save me
I cannot cry ’cause the shoulder cries more
I cannot die, I, a whore for the cold world

My home was there ‘n then
Those meadows of heaven
Adventure-filled days
One with every smiling face

Please, no more words
Thoughts from a severed head
No more praise
Tell me once my heart goes right

Take me home

Getaway, runaway, fly away
Lead me astray to dreamer’s hideaway
I cannot cry ’cause the shoulder cries more
I cannot die, I, a whore for the cold world

Forgive me
I have but two faces
One for the world
One for God
Save me
I cannot cry ’cause the shoulder cries more
I cannot die, I, a whore for the cold world
(Whore for the cold world
Whore for the cold world)

[III. The Pacific]

Sparkle my scenery
With turquoise waterfall
With beauty underneath
The Ever Free

Tuck me in beneath the blue
Beneath the pain, beneath the rain
Goodnight kiss for a child in time
Swaying blade my lullaby

On the shore we sat and hoped
Under the same pale moon
Whose guiding light chose you
Chose you all

“I’m afraid, I’m so afraid
Being raped again, and again, and again
I know I will die alone
But loved

You live long enough to hear the sound of guns
long enough to find yourself screaming every night
long enough to see your friends betray you

For years I’ve been strapped unto this altar
Now I only have three minutes and counting
I just wish the tide would catch me first and give
me a death I always longed for.”

[IV. Dark Passion Play]

2nd robber to the right of Christ
Cut in half – infanticide
The world will rejoice today
As the crows feast on the rotting poet

Everyone must bury their own
No pack to bury the heart of stone
Now he’s home in hell, serves him well
Slain by the bell, tolling for his farewell

The morning dawned, upon his altar
Remains of the dark passion play
Performed by his friends without shame
Spitting on his grave as they came

Getaway, runaway, fly away
Lead me astray to dreamer’s hideaway
I cannot cry ’cause the shoulder cries more
I cannot die, I, a whore for the cold world

Forgive me
I have but two faces
One for the world
One for God
Save me
I cannot cry ’cause the shoulder cries more
I cannot die, I, a whore for the cold world
(Whore for the cold world
Whore for the cold world)

“Today, in the year of our Lord 2005
Tuomas was called from the cares of the world
He stopped crying at the end of each beautiful day
The music he wrote had too long been without silence

He was found naked and dead,
With a smile in his face, a pen and
1000 pages of erased text”

Save me

[V. Mother and Father]

Be still, my son
You’re home
Oh when did you become so cold?
The blade will keep on descending
All you need is to feel my love

Search for beauty, find your shore
Try to save them all, bleed no more
You have such oceans within
In the end
I will always love you

The beginning

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All Songs Arch Enemy

Arch Enemy – The Eagle Flies Alone

Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, from Halmstad, formed in 1995.

[Verse 1]
When I was born, the seed was sown
I will not obey, my life is my own
Battle those, who wish to enslave me
Expose the lies, that enrage me

[Verse 2]
I don’t believe in heaven, I don’t believe in hell
Never joined the herd, could not adjust well
Slave and master, it’s not for me
I chose my own path, set my self free

[Chorus]
I, I go my own way
I swim against the stream
Forever I will fight the powers that be

I, I go my own way
I swim against the stream
Forever I will fight the powers that be
The eagle flies alone

[Verse 3]
Reject the system, that dictates the norm
This world is full of lies and deceit
I have felt betrayal, cut so deep
Suffered defeat, only to rise again

[Chorus]
I, I go my own way
I swim against the stream
Forever I will fight the powers that be

I, I go my own way
I swim against the stream
Forever I will fight the powers that be
The eagle flies alone

Alone

[Chorus]
I, I go my own way
I swim against the stream
Forever I will fight the powers that be

I, I go my own way
I swim against the stream
Forever I will fight the powers that be
The eagle flies alone

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Arch Enemy – Reason to Believe

Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, from Halmstad, formed in 1995.

There’s a scar on your heart
But your journey’s just begun
A distant light that’s worth the fight
The story’s far from done
Stop hurting yourself
Those tired sores have nothing more to bleed

Self hatred I know it well it’s dragging you down
Listen to me now

There’s a reason to believe again
There’s a reason to go on
Always keep on fighting my friend
There’s a reason to believe

They don’t understand you
And they hate what they don’t understand
You are more than they’ll ever know
Like sand through your fingers
Don’t let your life slip away
This prison of glass can’t hold you back no more!

Self hatred I know it well it’s dragging you down
Listen to me now

There’s a reason to believe again
There’s a reason to go on
Always keep on fighting my friend
There’s a reason to believe

There’s a reason to believe again
There’s a reason to go on
Always keep on fighting my friend
There’s a reason to believe

There’s a reason to believe again
There’s a reason to go on
Listen to me…
Always keep on fighting my friend

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Delain – We Are The Others

Delain are a Dutch symphonic metal band formed in 2002 by former Within Temptation keyboardist Martijn Westerholt and singer Charlotte Wessels. The name of the band comes from the Kingdom of Delain in Stephen King’s novel, The Eyes of the Dragon.

[Verse:]
I’m walking with Sophie tonight
She lives in the air that I breathe
I can’t get it out of my mind
How you were left to bleed
Was it how you dressed?
Or how you act?
I can’t believe
How they could act
So violently, without regret
Well we will not forget

[Chorus:]
We are the others
We are the cast-out
We’re the outsiders
But you can’t hide us
We are the others
We are the cast-outs
You’re not out there on your own
If you feel mistreated
Torn and cheated
You are not alone
We are the others
(We are the others)

[Verse:]
As simple as air in your lungs
As simple as words on your lips
And no one should take that away
No one should argue this
Now with our heads up high
We’ll carry on
And carry out
That we won’t let them get us down
Or wear us out
‘Cause we are not alone…

[Chorus:]
We are the others
We are the cast-out
We’re the outsiders
But you can’t hide us
We are the others
We are the cast-outs
You’re not out there on your own
If you feel mistreated
Torn and cheated
You are not alone
We are the others
(We are the others)

[Bridge:]
Normal is not the norm
It’s just a uniform
(We are the others)
Forget about the norms
(We’re the outsiders)
Take off your uniform
(We are the others)
We are all beautiful
(We are the others)

[Chorus:]
We are the others
We are the cast-outs
We’re the outsiders
But you can’t hide us
We are the others
We are the cast-outs
You’re not out there on your own
If you feel mistreated
Torn and cheated
You are not alone
We are the others
(We are the others)
We are the others
(We are the others)
We are the others…

Please do check out THE SOPHIE LANCASTER FOUNDATION for a better understanding of what this song is all about. -Aleksi

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All Songs Arch Enemy

Arch Enemy – You Will Know My Name

Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, from Halmstad, formed in 1995.

[Lyrics: Michael Amott, Music: Michael Amott/Nick Cordle]

The judging eyes watching me
Is all I’ve ever known.
When I try to open up my heart
I am ridiculed and torn apart.
You tell jokes I’ll never get to hear
Behind my back at my expense.

There’s something inside me
And I know it’s good.
I’m not evil, just misunderstood.

Do you see me now?
Do you hear me now?
You will know my name!
Do you see me now?
Do you fear me now?
You will know my name!

Today I break my silence
Strip you of your dignity.
Tear down your perfect world
Your perfect lies!

No more jokes I’ll never get to hear
Behind my back at my expense.

There’s something inside me
And I know it’s good.
I’m not evil, I’m just misunderstood.

Do you see me now?
Do you hear me now?
You will know my name!
Do you see me now?
Do you fear me now?
You will know my name!

No longer invisible

You will know my name!

Do you see me now?
Do you hear me now?
You will know my name!
Do you see me now?
Do you fear me now?
You will know my name!

No longer invisible

You will know my name!

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