Tracks

01. The Primeval Dark
02. While We Sleep
03. Revelation
04. Black Heart Rebellion
05. Lose To Night
06. Collapsing Words
07. The River
08. Ephemeral
09. The Promethean Song
10. Shadows Of The Dying Sun
11. Out To The Sea
12. The Emergence
13. The Swarm
14. The Descent



01. The Primeval Dark

Rooted within the pitch-black heart
(The pitch-black heart)
Entrenched behind the weary eyes
(The weary eyes)
In the faraway song the cold sea sung
(The cold sea sung)
In the calm whisper of winds afar
(Of winds afar)

It lies, calls, and awaits
Deep in the primeval dark
Embodiment of despair
That never leaves or severs the ties
Ah


02. While We Sleep

Yeah

When your heart gives out
And your love collapses
When the hand that never lets go
Is there no more

When you reap and sow
Only throe and resentment
When there's no one else
But you to blame it for

When all you ever wish for
Is to go back once more
When all you ever wish for
Is to change it all

When all you feel is
Remorse, pain, and regret
When you dwell in the past
Unable to move on

And we drift far away in our dreams
Gather further distance while we sleep
Build a wall of glass thick and deep
We hear but choose not to listen

And we drift far away in our dreams
Gather further distance while we sleep
Set all the bridges in flaming fire
Leave all the love we had behind

When you realize that your life
Is a one-way road
When you realize that
There's no point of return

When you understand
That you can't go back anymore
When you understand
You can only move onwards

And we drift far away in our dreams
Gather further distance while we sleep
Build a wall of glass thick and deep
We hear but choose not to listen

And we drift far away in our dreams
Gather further distance while we sleep
Set all the bridges in flaming fire
Leave all the love we had behind

We need to slow down
We need to slow down
We need to slow down
So I can catch you

We need to slow down
So I can catch you
We need to slow down
So you can catch me

We need to slow down
So I can catch you
We need to slow down
So you can catch me

Slow down


03. Revelation

I have drunk the yearning
Swallowed the flame in full
And now I will bend the skies to my will

Two eternities
Can never be so far part
That I could not bridge them together

I hear the unsaid thoughts
The silence through the storm
I speak without the words
With unbound soul
I'll bring forth the sun
And hand over the moon
I'll hide the evening stars
And fold them in your heart

I have touched the longing
Breathed the wistful air
If I wish, I will turn the winters to spring

Through the dust and fear
I find the faintest light
And I can see life
Amidst the death that wreaths us all

I hear the unsaid thoughts
The silence through the storm
I speak without the words
With unbound soul
I'll bring forth the sun
And hand over the moon
I'll hide the evening stars
And fold them in your heart

Here at your feet
I rest my head
Hear the roar of time
The birth of stars

Here at your feet
I rest my head
Hear the roar of time
The birth of stars

This is the gift of man
The key to see it all
The hidden wonders
Hope in despair

This is the gift of man
The key to see it all
The hidden wonders
Hope in despair

But only the few will find it
Only the few will keep it
Only the few will
Ever turn towards the sun


04. Black Heart Rebellion

Never pariah
But always on one's own
Unwavering mind
Black heart rebellion

Cold is the night
For the ones born of shadows
Solemn is the way
For the ones never restless
Cold is the night
For the ones drawn to darkness
Desolate is the path
The path of self-believers

(Ah, ooh-ah) never bow to anyone
(Ah, ooh-ah) never give in
(Ah, ooh-ah) never bow to anyone
(Ah, ooh-ah) never give in

(Ah, ooh-ah) never bow to anyone
(Ah, ooh-ah) never give in
(Ah, ooh-ah) never surrender to anyone
(Ah, ooh-ah) never go astray, yeah

Morning star
Angel of the dawn
Light your torch
Your radiant crown
Fill the silence
With trembling thunder
Light our path
With glimmering eyes

Lies (lies)
Lies will bend the minds
Of the weak
Life (life)
Life is meant to be led
Not followed

Lonely is the road
For the ones seeking the truth
Bleak is the trail
Leading to perception
But only knowledge
Can cure the blindness
And only knowledge
Can open our eyes and make us see

(Ah, ooh-ah) never bow to anyone
(Ah, ooh-ah) never give in
(Ah, ooh-ah) never surrender to anyone
(Ah, ooh-ah) never go astray

Morning star
Angel of the dawn
Light your torch
Your radiant crown
Fill the silence
With trembling thunder
Light our path
With glimmering eyes

Lies (lies)
Lies will bend the minds
Of the weak
Life (life)
Life is meant to be led
Not followed

Never below
Never above
On one's own

Never below
Never above
Black heart rebellion

Yeah

Morning star
Angel of the dawn
Light your torch
Your radiant crown
Fill the silence
With trembling thunder
Light our path
With glimmering eyes

Morning star
Angel of the dawn
Light your torch
Your radiant crown
Pierce the sky


05. Lose To Night

And all the time we've struggled for
Without a reason or a way out
All the grounds we've based our fight on
No one remembers anymore why

And all the blame that has gone into
To run in circles, stand fast still
And all the hatred we've poured into
To fill the trench between us

No more tears from me
These rivers run dry
No more fear in me
This heart's stone inside
And as the shadows give way to light
Grow and thrive
Every day must lose to night
Fade and die

And all the time we spent together
United as one on the same side
And despite the chink in the armor
We fought a good fight, we had our time

And it's a shame we let all precious
Gather rust, brittle and decay
Shame we had to kill all the graceful
To grasp what we really had there

No more tears from me
These rivers run dry
No more fear in me
This heart's stone inside
And as the shadows give way to light
Grow and thrive
Every day must lose to night
Fade and die

No more tears from me
These rivers run dry
(Run dry)
No more fear in me
This heart's stone inside
(Stone inside)
And as the shadows give way to light
Grow and thrive
Every day must lose to night
Fade and die


06. Collapsing Words

Behold, never trust anyone
Every shadow shields a traitor
Always keep your friends near you
And your enemies even closer

Behold, never trust anyone
Betrayal lurks in every corner
Always keep your back against the wall
Your mind collected and focused

The crash of collapsing words
The crackle of burning paper
Always speak less than you know
Walk one step ahead of others

Their words cut like knives
Their words sharp as razor
But never surrender to fear
Never let them take your freedom

And remember, you'll always be alone
Since the day you choose your own path
So make sure to prepare yourself
For everything live might throw at you

Because you know your only chances are
To win this war, war by each battle
Merit the difference, never bow anyone
You are your own savior

The crash of collapsing words
The crackle of burning paper
Always speak less than you know
Walk one step ahead of others

Their words cut like knives
Their words sharp as razor
But never surrender to fear
Never let them take your freedom

Live as if you were to die tomorrow
Learn as if you were to live forever
Stay awake while the world is sleeping
Free yourself before you disappear
Yeah


07. The River

Old is my moon
Circle is complete
Long has been the way
The day is giving in

The dusk is thickening
Cold engulfs the shore
I hear across the stream
As Charon blows the horn

One more summer
I ask for, I crave
One more autumn
Just to finish my song

Grant me this wish
Bestow this gift
Ye noble gods I pray
When all is done
I'll go down with the sun
And welcome the twilight that falls

I know it's in vain
For it's my time
There is no delay
Last light will hide
Yeah-aw

Hearken now to the trumpet call
As it echoes in the dark
(Whirls through the night)
Time has come to say the farewells
Step down into the shades

(I scrape the sand)
I scrape the sand
That's running out
Slipping away
Dripping now through
This weary hands
Vanishing into thin air

All I ask is one more day
To redeem it all
Then gladly I will pass
And welcome the silent world

I know it's in vain
For it's my time
There is no delay
Last light will hide
Hide

Hearken now to the trumpet call
As it echoes in the dark
(Whirls through the night)
Time has come to say the farewells
Step down into the shades

With no sound
Upon the calm stream
The black boat moves
Like mist on the waves

Slowly Charon rows
Slowly sky turns
Stars fade away
We enter the shades

Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh

Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh

But a wanderer I am
On the heaths of night
On this shore now ends
Ends my prolonged path
I am home at last

Tonight my dust is being
Being gathered here
And brought before my father
Set before his throne
I am home at last


08. Ephemeral

Darkness is ignorance
Knowledge is light
Fight only with yourself
Or the shadows of the night

Darkness is ignorance
Knowledge is light
Fight only with yourself
Or the shadows of the night

For this life will break you
Years will wear you down
Wear you down
And every day you die a little
Until the shadows will take you
Shadows will take you

Dying doesn't make this world dead to us
Breathing doesn't keep the flame alive in us
Dreaming doesn't make time less real for us
One life
One chance
All ephemeral
Ephemeral

Darkness is ignorance
Knowledge is light
Fight only with yourself
Or the shadows of the night

All the pain and suffering
Will dispirit or feed you
Dispirit or feed you
For each and every time your failures will craft you
When the fear of them is gone
Fear is gone

Dying doesn't make this world dead to us
Breathing doesn't keep the flame alive in us
Dreaming doesn't make time less real for us
One life
One chance
All ephemeral

We stumble and hover
At the edge of the world
(Edge of the world)
One life, one chance
That's all we have
(That's all we have)

Never walk away
Turn your back on yourself
Back on yourself
One life, one chance
That's all we have

Dying doesn't make this world dead to us
Breathing doesn't keep the flame alive in us
Dreaming doesn't make time less real for us
One life
One chance
All ephemeral
Ephemeral


09. The Promethean Song

A child will look up in the sky
Ask guidance from the sun
And directions from the moon

Counsel from the mighty ones
Hiding beyond the stars
Far above this Earth

No redemption from the skies
No response up from heavens
No relief will ever come
From beyond this realm

For the spirits in their halls
Will turn away their glance
Harken to the songs of the stars

Consider the weight of time
Ponder over the spheres
Watch how the firmament turns

To place your trust in them
Is like leaving in the dark
Like letting the gale take you where it may

No redemption from the skies
No response up from heavens
No relief will ever come
From beyond this realm

Ward off your fears
Break your harness
Forge your own fate
Rebuild yourself

No redemption from the skies
No response up from heavens
No relief will ever come
From beyond this realm


10. Shadows Of The Dying Sun

We're nothing more than shadows (shadows)
Light scatter of the dying dun
Just particle beams in passing (yeah)
Waves riding the eternal dark

We're nothing more than shadows (shadows)
Mere remnants of the distant past
Animated sparks of energy
Bursting flames of the end

And far upon the skies
Lies the truth within
We are shadows of the dying sun
Children of infinity
Always gazing to our past
We are the dust of the stars

And I feel it in my heart
And I know it in my mind
That's all there ever will be

And I feel it in my heart
And I know it in my mind
That's all there ever will be

We're nothing more than shadows (shadows)
We grow tall then fade away
We're vessels for a surging power
With solar fire in our veins

We're nothing more than shadows (shadows)
Flares blazing in a blink of an eye
We're nothing more than shadows
Glimmers of hope against the black sky

And far upon the skies
Lies the truth within
We are shadows of the dying sun
Children of infinity
Always gazing to our past
We are the dust of the stars

And I feel it in my heart
And I know it in my mind
That's all there ever will be

And I feel it in my heart
And I know it in my mind
That's all there ever will be

And I feel it in my heart
And I know it in my mind
That's all there ever will be

And I feel it in my heart
And I know it in my mind
That's all there ever will be

We are the dust of the stars


11. Out To The Sea

Never thought that love and sadness
Could ever walk hand in hand
Never thought that laughter and sorrow
Could live within this same heart

We came far living on stolen moments
We can pretend for only so long
We all fail, stumble, and fall
We are the same 'til the end in fire

Out to the sea I cry my heart
Into the wind I weep my sorrows
Below this soil I lay my thoughts
Under the waves I drown my grief

Out to the sea you cry your heart
Into the wind you weep your sorrows
Below this soil we lay our thoughts
Under the waves we drown our grief

You were the one I believed in
I was the one worth your trust
But stars no longer will guide us
We walk in all-consuming dark

For life shapes us and we never return
To the same where we left from
Hope always looks for a disappointment
And tranquility for a war

Out to the sea I cry my heart
Into the wind I weep my sorrows
Below this soil I lay my thoughts
Under the waves I drown my grief

Out to the sea you cry your heart
Into the wind you weep your sorrows
Below this soil we lay our thoughts
Under the waves we drown our grief
Our grief

I sail this sea in a leaking ship
Try to cross the ocean without a sheet
No wind will carry me to the shore
No wave will take me back to home

You are in the silence around me
You are the water in my lungs
You are in escaping daylight
As we dance our way into the dark
Dark
Into the dark


12. The Emergence

Instrumental


13. The Swarm

Instrumental


14. The Descent

Instrumental