(4 lines i can't tell what they are saying but the second and forth are the same)
(4 lines repeat)

The fortress of forever
Been forsaken
(sounds like man made pond) is poluted with blue die
Air, water, (something) life
(man made pond) is poluted with blue die

temper, temper we have gained
outerspace, outerspace
the hearing of the years, the devistation of
outerspace, outerspace
temper, temper we have gained
outerspace, outerspace
thats not true, thats not true
the human race, the human race

The fortress of forever
Been forsaken
(sounds like man made pond) is poluted with blue die
Air, water, (something) life
(man made pond) is poluted with blue die

Fortress of forever (don't know)
(man made pond) is polluting (of the skies)
repeats x1

The fortress of forever
Been forsaken
(sounds like man made pond) is poluted with blue die
Air, water, (something) life
(man made pond) is poluted with blue die


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Fortress song meanings
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  • +1
    General Comment"Edmund Kemper solved it all"
    "He fooled the shrinks"
    "Fooled the shrinks"
    "It then apears the proclaimation"
    "He fooled the shrinks"
    "Fooled the shrinks"

    "Edmund Kemper solved it all"
    "He fooled the shrinks"
    "Fooled the shrinks"
    "It then apears the proclaimation"
    "He fooled the shrinks"
    "Fooled the shrinks"

    "The fortress of forever"
    "Been forsaken"
    "Man made promise"
    "Polluted with blue dye"
    "Air, water, design"
    "Man made promise"
    "Polluted with blue dye"

    "Can we tamper"
    "We have gained"
    "Outerspace, outerspace"
    "A million years"
    "The devistation of"
    "Outerspace, outerspace"

    "Can we tamper"
    "We have gained"
    "Outerspace, outerspace"
    "A million years"
    "The devistation of"
    "Outerspace, outerspace"

    "The fortress of forever"
    "Been forsaken"
    "Man made promise"
    "Polluted with blue dye"
    "Air, water, design"
    "Man made promise"
    "Polluted with blue dye"

    "Fortress of forever"
    "Been forsaken"
    "Man made promise"
    "Polluting of the sky" (x2)

    "The fortress of forever"
    "Been forsaken"
    "Man made promise"
    "Polluted with blue dye"
    "Air, water, design"
    "Man made promise"
    "Polluted with blue dye"

    I belive this is it... comments are allowed! But I strongly believe he says "Edmund Kemper" in the begining, (Edmund Kemper was a Serial Killer, just so you know)
    EmbryoSystemon June 08, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentKemper kemper solved it all he
    two mistakes, two mistakes
    the hearing appears, the proclamation of
    two mistakes, two mistakes

    Kemper Kemper solved it all he
    two mistakes, two mistakes
    the hearing appears, the proclamation of
    two mistakes, two mistakes


    The fortress of forever
    Been forsaken
    Man made pond is
    Polluted with blue dye
    Air, water, peace, life
    Man made pond is
    Polluted with blue dye

    Temper, temper
    We have gained
    Outerspace, outerspace
    the hearing of the years
    The devastation of
    Outerspace, outerspace

    Temper temper
    We have gained
    Outerspace, outerspace
    That's not true
    that's not true
    the human race,
    the human race

    The fortress of forever
    Been forsaken
    Man made pond is
    Polluted with blue dye
    Air, water, peace, life
    Man made pond is
    Polluted with blue dye

    Fortress of forever
    Been mistaken
    Man made promise
    Polluting of the skies (x2)

    The fortress of forever
    Been forsaken
    Man made pond is
    Polluted with blue dye
    Air, water, peace, life
    Man made pond is
    Polluted with blue dye
    afzjunkon September 26, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti know these aren't very good lyrics but i have two other songs that i know are system but no one has posted them... and all i have to figure the lyrics out are my ears which don't work well... just so you know... anything in paranthenses is not part of the song... is just trying to discibe the lyrics i can't hear in that spot....
    ocarinaboyon June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti always thought he was sayign TUNA STICKS TUNA STICKS . is this song actually called fortress?
    reverand_chrison June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentok he is DEFINETLY NOT sayingf Edmund Kempur
    reverand_chrison June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsounds more like Cameron Kemper or something like that and he isnt sayign fooled the shrinks either
    reverand_chrison June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDL Nero, and slow it down with the wave editor, you will hear it, trust me. I know what I am talking about, Edmund Kemper was a killer in LA, in where SOAD are from, his case was strange because he had no reason to kill beisdes born instict. So the shrinks (psychologist) couldn't diagnose him as "crazy" but had to convictim as a murder. So the only think they could do was just throw him in jail for the murder of his mother and her friend. He is known as the "prisoner witha heart of gold" now, who is up for parole soon. Just DL nero, and slow it down, you will hear everything I said.
    EmbryoSystemon June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAt least Edmund Kemper is a real person, not like Cameron Kemper! Whoever that is (I looked it up, there isn't any "Cameron Kemper", possibly just an ordinary person, Whilst Ed was a serial killer/rapist/cannible!)
    EmbryoSystemon June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCan we tamper"
    "We have gained"
    "Outerspace, outerspace"
    "A million years"
    "The devistation of"
    "Outerspace, outerspace"

    Should be...
    Can we tamper"
    "We have gained"
    "Outerspace, outerspace"
    "A million years"
    "That's not true, that's not true"
    "the human race, the human race"

    the second time it is said, sorry I just copied and pasted from before...
    EmbryoSystemon June 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah but you can still clearly hear serj use a c or k right at the beginning of the word edmund. sometimes i hate the way he pronounces things. i would say its his accent but he really doesnt have one so its not that.
    themosquitogodon June 09, 2002   Link

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