"Gently (Iowa Version)" as written by Craig Jones, James Root, Sid Wilson, Mickael Thomson, Chris Fehn, Corey Taylor, Nathan Jordison, Paul Gray and Michael Crahan....
Gently my mind escapes into the relaxing mode of pleasure
A pleasure that will take my mind off the reality of life
My past life
Life as I know it know
And whatever may come it slowly disappears
To somewhere in the back of my mind
It will remain there until I wish to retrieve it

Yes I will stay here for awhile for I need the break
A break from the pressures of life
And everything that lay in the palm of life's hands, life's hands

This mode is incredible
It's out of this world
Too bad I must always leave it
But that's life

That's life, that's life, that's life

Lyrics submitted by Pharmaecopia

"Gently" as written by Michael Shawn Crahan Michael Crahan

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commenti personally like this version better, dunno why
    Pharmaecopiaon August 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentprobally cuz its corey singing and not anders. corey has a better voice.
    Man§oni†eMaGg0T666on August 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti tihnk this song is about doing drugs and how its like a release from reality but you always come down and have to face life
    the_SinS_of_MaNon October 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song was actually written by anders. it is about escaping to the "umbra" a special place when u remeber the past and everything is perfect
    FrEaK3425on April 02, 2003   Link
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    General CommentGently, my mind escapes to a relaxing world of pleasure. ;)

    I think this song was totally great. They were able to start off slow and relaxing and end up releasing anger and screaming, beautiful.
    Beethon May 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthank you captain obvious the SinS of MaN. fuckin retard
    spunky666on December 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentOk 1. the lyrics are
    Gently my mind escapes into the relaxing
    world of pleasure , a pleasure that'll take
    my mind off of the reality of my life.
    my past life..life as I know it now
    faget_of_a_clownon January 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPersonally, gotta be honest here, i see masturbation, not drugs, but there ya go.
    Barry Burtonon April 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMasturbation? Interesting. I like this version better, although i also prefer Corey's voice over Anders. Great song. When Anders wrote it he wrote about an escape to the spirit world, or the Umbra. Although Corey could have a different meaning behind it, which is probably why he decided to remake it.
    shroombrainon April 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, I like how it starts so slow and the pace increases, but the sound is so dark... it's wicked!
    Shadowbitchon May 26, 2005   Link

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