"The Crown Of Sympathy" as written by and Adrian Jackson Andrew Craighan....
See the light and feel my warm desirerun through my veins like the evening sunIt will live but no eyes will see itI'll bless your name before I dieNo person in everything can shineyet shine you did, for the world to seeAll a man hath will he give for life?For life that's lost bleeds all over meI'd fallen before but it never hurt like thisDon't leave me here to crawl through the mireI'm without fault before the throne of godTake from me the crown of sympathyWhat do you think you'll see?What do you think there will be?Sit down! Did you see the sun?What will we become? Great ones?The mouths that dare not speak his namebehold them, raised, complete and fineThe battle for our lives is oh, so briefTake my hand and please walk with meWhen I was young the sun did burn my faceI let its love and warmth wash over meThe melting voice of many, in the hush of nightWhispering tongues can poison my honest truthCome dress me with your body, and comfort meI dreamt of a dead child in my sleepI wear a terrible mark in my headmy clean, white bed. It calls to meI must lie down. and I want you to lay with me, in sympathyNo sad "adieus" on a balconyFor one last time, just walk with meAt the beautiful gate of the temple, we must be savedFor deadened, icy pain, covers all the earth


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"The Crown of Sympathy" as written by Adrian Jackson Aaron Stainthorpe

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    General CommentThis is definitely my favourite MDB song. The subject, like so much of their work, is a combination of religious angst and mourning a love lost, which has destroyed the man whom the song is written from the viewpoint of, annihilating both his faith and will to live.
    Borknagaron January 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOnce again the songs about sadness of a person and about love and sex.
    In the song he just asks for sex: Come dress me with your body, and comfort me..
    A sad song. The person seems to die soon so he asks for sympathy.
    UnraisedMetalon June 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI can't believe this doesn't have more comments...it's one of my absolute favorite mdb songs. A masterpiece is what it is
    Stelalaon April 19, 2006   Link

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