Behold our beloved revels
In tragedy (in tragedy)
Self-denying avarice for bloodshed
Behold hypocrite

Those who run will be burned(x4)

Devoutly wished for blinded eyes
This tragedy's like light to the flies
This seems to suit you better
Bleeding out the eyes
Hope's left in chain suspension
Holding onto lies, to make the truth

Behold our beloved revels
In tragedy (in tragedy)
Self-denying avarice for bloodshed
Behold hypocrite

Those who run will be burned(x4)

Devoutly wished for blinded eyes
This tragedy's like light to the flies
This seems to suit you better
Bleeding out the eyes
Hope's left in chain suspension
Holding onto lies, to make the truth

Devoutly wished for blinded eyes
This tragedy's like light to the flies
This seems to suit you better
Bleeding out the eyes
Hope's left in chain suspension
Holding onto lies, to make the truth

This seems to suit you better
Bleeding out the eyes
Hope's left in chain suspension
Holding onto lies, to make the truth


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    General Comment"This song is about people's attraction to all forms of tragedy. It seems like everywhere you turn to today (e.g., television, newspaper, magazine, movies, etc.) it's all about murder, violence, war, cruelty- and it's because this is what sells; people are totally captivated by subjects in this vein. We are the flies."-Matt Heafy. (lead singer)
    I got this meaning of the Trivium website, So thats the real meaning..! =)
    PinkPrincess6916on December 19, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song kick's ass. The meaning is that all humans are attracted to pain and suffering.
    The clairvoyanton March 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwell done clairvoyant, I never would have got that......Trivium are an amazing band, thier lyrics are really deep and make you think. At first I thought that it was something to do with religion, it mensions god and people say that statues of mary bleed out of the eyes and stuff, but I think that clairvoyant got it right.
    squidder_kiks_asson July 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentexcellent song.....the title is cool "like light to the flies" a twist, cos its usually the flies that are attracted tot the light, so maybe instead of humans being attracted to pain, pain finds us, or summit like tht...

    "Devoutly wished for blinded eyes"

    thts like what clairvoyant said, this line reminds me off people who look for pain, and dont enjoy life, they want the pain to give them something to moan about.......im goin on now. amazing song, trivium rock.
    squidder_kiks_asson July 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthese lyrics are wrong
    dont argue
    the lyrics are what the artists say they are
    and in the album this is not what it says
    look at the other one that says correct
    those are correct
    ULlilLadyon August 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthese lyrics are wrong
    dont argue
    the lyrics are what the artists say they are
    and in the album this is not what it says
    look at the other one that says correct
    those are correct
    ULlilLadyon August 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's like driving by a car crash,you don't want to look but you do anyway.
    Coatalon December 31, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPinkPrincess6916: Spot on..

    and when you read that meaning/explination, and then read the lyrics, and then look at the song title.. it all makes perfect sense.
    mitch01on January 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentawesome song..probably my fav trivium song.
    XslipknotX90on February 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is in the sims 2
    sexymonk-eon March 15, 2006   Link

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