Angely i demony kruzhili nado mnoj
Razbivali ternii i zvyozdnye puti
Ne znaet schast'ya tol'ko tot,
Kto ego zova ponyat'ne smog...

I am calling calling now, spirits rise and falling
Soboj ostat'sya dol'she...
Calling calling now, in the depth of longing
Soboj ostat'sya dol'she

Stand alone... where was life when it had a
Meaning
Stand alone... nothing's real anymore and...
Beskonechnyj beg...

Poka zhiva ya mogu starat'sya
Na letu ne upast;
Ne razuchit'sya mechtat'... lyubit'...
Beskonechnyj beg...

Calling calling, for the place of knowing
There's more than what can be linked
Calling calling, never will I look away
for what life has left for me
Yearning yearning, for what's left of loving
Soboj ostat'sya dol'she...

Calling calling now, spirits rise and falling
Soboj ostat'sya dol'she...
Calling calling now, in the depth of longing
Soboj ostat'sya dol'she



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Inner Universe song meanings
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  • +2
    General CommentThe vocals are simply amazing.
    I fell in love with this song the first time I watched the series. It might even top the series itself :p
    Fanta-lon January 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentis this the Ghost in the Shell song?
    Neruon July 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is the opening theme to it any way, hence the reference to stand alone, a series named the stand alone complex.
    "Yearning yearning, for what's left of loving " and "Stand alone... nothing's real anymore"
    is in reference to the fact that she was once a human child with feelings and emotions but had to become an artificial being in order to survive.
    Mr_sarajevoon January 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbtw, search "lithium flower" if ghost in the shell interests you.
    Mr_sarajevoon January 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think there are a few lines missing:

    Mana du vortes - The flow will catch you
    Mana du vortes - The flow will catch you
    Aeria Gloris - Flying in Glory
    Aeria Gloris - Flying in Glory

    "Aeria Gloris" is old latin I think.
    a1kemion March 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think that 'mana du vortes' could actually be 'nalybuites' - russian for 'watch in awe'.
    The perfect song for Stand ALone Complex though. It can sum up Motoko like nuthin else.
    Also, a nod has to go to origa, who actually perform the song. That is some seriously amazing vocals.
    rikkuon November 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAeria gloris is "heavenly glory" in latin

    Entire song translation:

    Angels and demons were circling above me
    Swishing through the hardships and milky ways
    The only one who doesn't know happiness
    is the one who couldn't understand its call

    Watch in awe, watch in awe
    Heavenly glory, heavenly glory

    I am Calling Calling now, Spirits rise and falling
    To stay myself longer...
    Calling Calling, in the depth of longing
    To stay myself longer...

    Watch in awe, watch in awe
    Heavenly glory, heavenly glory

    Stand alone... Where was life when it had a meaning...
    Stand alone... Nothing's real anymore and...

    ...Endless run...
    While I'm alive, I can try not to fall while flying,
    Not to forget how to dream... how to love
    ...Endless run...

    Calling Calling, For the place of knowing
    There's more that what can be linked
    Calling Calling, Never will I look away
    For what life has left for me
    Yearning Yearning, for what's left of loving

    To stay myself longer...
    Calling Calling now, Spirits rise and falling
    To stay myself longer...
    Calling Calling, in the depth of longing
    To stay myself longer...

    Watch in awe, watch in awe
    Heavenly glory, heavenly glory
    Fanta-lon January 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAlthough "Nalyubuites" is listed on most lyric pages (including the Yoko Kanno Project), it sounds a lot more like "Mana du vortes" to me. If you listen carefully it's Latin, not Russian. There is some debate on this elsewhere, and the consensus was that it's "Mana du vortes."
    comebackkurdton May 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment@ comebackkurdt: i read your comment, listened to Inner Universe on my ipod a bunch of times pretty loudly and clearly, and i am pretty sure it's Mana du vortes.
    Ideneon August 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhile the intro is bland enough to have almost made me turn it off the first time I listened to it, I'm glad my fiancee forced me to listen to the whole song. It's an amazing, amazing piece.

    It captures the melancholy of the main character perfectly. She has replaced all of her physical body with android parts -- brain included -- and has lost the anchor of her "ghost" (her consciousness or soul) to physical reality and has begun to drift away on the waves of the 'net.
    Foobearon February 12, 2008   Link

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