"As Daylight Dies" as written by and Mike A./dutkiewicz D'antonio....
We watch the degradation of the civilization
The rise and fall of all we are
Stands here before us

This place is evil
We stare in insult
This world is vile
We are the answer

How long until we die?
Die from the inside out
How much is enough to see the light?
How much blood must be shed?

Come past the lies
We cannot be so blind
Hear their cries
The wait 'til daylight dies
Daylight dies

We all have blood on our hands
How can we (how can we) ignore the sound?

Come past the lies
We cannot be so blind
Hear their cries
The wait 'til daylight dies

The cost of one life
The price of ones soul
Is too much to lose

No more broken promises
The shattered hearts will heal
No more broken promises
No more (no more)

Come past the lies
We cannot be so blind
Hear their cries
The wait 'til daylight dies

How long until it dies?
How long?
How long?
How long until it dies
How long?
How long?


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    General CommentWow the new material rips! I really like the more aggressive sound of KSE...
    As far as the meaning is concerned: the lyrics are self-explanatory.
    Killswitch Engageon October 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe new album is unbelievable...killswitch owns
    killswitchl3itch420on October 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWAIT, THE NEW ALBUM ISNT OUT YET. IT COMES UT nov 21!!
    YourNameHere117on November 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentPretty Fuckin sweet song tho (sry for caps above)
    YourNameHere117on November 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe correct Lyrics

    We watch the degradation of the civilization
    The rise and fall of all we are
    Stands here before us

    This place is evil
    We stare in insult
    This world is vile
    We are the answer

    How long until we die?
    Die from the inside out
    How much is enough for us to see the light?
    How much blood must be shed?

    Contest the lies
    We cannot be so blind
    Hear their cries
    The wait 'til daylight dies
    Daylight dies

    We all have blood on our hands
    How can we (how can we) ignore the sound?

    Contest the lies
    We cannot be so blind
    Hear their cries
    The wait 'til daylight dies

    The cost of one life
    The price of ones soul
    Is too much to bear

    No more broken promises
    The shattered hearts will heal
    No more broken promises
    No more (no more)

    Contest the lies
    We cannot be so blind
    Hear their cries
    The wait 'til daylight dies

    How long until it dies?
    How long?
    How long?
    How long until it dies
    How long?
    How long?
    AN_THO_NYon November 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics are about war(anti war better to say) and the leader's of the nations (as i think) that they should stop it....or maybe about the suppression of the people in usa / middle europe by their rogue presidents / senats (i know im crazy : P)
    Nython January 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentActually the correct title of the song is Daylight Dies. But meh. Great song. I've only recently started to listen to KSE, and they're pretty awesome :)
    Crujebsulon February 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think different people have different reactions to certain songs, and i believe this song is saying that if you have a chance to do something, then go ahead and do it, don't wait till the opportunity passes you, by hence "don't wait till daylight dies
    metaldaveon June 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think this song is anti-war.. at least in the sense that Nyth was saying. I think in a sense its actually somewhat saying the opposite. Talking about how people or countries just sit back and "We watch the degradation of civilization". We need to stop watching and waiting for people to die and act on what is the right thing to do.
    DesertEMTon June 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis was the first song I ever heard of theirs. My friend made me wait over an hour in a music store as he searched through countless CDs trying to find something he liked. He couldn't find anything he wanted. But we were in hot topic and we seen one of the coolest looking album covers ever; so he bought it. I've been a dedicated fan ever since.

    I think this song is either anti-war, or perhaps just about taking a stand for your beliefs; not just letting the government make all your decisions.

    But, this song could also be about global warming and humanity's effect on the planet. If we don't do something about that, daylight really will die.
    WarriroDudeon July 22, 2007   Link

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