"The End of All Things Will Be Televised" as written by and Cory Brandan Putman Joshua Dolittle....
All we know will be folded. A day of clouds. Creation waits…

Get away blue collar instrument
Get away politicians and priests
Refined to consume
It will be laid down
On the necks of the pure
The proud and the damned

Your day will come
Turn the page, embrace your
Comforting company
The sun beats down on your
Comforting company
Everything is burning because

Tonight the south is on fire!
The south is on fire.

Creation waits in eager expectation. Anxious. Patient.
Heaven will pause.

Get away blue collar instrument
Get away politicians and priests
Refined to consume
It will be laid down
On the necks of the pure
The proud and the…
Comforting company
The sun beats down on your
Comforting company
Everything is burning from your
Comforting company
The sun beats down on your
Comforting company
The seas are boiling

Out comes the light
Awake and rehearse

Out comes the demons
I never saw you
Out comes the mercy
Shutting down hell
Bite down until it bleeds
Out comes the exit

All things complete
O infamous city, full of turmoil, I'm terrified at your collapse
The kings, they shudder with horror, their faces distorted with fear
Endless empires gently brushed away in the blink of an eye
All Creation, wilted.

Captain, the ship is sinking. Have mercy.


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    General CommentFar and away the best song on Redeemer. The ending blows me out of the water (no pun intended) every time I hear it. As for its meaning, it sounds like its about judgment day.
    SurfinNoodleson December 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthat line..."Tonight the south is on fire!" ahhhhh it makes me wana go crazy.
    thesouthisonfireon December 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think the title talks about an event that is talked about in the book of revelation. I didn't get into revelation too much but I remember hearing something about it
    mkmchaleon March 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is a constant "moshgasm" (you know what I mean if you've seen them perform it).

    This song is about how all of creation is waiting for judgment day, when the things we value so highly will be wiped away.
    didymus7on April 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"tonight the south is on fire" that part is fucking amazing
    supernaturalon April 09, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"tonight the south is on fire" that part is fucking amazing
    supernaturalon April 09, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"the seas are boiling". that is such an awesome thing to think about. how scary
    faithinthethiefon July 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentif this was talkin bout the rapture the next lines should be:
    the rats left on this desolate earth
    quick death granted to the privileged few
    sinners gathered together awaiting the next boat
    this is the end of all things, stay tuned for more
    sandiejenkinson October 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentlast line- Captain, the ship is sinking. Have mercy.

    i think it is refering to
    God as the captain and the ship as the world.
    sounds like a prayer.
    burtonsnow845on July 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHere's the skinny on "tonight the south is on fire" it refers to Revalations 18 talks about The Great Babylon ( or the fallen, sinful city) verse 9 of chapter 18 speaks "And the kings of earth who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they see the smoke of her burning, Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas the great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour thy judgment come.

    Babylon is the south in a broad sense the end is near
    BlurPoet77on August 18, 2008   Link

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