We came from the pile.
We came from the dead and dying.
But the moment you pulled
You brought us back to the living.
Stand here to a world at war.
This blacken field leads to ruin,
Ruled by folds pulled tight, and a pit so slick.
Draw your lines, let nothing cross. No!
What booming hate moves close,
So vast that the clouds would follow?
What looms, with thunder?
And the water did fall.
The turn of earth to mud.
Once dried veins, now fill and swell.
Lift the torches, light the fields!
We stand as the giants make way.
We stand as the giants make way.
We are the few to shed the fold,
We are the few!
Oh, sweet lit clarity grant us the eyes for this bane.
Towered beasts now meet our lines...
Oh but fast on the wind came a song, don't turn.
The lines crossed now charge.
The lines crossed but you turned away.
It was a beautiful song, sung through beast's jagged teeth.
It's not real. You'll see. It's not real. You'll see.
She's the one that you want The soft wet skin that haunts.
Deep inside a warmth that lies on a bed,
She's calling to you...
Fight from your knees and the giants will fall.
...taste the wine of her lips, feel free to taste this kiss.
Drink deep and forget the struggle in the battle you live.
Don't turn we need you. Don't turn we need you.
The sirens are calling your name!
Come back. Make the call.
Father, send your rain.
Lay waste to the kings here.
Lay waste to their grip and we'll rise.
We will rise.


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The Sirens Song song meanings
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    General CommentMy dad told me one time that Satan was described as being beautiful, and extremely seductive. I think the Sirens represent Satan and how beautiful he can appear. With that beauty, he seduces us and draws nearer to the darkness. This song describes so well an on-going spiritual battle, and when your need among your fellow brothers in Christ is dire, you turn from it and take beauty and lust instead. While a spiritual battle constantly wages on within ourselves, we still need each other, all under God if we want a chance to defeat sin. And when one turns away, everyone else suffers as a consequence. Maybe not the battle, but without a doubt, heartbreak.
    ex nihiloon July 05, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"You brought us back to the living."
    I love it when that line kicks in. Makes the song.
    NightLighton March 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOkay, in response to jessinaro, I don't think it is talking about God's people enduring hardships and giving up. It is indeed about the temptation of giving up the struggle, the fight. It talks about the siren (absolute temptation) calling to you, haunting you, being exactly what you want, forgetting the battle you live in. I think that in discussing keeping the lines, using battle lines to symbolize the lines we draw in our lives to fight against temptation, against sin, we are being told to not compromise, to call for the Lord's help. We cannot turn back, we cannot give into the temptation of turning back because we are needed. By God, by fellow christians and by everyone who is lost, who needs our help to find direction and guidance. Yes, I do believe it is a warning against that, but it is more uplifting than simply telling a story about someone who gave up, who became complacent and stopped fighting. It is about someone real, someone who faces the temptation we all do everyday, to give up, stop fighting and to have the satisfaction of giving in to the calls of the siren. The call at the end goes back to the beginning.
    What booming hate moves close,
    So vast that the clouds would follow?
    What looms, with thunder?
    And the water did fall.
    The booming hate is Satan, moving closer as we are more and more tempted by sin, by the sirens call. It's so big that the clouds follow. Later, begging the father to send his rain, makes me believe that the clouds following that hate, satan, are sent by the father, waiting and ready for us to send our call for help. The hate is looming, but with that thunder in the background, and then the rain falls. Turns the earth to mud, fills once dry veins with life. At the end, after calling the father to send his rain, it says we lay waste to their grip. The rain he has sent has disabled the enemy, allowing us to rise.
    The general flow of the song involves the beginning, where we (the christians) were brought back from death, our certain damnation. We were brought to face a world at war, fighting and being ruled by evil, by hate, by Satan. Then it gets into showing us that God has truly called us forth, by equipping us with the ability to call on his rain, to face off the enemy with him providing for our struggle. He grants us with the eyes to see the bane, our wisdom to see the true cause of the death and hate all around, the truth of the world. Although the song so sweet is calling to use, we cannot turn, we cannot compromise our lines and allow the enemy to cross at all. Also meaning that if we allow satan any hold on our life, it will only get stronger and stronger. It's not real, you'll see. The image Satan puts forth, the temptation, isn't real, and we cannot turn our eyes from what is. Then finally, at the end, singing in a beautiful manner, imitating that of a siren calling to us, is actually showing us the truth of what seems so true, so wonderful. It is granting us the wisdom to know that the call of satan, of his siren, is false, and can only lead to death.
    As we make the call, calling out to God for help, to our fellow Christians, we see the rain sent, we see the earth turn to mud, once dry veins filled with life God sends, and we see the Kings of the world lain to waste, we see their grip wasted, and then we rise.
    theBushon December 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the bush, this song isn't about giving up, but it is about when satan uses the sirens and their beautiful (yet decieving) song to tell us that there is no battle. We are part of God's army and are constantly fighting Satan, but when he can convince us that there is no fight then he is free overcome us with temptation.
    We must fight on, and not listen to the siren's song right as the charge is made agains satan
    heavyinkon January 12, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsuch a deep and meaningful song.
    clintwheeler2007on March 21, 2010   Link
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    General Commentalso, "she the one that you want" is actually "she's the touch that you want"
    clintwheeler2007on March 21, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentand "dont turn we need you, dont turn we need you" is "dont turn we need you, dont turn I need you"
    clintwheeler2007on March 21, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"Fight from your knees and the giants will fall.
    ...taste the wine of her lips, feel free to taste this kiss.
    Drink deep and forget the struggle in the battle you live.
    Don't turn we need you. Don't turn we need you.
    The sirens are calling your name!"


    bam!
    bunniekillaon April 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAny ideas on what it means???
    yams02on October 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFight from your knees and the giants will fall

    Awesome metaphor for prayer
    bugoffon November 03, 2007   Link

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