"Testament" as written by and Ronan Harris....
Procrastinating, pretending to worry
Solving problems by pushing them aside
Wasting time like we've all the time in the world

Deliberation instead of solution, another term for blatant lies
Biding time like we've all the time in the world

And I'm not the only one who thinks we're trying to say
To the heavens and all who hear us: behold all we have made!
We bring destruction, we bring war without an end
and we live in hope that tomorrow never comes

We conquer paradise just to burn it to the ground
And we build a future to honour pasts we left behind
We bring destruction, we bring war without an end
And then we live in hope that tomorrow never comes

The problems get worse before they get better
We find excuses to divert our eyes
Let tomorrow deal with what we could have done

And if you think we're the future, that we build tomorrow
When was the last day without war?
We speak of greatness we have never been

It's just you and me now
It's just you and me now
Against the world


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    General CommentOkay, dude, we get it. There's a freaking interview at that link. Try posting it just ONCE next time instead of in every song from "Judgement" (which, by the way, isn't mentioned at all in your interview).
    interface2xon April 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE the Apoptygma Berzerk reference in this song, as a first. It made me soar with joy when I heard it.

    Otherwise, I agree, Ronan. I wholeheartedly agree.
    hellhoundincon April 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyou, me and the devil make three
    lithiumx11on April 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis should be the anthem for the Procastination Nation. Hahaha. Anyways, song perfectly describes how one seeks to persevere at no cost. We cry for help when all else fails. This song can be applied to a multitude of subjects. I apply it to my own personal life and Politics. Great song!
    Depeche85on May 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthough Ronan for sure meant this song to address 'worldly' issues and a false sense of pride, it touches something so much more personal as well.
    How often do we make promises we break? How often do we keep up a mask of good will while we don't actually feel that particular way, eventually creating war and destruction, procrastinating the inevitable parting with this or that or him or her.

    We hold on to morals and values based on the past, on what was true, but is no more, and henceforth crush lives and beliefs by holding on to what we know instead of growing.

    As so many songs by VNV.. it addresses something global as well as personal.
    Jazharaon April 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentVNV NATION "SONG MEANINGS" INSIDE
    15 page interview with Ronan Harris.

    dancemusic.about.com/od/artistshomepages/a/…
    HorsesMouthon April 04, 2007   Link

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