"The Darkness" as written by and Henry James Angus....
Someday
Something kissed my lips
Someday
Something brushed my fingertips
The north winds battle in the Kaaba
And the darkness is the darkness

Somewhere
The night is on the run
With a bottle of Ouzo
And a rusty gun
The north wind is like a Spanish guitar
Soaked in petrol burning on the bar

Let the dead raise their heads
And the dying leave their beds
Ah she didn�t believe what her mama said
And she clambered out the window in the darkness
And behind you in the night a million dogs come out to fight
Cause it�s the empire that be rising, rising, rising through the night

Something
Something give me strength
I�m burning
Burning on the brink
The north wind is like cinnamon and wine
And the darkness is the darkness

Let the dead raise their heads
And the dying leave their beds
Ah she didn�t believe what her mama said
And she clambered out the window in the darkness
And behind you in the night a million dogs come out to fight
Cause it�s the empire that be rising, rising, rising through the night

Let the dead raise their heads
And the dying leave their beds
Ah she didn�t believe what her mama said
And she clambered out the window in the darkness
And behind you in the night a million dogs come out to fight
Cause it�s the empire that be rising, rising, rising through the night


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    General CommentCan't believe there are no comments on this song, it's their Magnum Opus. (or is that No Longer There)
    Scolopaxon November 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's a strange, strange song, but I have to admit the part after "rising through the night" always get me.
    Fogoldon April 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentTrue, i love the 'let the dead raise their heads, and the dying leave their beds' bit:) great song. eople on itunes said it was terrible :S
    Jimiskingon June 13, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionIt should actually be:

    Something
    Something kissed my lips
    Something
    Something brushed my fingertips
    The north winds battle in the car park...
    iamthetom98on July 14, 2012   Link
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    General CommentWhatever the meaning, the infamous riff was pinched from Woody Woodpecker's laugh... no doubt the influence of Ollie McGill. This is never officially discussed by the band or fans, yet is so plainly obvious!
    janeaparis1on August 21, 2013   Link

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