"Third Immortal" as written by Kaisa Jouhki, Tomi Mykkaenen, Tiina Ralli, Jussi Rautio, Henri Vahvanen, Jyri Vahvanen and Timo Honkanen....
What greater light Shall I obey
Like all immortals I will make my way
I've seen the rifts and heard the songs
I am immortal, must I obey

I can smell the fire
Hear the hammers and the wheels
I can feel the fear inside of me
No birds are singing
No sound of the trees
The growing darkness all around me

Third immortal
The lord and the sword

Do I have to ride
There are others in need
Must I call the lords of the skies
I know my heart
And I know my way
This is where the end
Shall begin

What greater light Shall I obey
Like all immortals I will make my way
I've seen the rifts and heard the songs
I am immortal, must I obey

Raining ashes tears of doom
Death leers along the road
It's not a trick of the light
Rings of flowers in the sky
I could fight, I could run away
I am here for the cause
The great great land shall remain
For the reason I will stay

Third immortal
The lord and the sword
Spirit of the old
From the light of the ghost

I have been awake for too long
But now I know it's my time
I shall bow to the greater light
Like all immortals I make my way
I have been hiding all my power
I'm a servant I will obey
This will be my finest hour
This will be my finest hour...


Lyrics submitted by Trinidadian

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    My InterpretationProbably about the coming of the Istari from Valinor, Specifically Gandalf, as he is the only one who 'bows to the greater light.'

    The best guess as to the song title I can think of is that the Istari were the 3rd immortals to come to Middle Earth, although that may be debatable. The Eldar are immortal, and also Melian who is a Maiar and presumably immortal came before also. Additionally, Morgoth as well as Sauron as well as other Maiar who are presumably immortal were there before the wizards.
    The Istari are thought to also be of the Maiar, so thinking is terms of 'classes' of immortals, there would be 3:
    Valar, Maiar and Eldar.

    So there it is.

    Trinidadianon February 19, 2009   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionA correction to the lyrics:

    The line "Rings of flowers in the sky" is actually "Crimson colors in the sky".
    Karhuon July 19, 2010   Link
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    General CommentA correction, if I may:
    the line "The lord and the sword" is actually "The lord and the servant"
    erwtason October 26, 2012   Link

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