"Sons Of Apathy" as written by and John Stuart Taylor Gustav Tomas Wood....
A notion cold as the night air
starts within in my head
spreads like ink right through my veins
all of our kings are dead
I am not a scholar and I don't believe in fate
surely as I share your blood will I end up the same?

If there's one thing I have learned
in my short time on this earth
devotion should be owed not earned
only you determine what you're worth

We are set free
we are the sons of apathy
though it's not right
it's all we know
and there's no one left to follow

We are the heirs to empty thrones
and promises unkept
we sit and watch the empire burn with mild disinterest,
but we are not forsaken,
we have a gift worth more than gold
we've been shown how not to live
by gracious kings of old

If there's one thing I have learned
in my short time on this earth
devotion should be owed not earned
only you determine what you're worth

We are set free
we are the sons of apathy
though it's not right
it's all we know
and there's no one left to follow

My father was an oak
the earth moved when he spoke
my father conquered seas
but was not there for me


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    General CommentFrontman Gustav Wood says, “The song is about my feelings growing up without a father figure, how I was and am, very directly a son of apathy, and also how I feel that as a generation, we are very much lacking in positive role models to follow.”

    “With that in mind,” he continues, “the song is me trying to say that it doesn't have to be a negative experience. Instead of being lost, we are spared from any pre-determined direction or expectation, the lack of a father figure not being a burden, but rather a gift, an illustration of the kind of person to strive to be/not to be. Instead of being held back, we are set free. It sums up the overall feeling of the record for me, and actually contains the album’s title in it's first verse.”
    p0is0ngir1on March 03, 2011   Link

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