The world itself consumed
Man, that's the only truth
And what we loved was not enough
Even though we wanted to

I learned it sick in bed
Mining golden vapours
Regrets like charms laid end to end
And other sweet divinities

And this I learned and thus I gleaned
What we loved was not enough
But kiss it quick and rise again
Kiss it quick and rise again
Kiss it quick and rise again
Kiss it quick and rise again

And the days come when we no longer feel

There'll be war in our cities
And riots at the mall
There'll be blood on our doorsteps
And panics at the ball

All our cities gonna burn
All our bridges gonna crack
All our pennies gonna rot
There'll be mud across our tracks

All our children gonna die
All our children gonna die
All our children gonna die
All our children gonna die

Then the west will rise again
The west will rise again
So good night vain children
Tonight is yours

The lights are yours
If you'd just ask for more
Than poverty and war
If you'd just ask for more

What we loved was not enough
What we loved was not enough
What we loved was not enough
What we loved was not enough


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    General CommentFrom the West Will Rise Again EP, I can't get enough of this song. The lyrics seems fairly straight forward, their familiar themes of despair and hope are beautiful.
    Misantheon February 09, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI saw them last night, they performed this song. It was a truly remarkable experience. This is probably my favorite song of theirs now. It's so damn good.
    Properon February 14, 2012   Link
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    My OpinionSame, I saw them a couple weeks ago in Portland. This was by far my favorite song of their set. Unbelievable. Can't stop listening to it now :P
    Misantheon February 15, 2012   Link

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