She keeps her thoughts in a forest of dark
no light can enter there no one may depart from her world
when time stands still for you to hear her call

like Christabel- you'll fade away
Christabel- you cannot stay
she walks alone, you're by her side
she takes your hand no place to hide
the sun goes down you hear her sigh
it's Christabel it's time to die, die!

and where she walks no shadows fall
no mandrake can compare
no slumber so deep as in her world
you children of decay you hear her call

like Christabel- you'll fade away
with Christabel- you cannot stay
she walks alone, you're by her side
she takes your hand no place to hide
the sun goes down you hear her sigh
it's Christabel it's time to die

no dog roses or incantations
help me to survive
your innocence lies spent and wasted
with the tears you cried
your epitaph will forever say
"your sun went down when it's still day"
the flowers turn to dust you see them blow away

Christabel you'll fade away
like Christabel- you cannot stay
like Christabel- you'll fade away
Oh, oh, oh

the state of grace for you denied
there's no salvation here- no paradise for you
within her world
when time stands still for you to hear her call

like Christabel- you fade away
with Christabel- you cannot stay
she walks alone, you're by her side
she takes your hand no place to hide
the sun goes down you hear her sigh
it's Christabel it's time to die

no dark satanic invocations help you to survive
your innocence lies spent and wasted
with the tears you cried
your epitaph will forever say
"your sun went down when it's still day"
the flowers turn to dust you see them blow away

like Christabel you'll fade away




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    Song MeaningThe song is in reference to Samual Taylor Coleridge's poem "Christabel", an influence to both Le Fanu's "Carmilla" (which could be considered a novelization of Christabel) and Bram Stoker's "Dracula".

    Christabel is the innocent who is vampirically preyed upon by Geraldine. The song is stating that your fate will be like that of Christabel.
    uponhereyeson October 23, 2013   Link

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