"Cirice" as written by and A Ghoul Writer Klas Ahlund....
I feel your presence amongst us
You cannot hide in the darkness
Can you hear the rumble?
Can you hear the rumble that’s calling?

I know your soul is not tainted
Even though you’ve been told so
Can you hear the rumble?
Can you hear the rumble that’s calling?

I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you
I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you

A candle casting a faint glow
You and I see eye to eye
Can you hear the thunder?
Can you hear the thunder that’s breaking?

Now there is nothing between us
From now our merge is eternal
Can’t you see that you’re lost?
Can’t you see that you’re lost without me?

I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you
I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you

Can’t you see that you’re lost without me?

I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you
I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you

I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you
I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
I can see through the scars inside you


Lyrics submitted by A Nameless Ghoul, edited by Keinahora

"Cirice" as written by Klas Ahlund

Lyrics © KOBALT MUSIC PUBLISHING LIMITED,

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    General CommentIt is about the domestication that beats down every man and woman, speaking to the silencing of individual ideals and thought.
    RaidaDaveon April 18, 2016   Link
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    My InterpretationTo me the narrator is a religious figure, a prophet/bishop/pastor/father whatever, and is very successfully convincing someone in a very vulnerable place to join his sect (and possibly his bed). Being an American and knowing the very charismatic leaders of various Christian sects here and that tactics they use I can't help but think of some televangelist or an old southern Baptist preacher. It's hitting all the main beats that someone would do to convince a vulnerable person to join a religion or cult.

    "I can feel your presence amongst us/You cannot hide in the darkness"
    They start off sweet, caring and seemingly omniscient and subtly acknowledges they are in a bad place.

    "I know your soul is not tainted/Even though you've been told so"
    This is the narrator essentially saying "I'm not like the other religions you've tried in your life, telling you you're worthless, I can feel you're actually very special, come with me"

    Through the chorus he continues to woo the person, in my head it's a woman, and now they're officially a part of the cult. The repetition of using phrases that both lift this person up and tearing them down causes the person to subconsciously seek this person's constant approval, to the point where he convinces her to sleep with him

    "A candle casting a faint glow/You and I see eye to eye
    Now there is nothing between us/From now our merge is eternal
    Can’t you see that you’re lost?/Can’t you see that you’re lost without me?"

    From now our merge is eternal to me is him saying you are now forever mine, I can do whatever I want with you, you are powerless to me.

    Think of the narrator as some sort of Charles Manson type of person, through charisma and abuse is able to manipulate people to do things they probably wouldn't have done before. Because of the band and how they look I'll always see a correlation to religion they're trying to make, implying many of these religions use the same abusive manipulation tactics on weak minded and vulnerable people as cult leaders do, they if you don't see that I understand it's a stretch since there's no real mention of religion at all in this song. It's essentially about abuse that, in my opinion, relates to religion
    chadwick57on June 26, 2016   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI know it sounds silly, but for me it's like temptation calling to a person, like heroin or even an abusive partner. The temptation offers understanding and comfort but with sinister undertones.

    And I've just found this band and I fucking love this song :D Thank you Kerrang radio.
    clare11208on July 22, 2016   Link
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    General CommentCirice is probable the best song to saturate my music pallet in years. Read into it what you will but mold it's lyrics in a way that suits you. I think the song is about reaching out to somebody in despair and turmoil. But giving the nature of the nameless ghouls and Papa Emeritus III can see where some people might come to the conclusion that's it is Satan trying to steal a soul. People pray to God with promises of comfort ease of pain. I know for a fact that when you hear the rumble!! Can you hear the thunder I was always told that God is bowling in Heaven not once did anyone say Satan is Bowling!!! In my day a bands appearance was there shhtick or gimmick now people read to much into entertainment if your offended or you think Ghost is sac religious to the core don't buy there stuff and please don't go to a show.just to fuck up a person's good time you know a person who can except the fact that it is entertainment and I commend these people for being able to separate whats good,evil, and whats entertainment. That being said hey Papa how about a round trip airfare ticket from Texas to your Amsterdam show oh and a ticket to the show. Signed David Big fan
    Loveallmusicon January 26, 2017   Link
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    My InterpretationI see this song as Satan trying to influence a person going through troubled times. He's trying to tempt the person by both saying he understand the turmoil they're going through (I can feel the thunder breaking in your heart) and that he understands (I can see through the scars inside you) and has a solution (can't you see that you're lost without me?).

    I don't even necessarily see the song as being malevolent in nature. It could be an offering of help from an unexpected source. The person is looking for answers and Satan is both tempting them and also saying "you may not have expected help to come from me, but it can, if you want it."
    GiveMeHamon May 16, 2016   Link
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    General CommentTo me it sounds like a lover or friend trying to comfort someone. But they're being secretive or distant. And it's not fooling them

    "I feel your presence amongst us
    You cannot hide in the darkness"

    Asking if it's painful to keep their emotions bottled up. Whether they need to express themselves.

    "Can you hear the rumble?
    Can you hear the rumble that’s calling"

    They're trying to let them know they understand what they're going through, or that they sympathize

    "I can feel the thunder that’s breaking in your heart
    I can see through the scars inside you"

    The person reassures that they're of an understanding

    "A candle casting a faint glow
    You and I see eye to eye"

    They then express their bond with eachother. That they need them.


    "Now there is nothing between us
    From now our merge is eternal
    Can’t you see that you’re lost?
    Can’t you see that you’re lost without me?"
    Cflores008on July 25, 2016   Link

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