lights blur shifting slightly, always the rain
he's there hunting nightly, driven by pain
burns fast shining brightly, dies in vain
he's there, speaking lightly of life in pain

bionic killer the spider in his net
comes to his maker as close as he can get

weak little creatures speaking with god
their cries so insane, their prayers just in vain
'cause I am the replicant, to hell with the gods

too late to escape, too late to regret
no time to hide, no time to forget
lights blur shifting slightly, always the rain
he's there hunting nightly, driven by pain

the rain, always the rain
your pain sustained


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    General CommentDefinite allusions to BladeRunner. :)

    One of my favorite early Covenant songs.
    GothicBladeon April 09, 2003   Link
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    General CommentSome very strong specific allusions to Blade Runner.

    Specifically Roy Batty's "Tears in the Rain" monolog also referenced in Covenant's song title "Tears in the Rain."

    "too late to escape, too late to regret
    no time to hide, no time to forget
    lights blur shifting slightly, always the rain
    he's there hunting nightly, driven by pain"

    References the ending scene in the abandoned hotel and Batty's monolog, especially the part about the shifting lights (from the overhead adblimp in the movie on the rooftop) and the rain.

    "Comes to his maker as close as he can get," and, "
    burns fast shining brightly, dies in vain
    he's there, speaking lightly of life in pain" refer to the conversation with Dr. Tyrell, namely Tyrell's comment "the candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long, and you have burned so very brightly, Roy" and Tyrell's ultimate demise.
    Wintermut3on November 24, 2007   Link

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