To see the last survivor fall
To see their bastard sons against the wall
To see the emptiness as we decay
I see the world is dead, I am betrayed

Dead heart in a dead world
Dead heart in a dead world

This rotten hole that I call home bled dry again
This lesion marked upon my soul
Left an empty hanging man

Across the fields, into the sea
To find the light from within
Out of this lake I've tried to crawl
I think I'm there and then again I fall
Again I fall

Burn your gods and kill the king
Subjugate your suffering
Dead heart in a dead world

We must remember wounds so deep
Take time to heal
And sometimes though we struggle still
Life seems surreal

Emotions turned to cold dead wood
Can still have life once more
The door that slammed upon your heart
Torn away, torn away

Burn your gods and kill the king
Subjugate your suffering
Dead heart in a dead world

Burn your gods and kill the king
Subjugate your suffering
Dead heart in a dead world
Dead heart in a dead world


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    General CommentI love these lyrics. They sound even better when ur just pissed off and too upset to fight back. It's about despair, loneliness and insignificance. He feels like a man whose lost all feeling and emotion in a world that has lost its feeling. "Out of this lake I've tried to crawl/I think I'm there and then again I fall" He tries to escape it, but every time he attempts he just gets lost deeper and deeper in the "dead world".

    -J

    PS - Can somebody PLEASE get the lyrics for "The Sorrowed Man"?
    Metallican41on April 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe intro is fucking cool.
    Lateralus518on July 16, 2007   Link
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    General Comment^^^ YES. The intro is fucking awesome.
    r1rhoadson December 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto me this song is about attaining fulfillment, maybe even attaining invincibility. the first verse is about despair and not even fighting back or trying, the second verse is about the phase where you've begun to try but still don't have the answers, but you keep learning and trying, ...and the third verse is about fulfillment itself
    leechlesson March 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentJim Sheppard says in an interview: "Warrel attributes to just kind of summing up the emotions he went through with writing a record as personal as Dreaming Neon Black. That's just that no matter how desperate things seem there's a little light at the end of the tunnel. If you look hard enough there is a positive message in that song."
    Neverhead169on August 15, 2008   Link

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