So much farther off than time could reach
Today it would be too late
So much despair he has bled
but will he wither away
No one knows that you must keep
this Old Man wide awake
'cause no one knows that he could feed
our lives with a brighter flame

CHORUS 1:
Hush little dreamer, the bearer of light
has come to set you free
Now little dreamer at last you can sigh
'cause the nightmares will be released

CHORUS 2:
Sweeter far than life from I found that love was
Sweeter far than love to die as he did
(J.L.Runeberg)

REPEAT CHORUS 1

The stars fell from the nightsky
as he reached his hands in the air
As the sun peeked between the trees
the Old Man burst to tears

REPEAT CHORUS 2


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    General CommentTells about the mythical hero Väinämöinen.. Read Finlands epic story Kalevala to know more..
    Woroon December 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe first song I heard from Ensiferum. I fell in love with these guys (and the song).

    I should get around to reading that story. I always wondered what the 'Väinämöinen' was. Thanks for explaining.
    headbang666on January 16, 2007   Link

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