"Nocturnal Emission" as written by Daniel Cavanagh, Vincent Cavanagh, John James Douglas and Duncan John Patterson....
My passions rise
A twilight ride
Stark light of dark night in my eyes

My forlorn lust
My soul it burns
My forlorn lust

My soul is burning
Take you now, in my sleep
I want to touch you, to scratch you deep

To leave you scarred
To see you burn
To leave you scarred
To see you burning


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"Nocturnal Emission" as written by Duncan John Patterson Daniel Cavanagh

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    My InterpretationTaking this song literally, it's about violent, probably non-consensual sex.
    The first verse is the speaker thinking of his love (or possibly just lust) for a person whom he cannot have, which is why his lust is forlorn (unobtainable, hopeless).
    The speaker is possibly in emotional pain over not being able to have that person (my soul it burns), and decides tonight he will have them.

    The second verse is him acting upon his desires and having sex with said person. The lyrics make it clear that he wants to inflict pain upon the person, either because he is a sadist, because he hates them, or because of the pain he himself has been in over not being able to have them.

    Because of the verse "in my sleep," I think the second verse of the song may take place in the speaker's dream. If that were the case, the first verse of the song describes the agony of being awake and unable to act on his desires, while in the second verse, the speaker is dreaming, and within his dreams he has control over all, and can do as he pleases.
    DOOMRPon December 10, 2014   Link

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