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Lacuna Coil – End Of Time Lyrics 8 years ago
I think that Andrea Ferro is playing both the mother and daughter in this song. The chorus provided by the male vocalist is also speaking for the parent in this case.

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Lacuna Coil – End Of Time Lyrics 8 years ago
With one person having their "flesh and blood" in the other speaker, my guess is that one of the speakers is the child of the other.

Maybe it's about a child coming back home to see their terminally ill mother?

Here's the first stanza of the song:

"You've built your lies
Above the sand
You hold my hand
Before the end comes
Forgiving me
For what I've done till the end of days"

My guess is that one of the two speakers has lied to the other. Now that they've been reunited, one of the speakers is forgiven for what past misdeed that they have done to the other person. What's unclear is who lied to who and who is being forgiven here.

The second stanza goes:

"'Cause I belong to you
'Cause I am part of you
I am dying in your arms
It's time to go
I can make it through"

I'm guessing that the other speaker has told this person that they belong to them because they are part of them. It seems that this statement, along with the fact that they are dying, seems to be used as the justification for it being their "time to go". And assures the other speaker that they "can make it through" this ordeal.

The third stanza:

"I can feel you and I think that everything you wanted to me
Was the mirror of your dreams but I couldn't believe what you take
As I belong to you
My flesh and blood in you
I am burning in this fire
It's time to go I can't make it through"

I think that the first speaker is bringing up their past differences. The first speaker (child) is telling the second speaker (parent) that everything that the second speaker wanted the first speaker to be was to be reflection of what the second speaker had wished to become for herself - accomplishing what they couldn't get accomplished for herself in her child. But, the child didn't want what her parent had in mind for her and wanted her own life.

Yet, that was all in the past. Using the same justification as her parent had used, she is telling her parent that she is tormented by this request that her parent has for her. And, she tells her that she won't be able to make it through this.

And, when I say "her", I don't necessarily mean that the parent is the mother, but could just as well be the father. Likewise, the child could just as well be the son instead of a daughter. I'm just trying to use correct grammar here.

The chorus:
"I've come to realize
Tonight my dear the end of time
Is not so far away
We cannot pray to save our lives
I've come to realize
Tonight my friend the end of time
Is not so far away
We cannot pray to save our lives"

The parent is telling the child that they have now realized, in their old age, that the end for them is not far away. No one can pray to prevent their death from happening, and is using that to assure the child about what has to come next.

The last stanza:

"I'm coming home again
And now I know where I belong
Reeling from my instincts
Cause I realize I'm not alone"

The parent is telling their tormented child that they're coming "home". It's in one's instincts to be afraid of death, but the parent is moving away from those instincts because they won't be alone where they're going. Perhaps, because they're going to be reunited with their loved ones?

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Lacuna Coil – End Of Time Lyrics 8 years ago
Dude, you're a moron. I hate when people do this, when they put things that aren't in the songs there.

Didn't they teach you anything in school? That's not how you're supposed to interpret literature. I learned this in fricking high school, English 4 AP, that you can't place things into the story that the author didn't put in there. You can only go on what was actually written.

Your dumb post places things like the age of the speaker, that there's a couple, and people being reunited - all of which are not mentioned in the song.

There's no given about any of it, you idiot. First off, just because two people are singing doesn't mean that the song's lyrics actually has two speakers. It could be only one speaker. It's not evident in the lyrics that two people are talking.

Also, even if there are two speakers, it doesn't mean that they're lovers. It could be that one of the speakers is the child of the other. Especially with the part where it says, "As I belong to you, my flesh and blood in you."


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Coldplay – Viva la Vida Lyrics 10 years ago
I wouldn't say that it's about Nero because the song's speaker never says this. I'm sure that Nero was a big inspiration for the song, but it could also be the 4 Roman Emperors who all took power in the same year after Nero's suicide.

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Coldplay – Viva la Vida Lyrics 10 years ago
No, both of you are wrong. Mentioning that his castle was built on pillars of salt and sand only establishes the inevitable collapse of the speaker's power. Notice how he mentioned that the walls were closed on him? He's saying that he's trapped in that situation now and there's nothing that he can do, as everything falls in around him.

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Coldplay – Viva la Vida Lyrics 10 years ago
It's NOT about the Roman Catholic church, or ANY particular person or entity in history, since the song's narrator never identifies who he is. It's best to go off of ONLY what's written in the song's lyrics and not to add things that come exclusively from your imagination.

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Coldplay – Viva la Vida Lyrics 10 years ago
I think that the song is about an individual's rise to power, his revelation that his power base is unstable, his power having been usurped from him, dealing with rebellions, and the impending fall from power that awaits the protagonist.

"I used to roll the dice
Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
Listen as the crowd would sing
'Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!'"

The speaker was a rising star in the world, he defeated someone great and powerful before him.

"One minute I held the key
Next the walls were closed on me
And I discovered that my castles stand
Upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand"

After the protagonist has taken the crown, he now sees that he's trapped in his current situation. His castles stand on pillars of salt and sand, meaning that the very foundation that he established his power on is unstable.

"For some reason I can't explain
Once you go there was never
Never an honest word
And that was when I ruled the world

It was the wicked and wild wind
Blew down the doors to let me in
Shattered windows and the sound of drums
People couldn't believe what I'd become"

The beginning of the King's demise began when the title changed his personality. The narrator of the song's story became dishonest, he used his power to get what he wanted from other people, "It was the wicked and wild wind. Blew down the doors to let me in." The king is no longer the man that people remembered him as he's become corrupted from power.

"Revolutionaries wait
For my head on a silver plate
Just a puppet on a lonely string
Oh, who would ever want to be king?

I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
Be my mirror, my sword and shield
My missionaries in a foreign field"

Now the current king is dealing with rebellions while his power is being usurped from him by the people surrounding him. The song doesn't say exactly who is usurping power - it could be his military that he depends on to protect him from the rebels, his bureaucrats, the men of his court, etc. But, the fact is that the narrator says that he's no just a "puppet on a lonely string. Oh, who would ever want to be king?"

"For some reason I can't explain
I know Saint Peter won't call my name
Never an honest word
But that was when I ruled the world"

As the speaker's story is coming to an end, he thinks to himself that Saint Peter won't call his name, mentioning that he "Never [said] an honest word". Because, power has corrupted him and made him an evil person, the narrator knows that he's going to burn in Hell for what he's done while he sat on his throne.


The song doesn't really relate to any one person in particular. One could guess Napolean since he had such a big fall, but his defeat was from foreign powers and not by rebellions. A Roman Emperor might be more appropriate, since there's mention of "Jerusalem bells" and a "Roman Calvary choir", and since Roman emperors in history usually did come to power through bloodshed. But, even then there's really no mention on WHO the speaker of the song is.

One could speculate that the protagonist's predicament is an analogy for Chris Martin's anxieties now that he's famous. Although, fame and power aren't quite the same thing, they are similar in that they're the kind of things that many people want but don't consider that also come with a heavy price.

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Coldplay – Viva la Vida Lyrics 10 years ago
I think that the song is about an individual's rise to power, his revelation that his power base is unstable, his power having been usurped from him, dealing with rebellions, and the impending fall from power that awaits the protagonist.

"I used to roll the dice
Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
Listen as the crowd would sing
'Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!'"

The speaker was a rising star in the world, he defeated someone great and powerful before him.

"One minute I held the key
Next the walls were closed on me
And I discovered that my castles stand
Upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand"

After the protagonist has taken the crown, he now sees that he's trapped in his current situation. His castles stand on pillars of salt and sand, meaning that the very foundation that he established his power on is unstable.

"For some reason I can't explain
Once you go there was never
Never an honest word
And that was when I ruled the world

It was the wicked and wild wind
Blew down the doors to let me in
Shattered windows and the sound of drums
People couldn't believe what I'd become"

The beginning of the King's demise began when the title changed his personality. The narrator of the song's story became dishonest, he used his power to get what he wanted from other people, "It was the wicked and wild wind. Blew down the doors to let me in." The king is no longer the man that people remembered him as he's become corrupted from power.

"Revolutionaries wait
For my head on a silver plate
Just a puppet on a lonely string
Oh, who would ever want to be king?

I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
Be my mirror, my sword and shield
My missionaries in a foreign field"

Now the current king is dealing with rebellions while his power is being usurped from him by the people surrounding him. The song doesn't say exactly who is usurping power - it could be his military that he depends on to protect him from the rebels, his bureaucrats, the men of his court, etc. But, the fact is that the narrator says that he's no just a "puppet on a lonely string. Oh, who would ever want to be king?"

"For some reason I can't explain
I know Saint Peter won't call my name
Never an honest word
But that was when I ruled the world"

As the speaker's story is coming to an end, he thinks to himself that Saint Peter won't call his name, mentioning that he "Never [said] an honest word". Because, power has corrupted him and made him an evil person, the narrator knows that he's going to burn in Hell for what he's done while he sat on his throne.


The song doesn't really relate to any one person in particular. One could guess Napolean since he had such a big fall, but his defeat was from foreign powers and not by rebellions. A Roman Emperor might be more appropriate, since there's mention of "Jerusalem bells" and a "Roman Calvary choir", and since Roman emperors in history usually did come to power through bloodshed. But, even then there's really no mention on WHO the speaker of the song is.

One could speculate that the protagonist's predicament is an analogy for Chris Martin's anxieties now that he's famous. Although, fame and power aren't quite the same thing, they are similar in that they're the kind of things that many people want but don't consider that also come with a heavy price.

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Ladytron – Ace of Hz Lyrics 10 years ago
I was listening to the song while reading the lyrics and I caught a mistake in the OP's lyrics. On the fourth line, where you have "From each Victorian box that you make!" it's really:
From each Victorian box that you break!

This also makes better sense, since a "Victorian Box" is made of cards. To TAKE cards away from a Victorian Box would BREAK it.


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Ladytron – Ace of Hz Lyrics 10 years ago
Shouldn't it be "Ace of Hertz", and not "Ace of Heartz"? I imagine that pronouncing Hertz as "Heartz" is the British pronunciation of the word, but it would still be spelled the same.

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Hatebreed – Mind Over All Lyrics 12 years ago
Well, let's not forget to mention how the speaker of the song gives credit to those who have given him support in his life. This is something that the speaker will remember as he battles the adversity that he has to dominate.

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Hatebreed – Smash Your Enemies Lyrics 12 years ago
"I hope I'm alive to witness your demise, make you feel my sorrow, encompass all my pain that I've felt for years dreading each dying day, hanging by at read in the edge of my sanity."

I like the opening sentence of this song. It seems like something that someone who's felt that they've been wrong by someone would say to that person if given the chance. It's probably not the best thing to go around thinking this way, but the song does touch people who like this subgenre of music and can relate to the song's lyrics.

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Disturbed – Liberate Lyrics 12 years ago
I've read some of the song interpretations and I think that some people have read into this the wrong way. You don't have to incorporate things which aren't actually present in the song to interpret it's meaning unless they were referenced in the song.
As for my interpretation, I think it expresses the feelings of someone who doubts there ever being a messianic era. It doesn't necessarily express the idea of religion tolerance by song's speaker addressing a "bold motherfucker" who seems to be hateful, yet that maybe that all of this feeling has gone to nothing. That is, if there ever was going to be a messiah who'd correct all the wrongs done that has caused this person to become hateful then it should have happened by now.
But, that's just my take on it.

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Disturbed – Liberate Lyrics 12 years ago
But, the "Christian theology" is really applicable to all three Abrahamic religions since all three (Judiaism, Christianity, and Islam) are awaiting for a messiah of some sort. Since, the lead singer isn't Christian but Jewish, if any one religion were specified in this song then it only follows that Judaism would have to be it. But, I don't know what the other band members' religious background could be and this really could be applicable to any Abrahamic faith anyways.

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Sick Puppies – Master of the Universe Lyrics 12 years ago
It seems that the meaning is obvious. The speaker is a "total loser", at least by the metric that he seems to be using.

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DragonForce – Through the Fire and Flames Lyrics 12 years ago
"weird eh? DF is not really a Christian metal band but they are f***ing close! "

Much of their songs do draw influences from Christian, church music like "Gloria in excelsis Deo" and things of that nature.

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DragonForce – Through the Fire and Flames Lyrics 12 years ago
That's probably right. Maybe having elements of 'fantasy' in their music might illustrate something real. Like, people do escape to fantasy when real life becomes harsh - it's a coping mechanism for us humans.

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DragonForce – Operation Ground and Pound Lyrics 12 years ago
No, I don't get that from those lyrics you cited.

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DragonForce – Through the Fire and Flames Lyrics 12 years ago
Seriously. That's the kind of idea that a either an idiot or small child would come up with. Like, "They have they have the word 'dragon' in their name, all their songs must be about dragons then."

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DragonForce – Revolution Deathsquad Lyrics 12 years ago
Based on the song's lyrics, it sounds like the song is depicting the battle between the angels during the Messianic war, right before the current world is destroyed and the new Heaven and new Earth are established.

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DragonForce – Storming the Burning Fields Lyrics 12 years ago
This song's imagery reminds me of something from the Bible. It's the Messianic war from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim scripture in which it is prophesied that the Messiah will lead Israel in the battle with the rest of the world. If that is the case, then the "Master of Endless Lies" is likely to be the Messiah's opponent - maybe the "false prophet" mentioned in the book of Revelations - and the "temple" being mentioned in the song would then likely be the Temple of Solomon.

The lyrics,
"Bursting through the fires avenging
Fatal warning battles are raging
Power of darkness rise for the fight
We'll be strong and stand our ground"
seem to be drawing a picture for the audience which shows the two sides as they get ready for war.

The song seems to give insight into the Messiah's thoughts himself, as he begins to doubt his people's ability to continue to fight off their enemies as they approach nearer.

"Death is all around us and my heart is beating weaker...
Blood spills all around us and our enemies draw nearer
Sacrifice your life to have them carry you away
Take us to the place of death and carry on forever more
Burning on the dreams of memories long gone!"

But, the Messiah appears to regain his resolve and tells his enemy ("Master of endless lies")
"And you'll die for your crimes, sign of the times
Master of endless lies"
Right after this, the speaker then urges his followers to continue fighting. He tells soldiers
"Fight to the end, now we ascend
Together we will take them down!
And we will crush the evil standing
On the temple in the fire storming
Fly beyond the lost horizons high!
Heroes of the night are calling
See the promised land is falling
Reaching for the powers deep inside
On through the night."

However, there is no actual mention of Israel in this song's lyrics, so my take on it might be wrong. But, much of this song does remind me of how I imagine the final war to look like. The nations having gathered under the leadership of the "Master of lies" to destroy Israel. Yet, the Messiah heroically leads his people as they defend themselves from the onslaught of invaders, and the rest of the world is eventually defeated and made to answer for their wrongdoings.

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New Young Pony Club – Get Lucky Lyrics 12 years ago
Oh! It's "I'm gonna give you all my LUCK". I see... I still don't know what this song is about. That is, if it's about anything.

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New Young Pony Club – Get Lucky Lyrics 12 years ago
What's the deal with the '�' symbol? Who keeps putting these up here?

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New Young Pony Club – The Bomb Lyrics 12 years ago
No, not really.

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New Young Pony Club – The Bomb Lyrics 12 years ago
Danmagnet's comment sounds pretty silly. It sounds like some bs explanation that the lead-singer would give someone who'd ask what the song was about instead of trying to figure out themselves. But, is there anything to figure out, or is it some bullshit lyrics for a catchy song?
If the song is about relativity and "the bomb" that the song refers to is Einstein, then what the Hell does the rest of the song mean? Einstein doesn't really sound like it would fit.

But, if it was a player, what kind of conning player would just go about "display[ing] information"? Wouldn't a player try to hide information?

I think that the audience of the song is meant to be someone who's effiminate and possibly naive and wear's the emotions on the outside. Meaning, that the subject of this song isn't a player but is maybe the "peppermint girl".

The speaker appears to be pointing out a flaw of the audience. He tells her not to speak, "because [her] mind is amazing". Maybe he's telling her not to speak her mind so much.

But, right before he says, he says "come on take a moment with your enemy." Not long after, you see that it appears that the two had sex. That maybe the speaker had managed to seduce the audience anyways. And, afterwards reminds her who was the defenseless party here.

However, I think the audience, who now becomes the speaker, shoots back with
"oh no peppermint girls not done
remember this emotional equation
don't test the moment when you break the sun"
Which means something... I still don't have a clue. And, it seems the adding "dancing you are tearing it up you know" is just help the real people listening to the song get motivated to dance.

But, if you really try to analyze this song (which is probably a waste of your time) you could probably end up going at forever and never come up with an answer. In the end, it really just seems that the band just wrote the words after they already came up with the melody for it. The words were just written so that their dance song would become more danceable.

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Shiny Toy Guns – Major Tom (Peter Schilling cover) Lyrics 12 years ago
I agree with LP Reanimator. I could tell on the commercial that it was The Shiny Toy Guns playing.

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Origa – Rise - With English Translation Lyrics 12 years ago
The lyrics to this song are surprisingly deep to be a cartoon series' theme song. But, then again- the cartoon is a pretty deep cartoon series.

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Black Sabbath – Zero The Hero Lyrics 14 years ago
Isn't this song like some old Saturday morning, "School House Rock" song? 'Zero the Hero', I think it is...

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Marilyn Manson – Working Class Hero Lyrics 14 years ago
I actually like this John Lennon cover better than the more recent Green Day cover.

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Black Sabbath – War Pigs Lyrics 14 years ago
the last four lines in the lyrics actually made me chuckle a little bit. I never heard this song until recently, party because of Guitar Hero II. I think my mom owns their CD or something. Pretty old stuff, must've been inspired by Vietnam or something.

"On their knees, the war pigs crawling
Begging mercy for their sins
Satan, laughing, spreads his wings"

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Black Sabbath – War Pigs Lyrics 14 years ago
In addition to stating that war is bad, it also seems to mention the Biblical Day of Judgement. When the evildoers are casted into the "Lake of Fire". I like the lyrics of this song.

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Green Day – Working Class Hero (John Lennon cover) Lyrics 14 years ago
I hope of you guys are like 14 years old or something, with your comments. They seem a little immature and naive.

But, to King_Nothing_13, I don't think it has anything about someone having delusions of grandeur and decides to serve his country. I don't think that the speaker is anything like that.

It sounds like a young man who's coming of age and voices his disdain of his own society. This is particularly apparent in the lines "When they've tortured and scared you for 20 odd years. Then they expect you to pick a career."

I think you're way off mark here, by saying that the speaker is the one who's delusional, when it seems that he criticizes everyone else in his society for being delusional with, "And you think you're so clever and classless and free. But you're still fucking peasants as far as I can see."

After he talks about how hard his society is on the individual, the restraints and rules and methods of enforcing societal norms on a person, and how misguided everyone else is, he goes on to talk about attaining power in society. It seems that "folks on the hill" refers to Capitol Hill in the United States of America. Or, it could just be a metaphor for the ruling class of any society. He just uses folks on the hill because it immediately reminds you of powerful and sometimes corrupt lawmakers.

I don't know if the Working Class Hero is really a "Hero" in this song. He keeps repeating it throughout the whole song, while talking about how detrimental society is. I think that the Working Class Hero is anyone else like those who are already in control.

Throughout our immediate history, many populist nationalist leaders have risen to power, particularly in the 20th Century with Communism, Fascism, and Nazism. Yet, in spite of these revolutionaries revolting against oppressive powers in the name of the "common people", "proletariat", or the "Working Class" they've turned out to be just as oppressive or even worse than the corrupt rulers who ruled before.

The new leaders who sought to replace the old, are murderers just like their predecessors.

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