Off through the new day’s mist I run
Out from the new day’s mist I have come

I hunt
Therefore I am
Harvest the land
Taking of the fallen lamb

Off through the new day’s mist I run
Out from the new day’s mist I have come

We shift
Pulsing with the earth
Company we keep
Roaming the land while you sleep

Shape shift
Nose to the wind
Shape shift
Feeling I’ve been
Move swift
All senses clean
Earth’s gift
Back to the meaning of life

Bright is the moon, high in starlight
Chill in the air, cold as steel tonight

We shift
Call of the wild
Fear in your eyes
It’s later than you realized

Shape shift
Nose to the wind
Shape shift
Feeling I’ve been
Move swift
All senses clean
Earth’s gift
Back to the meaning of life

I feel a change
Back to a better day
Hair stands on the back of my neck
In wildness is the preservation of the world
So seek the wolf in thyself

Shape shift
Nose to the wind
Shape shift
Feeling I’ve been
Move swift
All senses clean
Earth’s gift
Back to the meaning of life


Lyrics submitted by fennsk, edited by TKProdoctions, Ashram

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    General CommentOn some Metallica sites, it says that it's just a song about a warewolf, but I've always thought about it as a metaphor for getting drunk. You start out normal but after a few drinks you change into something different and sometimes you do some awful stuff and when you wake up, you have no idea where you are or what happened.
    King Nothingon May 05, 2002   Link

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