Noldor
Blood is on your hands
Your bane's
A tearful destiny
Black clouds will carry
Rain of blood
I've seen it rain
We were lost
On grinding ice
In fear and hunger
Dead winter reigned
In Araman
prebridge:
(You) can't escape
From my damnation
(Nor) run away
From isolation
bridge:
Guilty spoke the one
THis deed can't be undone
Hear my words
Fear my curse
chorus:
I know where the stars glow
(And the) sky's unclouded
Sweet the water runs my friend
(But) Noldor
Blood is on your hands
Tears unnumbered
You will shet and dwell in pain
Your homeless souls
Shall come to me
There's no release
Slain you might be
Slain you will be
Slain you will be
And the lost
Who will not reach the
House of spirits
(Will) grow old and weary
prebridge
bridge
chorus
I've seen this bitter end
As I've foreseen
The storm and ice
And I could see it
(How) a million died
And I?
The blame's on me
Cause I was not there
prebridge
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chorus
Dead winter reigns
And tomorrow's still unknown
Lies
Condemned and betrayed
Now everything is said
See my eyes
Are full of tears
And a cruel price
We've paid
But still I can't claim
That I'm innocent
Lost


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Noldor (Dead Winter Reigns) song meanings
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    General CommentMore specifically, it's about Fingolfin's people who crossed on the Grinding Ice because Feanor burnt the ships.

    Noldor
    Blood is on your hands
    Your bane's
    A tearful destiny
    (The doom of Mandos/The curse of Feanor)
    Black clouds will carry
    Rain of blood
    I've seen it rain
    We were lost
    On grinding ice
    In fear and hunger
    (The Noldor crossed on Helcaraxe)
    Dead winter reigned
    In Araman
    (The result of Morgoth killing the trees)
    (You) can't escape
    From my damnation
    (Nor) run away
    From isolation
    (Either Feanor or Mandos, I'm not sure)
    Guilty spoke the one
    This deed can't be undone
    (Feanor)
    Hear my words
    Fear my curse
    (Doom of Mandos)
    I know where the stars glow
    (And the) sky's unclouded
    Sweet the water runs my friend
    (But) Noldor
    Blood is on your hands
    Tears unnumbered
    You will shet and dwell in pain (The booklet that comes with the albun says "shet", remember that Hansi's native language is German, not English)
    Your homeless souls
    Shall come to me
    There's no release
    Slain you might be
    Slain you will be
    Slain you will be
    And the lost
    Who will not reach the
    House of spirits
    (Will) grow old and weary
    (This whole part is Mandos. He's the keeper of the halls of the slain)
    I've seen this bitter end
    As I've foreseen
    The storm and ice
    And I could see it
    (How) a million died
    And I?
    The blame's on me
    Cause I was not there
    (This would be Feanor or one of his sons feeling guilty of killing so many Elves because of the oath)
    Dead winter reigns
    And tomorrow's still unknown
    Lies
    Condemned and betrayed
    Now everything is said
    See my eyes
    Are full of tears
    And a cruel price
    We've paid
    But still I can't claim
    That I'm innocent
    Lost
    (This could be Feanor but I think it;s one of his sons, probably Maglor or Maedhros)
    elvin_wizardon March 08, 2007   Link

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