"Lethargica" as written by and Fredrik/kidman Thordendal....
The void clenches its determined jaws
A lethargic, careless motion to kill
Monstrous, prodigious, indifferent
Slow and deliberate its torturous skills

Its molars grind and shatter
Onerous, leaden bringers of hurt
Unhurried in its deadly intent
The undoer of all, dense and inert

Its design perfected through aeon's
Pure, immaculate, clean, homicidal god-machine

Calm, precise ambition
Untroubled by the roar of unending screams,
The droning blare of absolute doom
The down-pitched moan of collapsing dreams

Composed, cold, unconditional
Uncompromising till all is death
Extinction, ruin, its malicious cause
Till the last exhalation of human breath


Lyrics submitted by nufy8

"Lethargica" as written by Jens Kidman Fredrik Thordendal

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    General CommentIt's a Lovecraftian monster bent on destroying mankind. Whereas "This Spiteful Snake" is clearly a metaphor for reality, the Lethargica may be a representation of death. Then again, it could very well hold no greater metaphorical significance, and may simply be Meshuggah's Cthulhu à la Metallica's "The Thing That Should Not Be."
    nufy8on March 22, 2008   Link

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