[Verse 1]
Turn tin to gold
I want pure energy
Throw everything I own into the fire
I want to find a way
I want to throw up snakes
Do I have to die to see the other side?

[Chorus]
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle
(Coming out of the ground, it's kind of freaking me out)
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle.
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle
(Coming out of the ground, it's kind of freaking me out)
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle

[Verse 2]
So come shake your Zen out
And give me pure energy
My heart is glowing flourescent, I want you to possess it
I'm not a prophecy come true
I've just been goddamn mean to you
So what is this thing laced with?
Please don't replace me
I surrender, embrace me
Whatever I'm faced with

[Chorus]
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle
(Coming out of the ground, it's kind of freaking me out)
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle.
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle
(Coming out of the ground, it's kind of freaking me out)
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle

[Bridge]
Blessed be the lost at sea
The rest in peace was what they conceive in
No, I am messed up, no distress
I fall asleep holding your hand
Among alien dunes, you are a pale vision of Blue
And I'm a second sail, a saved thief
So, go save someone else

[Chorus]
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle
(Coming out of the ground, it's kind of freaking me out)
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle.
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle
(Coming out of the ground, it's kind of freaking me out)
I am a nightmare and you are a miracle


Lyrics submitted by swampsounds, edited by SephNite, James Dean

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  • +1
    My InterpretationMight be a bit obvious, but I think this song at it's core is about Jesse's wife. Crazy analogies and metaphors aside. I think he's just talking about how much of a blessing she is in his life. Or maybe I'm romanticizing it too much.
    NowhereToBreatheon July 14, 2016   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love all the themes of alchemy and this song in general. I don't understand why people are so quick to pick apart a song just because it doesn't sound like old material. I kind of enjoy it a lot
    grlbhndthcrtnon November 12, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFirst comment! I like the feel of the song. The composition sounds great. Can't wait for the new album.
    James Deanon June 03, 2016   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationI think this song is about not feeling good enough. For your God or spouse or anything else you feel is a miracle.
    angelrenegadeon December 14, 2016   Link

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