Come out and play
Wait for it

Scattered throughout now
Indefinite form
Willed to find strangers
In the wickedest state

When it comes upon you my friend
Fear not - it makes us men
Hidden within ourselves now
Lured into hiding out of sight

Creation in purity
We don't need no host

Suck it in...
It waits for no one
Take it down...
The coming of descent

Wait for it

Fiery changeling
Reddened and frail
Perspire to save it
The remnant of this game

If it launches again today
Will our lives begin again?
Turning away from tides of lust
Stronger return against all odds

Suck it in...
It waits for no one
Take it down...
The coming of descent

Wait for it

Raised to take stand
To separate grace
Shown in the wake of new light
Seeing it will break

The flavor of acquired taste
Another boundary yet to face
Witness the revolution
The fabric of essence
Come again

Suck it in...
It waits for no one
Take it down...
The coming of descent


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    General Comment

    why are there no comments on this song? possibly the best song by DT I've ever heard.

    Word_upon April 14, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    The Entire haven album is about changing your day to day borring life, according to the guitarist. This song I think is about when change actually dose how, how it waits for no one.

    Ixeson October 25, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    I don't think these are the correct lyrics, the song starts out with "There never was a night like this"

    Vasaon February 08, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    @ Vasa: No, that's "Cornered", also from the Haven album.

    RoCon March 14, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    Hmm, i think you are right RoC, i guess my song was misprented, turns out i don't have Fabric. Thanks

    Vasaon March 29, 2007   Link
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    Just got the song... man i have been missing out on a lot!!!

    Most of the time i cannot understand what DT are talking about in their songs, but i usually go with the feeling that the song gives me. So for this song, i think it is about facing your destiny.

    Vasaon March 29, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    doesn't this song start off with "Come out and play, Wait for it"?

    sunraveling69on February 24, 2008   Link
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    General Comment

    mmm... my "fabric" song also starts with "There never was a night like this"...

    inflamesMdMon September 20, 2008   Link
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    Song Meaning

    Stanne has said that this song is about everything being connected to everything else.

    "Fabric is about how lives are intertwined. In other words, it kind of comes from something we wrote about in our early demos and EPs, how the fabric of the universe is connected."

    From: metalisrael.com/

    Saturday Sainton January 14, 2009   Link
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    Song Meaning

    Stanne also sometimes throws out vague and probably intentionally-misleading interpretations of his own songs (at least, I have often thought so). That's not to say that that's not what the song is about, but I've always read it differently.

    I think that this song is about growing up. Not a typical DT theme, but it fits. As undeveloped children, we are full of love, creativity, and innocence. When we grow into the adult world, those things become childish and our adult pursuits become practical things and lusty things. It's pretty obvious which lyrics fit this theme. In wanting to be adults (as teenagers do), we are "lured into hiding out of sight", suppressing our childish creativity and dreams in favor of sex ("willed to find strangers in the wickedest state").

    I think the line "fiery changeling" cements it. Really, how is that not about a young person in the hormonal fury of moving from child to adult?

    stizzleomnibuson November 04, 2010   Link

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