At first light lay proud foundations.
Sense the greatness that before you unfolds.
Seek no more for hollow answers.
Answers that lay within you all along.
Farewell to dawns seen through saddened eyes.
Farewell to pasts to sorrows chained.
Forget your fears.
You will have everything.
You will be strong and want no more.
You'll be adored.
You will have everything.
Forget your fears and want no more.


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    This is my favorite song by vnv nation. It conveys such an incredible message, and it's filled with such hopefullness and positivity. At first light of every day starts a new beginning, and the opportunity to break away from fears, darkness and sorrow into light and greatness

    rynlee83on April 20, 2002   Link
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    I totally agree with you, this is one of my favorites by vnv. It's one of those where you just want to go out into an open field and sing it into the sky. :)

    Electric_Jungleon June 19, 2002   Link
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    My girlfriend got sent to some adapotion home by her fuckhole family till shes 18 becuase of psyzophenia nd depression and they arnt parents enough to help her through it.

    I emailed her these lyrics since thats the only way we can talk til september. This song made tears form in my eyes.

    EmpyreanImagoon April 02, 2005   Link
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    Electric Jungle you totally hit the nail right on the head...that is the exact feeling I was trying to figure out...this song is an incredible song just like most of VNV's songs..

    burningeyeson September 09, 2002   Link
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    Incredible, very deep song. It goes right along with Solitary. I LOVE it!

    Vehemention March 10, 2003   Link
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    I am Electric Jungle.. so I'm just here to say that I agree with myself.. tehe.. :-p

    Miss Maliciouson April 19, 2003   Link
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    Beautiful morning music.

    neOzymandiason April 20, 2003   Link
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    again.. almost 3 years later - this song is still as beautiful as it was then

    xheartbreakerxon January 15, 2005   Link
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    Amen to the above. If you've listened to this song at sunrise then you will totally understand what it is all about.

    That moment of being totally unaware of yourself, your breathing, of anything else that is going on around you, feeling out of time and wihtout being corny at One with everything.

    Great song.

    essil starlfuron April 07, 2005   Link
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    I'm not sure what you guys are talking about - I can certainly see how some of the lines could be taken as positive and uplifting, but listening to the tone of the song it seems to convey almost the opposite message. The first two lines remind me of Ozymandias by Shelly more than anything, and the rest seems only positive in the same way as Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd. Am I alone in feeling this?

    sonofzealon June 03, 2005   Link

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