WE ARE NOT FAMILIAR THIS PERMANENT WHITE TAKE THE BOYS TO SLAUGHTER THEY'RE BURNING THEM BRIGHT ...AND LIGHTNING HITS THE WATER MOTHER'S TOO BRIGHT IT TURNS US INTO MONSTERS SO IT SEVERS THE SIGHT AND I LIVE IN THE SILENCE FATAL IF NOT TAKEN, HOPE I LIVE IN THE SILENCE, TO FOLLOW FATAL IF NOT TAKEN HOME SEA OF LIGHT IS STIRRING AND BODIES DIE OUT LIONS LIGHT THE FIRE AND BURDENS ARE BOUND THEY'RE BURNING THEM BRIGHT...
I’M IN NO DOUBT YOU DESPISE ME AGAIN YOUR FACE DISTORTS WITH FRACTURES OF BLAME AND IF I NEVER ASK WILL I EVER KNOW? THE BLISS OF PERFORMANCE THE BLISS OF ALONE SHALL I LEAVE IT PURE? SHALL I LEAVE? SHALL I LEAVE IT? JUST ANOTHER FATAL JOKE A PUNCH THAT WAITS BEHIND THE SMOKE FRACTURES I HOPE. I HOPE FRACTURES OF SHAME
WAVE THE FLAG WEAR THE MASK MOVE SLOWLY THROUGH THE PAST HEADS TOGETHER HAND IN HAND WAVE GOODBYE WEAR ME DOWN THROW A PIECE OUT TO THE CROWD HEADS TOGETHER HAND IN HAND BRING THE WEIGHT DOWN I'M ON FIRE OUT OF SIGHT OUT OF TIME ONCE THE BLOOD WAS ALL MINE RUN TO THE END ARMED TO THE TEETH PUSH THE LIES DOWN TO THEIR KNEES HEADS TOGETHER HAND IN HAND
HELD HER CLOSE IN SILENCE REMEMBERED WHAT IT FELT LIKE TO BE YOUNG TURNED INSIDE OUT THE FEELING PASSED DOWN TO ME THROUGH LULLABIES SWEET SONG IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT I STRUGGLED WITH THE NEWS THE LOVE SHE SWORE WAS ALL PART OF THE RUSE I KNOW THAT MY SOUL WILL BURY OUR LIVES IN A PICTURE I HEAR FROM HER MOUTH COME THE WORDS SPLIT HER LIP AND I MISS HER SEE THE FEAR TURNS TO ANGER MY BLOOD SCREAMS OUT FOR MURDER IN THE SUN IF YOU’VE COME TO ME FOR ANSWERS YOU’RE DEARLY MISTAKEN MY SON TAKE WHAT YOU HAVE TAKE WHAT YOU NEED AND SEIZE MY BODY NOW
YOU TAKE IT ON YOUR SHOULDERS NOT SCARED OF GETTING OLD FOR THOSE WHO RUN FOR MILES AND LIVE FOR OTHERS LIVES FOR THOSE WHO WANT FOR NOTHING FOR THOSE WHO UNDERSTAND WHATEVER IT TAKES TO HELP YOU SLEEP FOR THOSE WHO LONG FOR SILENCE FOR THOSE WHO RECOGNISE WHO HOLD IT IN THEIR HANDS FOR THOSE WHO LONG FOR MEASURE FOR THOSE WHO REALISE WHATEVER IT TAKES TO HELP YOU SLEEP
FOCUS ON THE LIGHT PUSH AGAINST THE DOOR WE KNOW THEY’RE OUT THERE SHADOWS STAIN THE FLOOR SO LOCK YOUR BONES DISCONNECT THE PHONES MAKING PLANS, RESTLESS AND IDLE DID YOU FIGHT THE MESSAGE? DID YOU BREAK YOUR WORD? TRY AND HIDE THE PIECES ALL THE THINGS YOU HEARD TIME TO MAKE A LIST COUNT IT ONE TO TEN CROSSING OUT THE NAMES RUN IT TO THE END WE’VE GOT SUNSET IN OUR MINDS WE’VE GOT SUNSHINE IN OUR EYES
THE ECHOES OF POWER CANNOT RESONATE FOREVER EVERYTHING MUST END SOMEDAY CREATURES OF FRAILTY OF WEAKNESS READY TO BEND LIKE FLOWERS IN THE SLIGHTEST BREEZE WHO WOULD TAKE THEIR CHANCES IN THIS WICKED WORLD BEWARE OF AN OLD MAN IN A HURRY HAVE YOU HEARD THAT PHRASE? TRAINED TO EMPIRE
YOU THE BLACK SHEEP YOUR SILENCE HAS A SPEECH DON’T GET ANGRY YOU DON’T GET ANGRY ENOUGH THERE’S A THIEF IN YOU IT’S IN YOUR BLOOD AND ALL THAT IT TAKES IS THE SOFTEST CUT
OUT IN THE OPEN HANDS ARE WORN WORN BY THE ROPES AS IF IT WERE WRITTEN YOU’RE A HIDDEN DISEASE I WON’T GO SILENT. I WON’T. I WON’T GO SILENT. WAIT TO DESERVE ALL I AM OWED TAKEN BY HEAT AS IF IT WERE WRITTEN THERE GOES MY DEATH IN BELIEF
IT’S BEEN DAYS NOW BUT I’VE WAITED LONGER FOR LESS A BURNT MIND DREADS THE FIRE IT NEVER LEAVES ME ALONE IT’S WHAT WE DO HERE AND I SHOULD REMEMBER YOU WERE WATCHING ME AND NOW MY BODY IS TIED YOU LOVE ME TO LOATHE I’LL PAY THE PRICE YOUR BREATH ON ME WHEN YOU’RE BURIED INSIDE
I AM GONE IT’S OUT OF MY HANDS I AM GONE