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Nightfall

(1987)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresEpic Doom Metal
LabelsActive Records
Album rating :  94.2 / 100
Votes :  14
Lyrics > C > Candlemass Lyrics (91) > Nightfall Lyrics (6) >

Mourners Lament Lyrics

8. Mourners Lament (6:10)
Let me stay here by your side
be one with you my precious child
Let me cover your bed with tears
I will save you from all fears
I burn the candles for your soul
I sing you prayers as the preacher told
I bring you flowers, I dress in black
though I know this cannot give you back

[Chorus]

I sleep by your shadow
remembering your light
In my heart
I'm with you every night
Far goes your journey
into the unknown
wherever you might be
be well my son [1st Time: you are my son]
Why just you my flesh and blood
I cannot live nor understand
my dearest treasure to be found
six feet under in sacred ground
Watch me bleed you lucky ones
I envy you your living sons
I'll give mine the strength of my faithful breath
I will mourn him to my death

[Chorus]

Rest in peace

[Repeat 1st Verse]

[Chorus]
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