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Beyond Recognition

(1992)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresThrash Metal
LabelsRoadracer Records
Album rating :  -
Votes :  0
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Beyond Recognition Lyrics

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1. Killing Floor (3:45)
They're mislead by authority
And they're guinea pigs with
dignity
With everlasting memories
Frozen thoughts and bloody
dreams

[Chorus:]

Mesmerized
Souls left behind
In the killing fields
That leave you blind
In the war of conspiracy
Young men fight for humanity
When they're pawned off to the
killing fields
Smell the stench of misery
[Repeat chorus]

Politicians send them off to war
Deep within the front line
The only man who's taught to
survive
As desperation freezes time

Innocent lives are wrongly put at
stake
Negotiate the fields of blood
Out in the cold they're taught to
survive
Salvation runs in the blood

Off to the fields of blood
Into the fields of blood
Off to the fields of blood
Die in the fields of blood

They're mislead by authority
Soldiers die with dignity
Survivors live with memories
Broken thoughts and broken
dreams

[Repeat chorus]
2. Step Back (5:01)
Step back and listen to what I say
Don't worry, put your trust in me
What to believe when your
head's overfilled with these lies
The naked truth separates the
people lost in time

[Chorus:]

As if
There's nothing to do
Reach back
And pull your past through
Step back and listen to what I say
[Repeat chorus]

What to believe when your
head's overfilled with these lies
The naked truth separates the
people lost in time

I see the future. I see your life
I see you live your life on
borrowed time
You live for your own morals
I do what I like 'cause this is my
life

I do as I please
With no sacrifice
Guess what ? Step back

[Repeat first verse, chorus]

Step back and listen to what I say
Step back
3. Perfect Nothing (5:38)
Beyond recognition
Release me from this grasp
Another perfect nothing
Memories of disrupt from my
past
It's a lie, I know not why

A sin forever within
The darkest side of my mind
I feel it bring me
Down to shelter

Come again this life I feel
I feel a pretense slowly taking
over
In time I seem to dwell and fade
To a source beyond recognition

I sleep through my nightmares
Loneliness I must feel
And when I cry for laughter
My sorrows appeal

So come back again this life I feel
Numb against the pain that felt
so real
Time and time again I say I try to
see
Bring forth the light which is
supposed to be

So come again this life I feel
Numb against the pain so real

In desperate search of reason
Curiosity rules my mind
I'm drowning in confusion
Perfect nothing I know not why

Come again this life I feel
Once again I feel a presence
taking over
In time I seem to dwell and fade
To a source beyond recognition

A sin forever within
The darkest side of my mind
I feel it bring me down to shelter
It's a lie, I know not why
4. No Compromise (4:14)
Day after day
I turn the page another suicide
Page after page
Another death in the back of my
mind
Why must it be this way at all
Why can't we live our lives
I'd hate to be one of the many
No compromise

[Chorus:]

Placed for all to see
Who used to be
Family's left with nothing
But a faint memory
Day after day
I turn the page another child dies
Sin after sin
Another reason for a human
sacrifice
Why must it be that way at all
Why can't we live our Iives
I'd hate to be one of the many
No compromise
[Repeat chorus]

[Bridge:]
See my eves I don't find time
To look at the price we pay
Easy come and easy go
Look at the life time cycle
Yeah, the people time forgot

[Repeat first verse, chorus]

You, you know the choice you
make
Who, who's next in line to pay

[Chorus:]

Who used to be
Now a faint memory
You see it on TV
The people pass away
Family's left with nothing
But a faint memory
5. Dead Silence (4:10)
You say one thing and do
another
Heard the same thing a thousand
times
Merry go round in reverse going
nowhere
We'll never know what's
becoming of you

[Chorus:]

Dead silence
What now, who's got the last
laugh
Dead silence
You play your games, you've
gone insane
We never know what you want to
be
Day after day live live your life
Wishing you were just like me
Dead silence
What now, who's got the last
laugh
Dead silence

You think you see but
You can't see what's in my mind
Time turns around you still
Can't seem to realize

Sometimes I feel no sorrow
Sometimes I feel no pain

Say what you will, my last laugh
Say what you will while I laugh
[X2]

Time goes by but you never
change
You're always hearing the same
thing day after day
In your mind still you wish to be
Image of hatred, trying to be like
me
Sometimes I feel no sorrow
Sometimes I feel no pain
You live your life for tomorrow
Yeah that's right, I live mine for
today...

[Repeat first verse, chorus, second verse]

Who's got the last laugh INSIDE
6. Inside Looking Out (5:19)
Inside looking out
Can you believe what you see
The unpleasant sight
For a place with so much greed
Infectious destiny
I find it hard to make my stand

Made to reality - conformed
society

[Chorus:]

Inside looking out
Seems so never ending
Inside looking out
Seems so never ending

Inside looking out
What can you see
Beyond without doubt - What to
believe
What to believe
When all reality lost its mind
What to conceive
Dealing with the people when the
problems

Don't fade away
And you find yourself dreaming
for...
Dreaming for another day

Inside looking out
Can you believe what you see
The unpleasant sight
For a place with so much greed
Infectious destiny
I find it hard to make my stand

I see no way out

[Repeat chorus]
7. The Chosen (4:16)
Into optic illusions
Try to foresee what is to be
made&Chosen I may be the one
Chosen I just might be the one to
live

I never heard a word they said
But now I see the light shining
Through eyes
It leaves me pacified

Illusions leave me blind
Black is all I see
Formed is a twisted image
That was chosen for me

I never questioned why
I never saw a reason for suicide
Or planned to take my life

The will to live my mind sets free
Into the vast of misery
Tomorrow seems so far away
Illusions of conspiracy

My conscience is my only friend
Learn to live my life in peace
The chosen, I may be the one
To live my life and be set free
8. Powertrip (4:22)
Freakshow in the streets
Take over what they please
One word we thought was safe
Too late, the crime was made

We the people, where do we
stand
Is there a way to resolve
The power trip in this land

[Chorus:]

The power trip in this land
The power trip which we see
The power trip that we fear
The power trip...
Don't put a price on reality
Can't put a price on poverty
Don't put a pine on humanity
You know I doubt your morality
[Repeat chorus]

So why must we fight
Scared for this life
See the man deprived of freedom
As he's stripped of his life

So why must we die
Snipped of his life
See a man deprived of freedom
As he begs for his life

[Repeat chorus]

Don't put a price on reality
Can't put a price on poverty
Don't put a price on humanity
You know I doubt your integrity

Die with dignity
9. Promised Afterlife (4:50)
This is the real thing
There's no reality
Is there a promised afterlife to seek

Wandering endlessly
Drift on through the time
If you're heading for disaster
You're bound to see the light

Is there a new way
To live and die
Is there a future or afterlife
I've tried to see through
But to die is to die

I've tried to see through times
The promised afterlife
I've tried to see through times
The promised afterlife [X2]

[Repeat first verse]

Wandering endlessly
Drift on through the time
If the end is to be over
Should we pray to see the light

So try to see through time
See my eyes
There is no promised afterlife [X2]

Is there a new way
To live and die
Is there a future or afterlife
I've tried to see through
But to die is to die
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