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Purity of Essence

(1997)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresAlternative Metal, Grunge
LabelsBlack Mark Production
Album rating :  85 / 100
Votes :  1
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Purity of Essence Lyrics

(22)
Submitted by level DevilDoll
Disc 1  
1. Rock 'n Roll (Instrumental) (0:04)
2. I've Had It Coming My Way (3:29)
Standing on the balcony, trembling like a friggin' leaf
Its freezin' cold I must be mad its 4AM and gettin' really f*ckin' bad

There's an end to everything
Some folks are best at when they sleep
More than can be said 'bout me

This is what I asked for and what I need but there's always a price to pay
For quite sometime I've known for sure I've had it coming my way
Coming my way I've had it coming my way
Coming my way I've had it coming my way

Starring blind into thin air eternity one step from here
Pardon me I must have blown a fuse I'd really like to be excused

There's an end...
This is what I asked for...
Coming my way...
This is what I asked for...
Coming my way...
I've had it coming my way
3. When Our Day Is Through (4:25)
You're running at too great a pace
You're hurruing way too fast these days
I wish there was a way that i could turn back time and then set off a new start
I wish that I could make you understand what really always kept us apart

Baby through the walls would stand
There was enough of cracks to let the rain come in
Maybe that's why I never held your hand
Because it all began where it all begins

You know it was a hard thing to do to forget when I always would see you
It's funny how we always seem to end up hurting someone when our day is through

You're speeding too fast for me now
You're leaving you were always lost somehow
It's like we always seemed to bet on different horses
Arriving as the other one would leave
It's as it our fired fed from different sources
I would be up missing you while you'd sleep

Baby...

You know it was...

You know it was...

And I realise I always seemed to hurt much more than you
4. One Of Those Days (Max Jupiter Cover) (3:59)
I open my eyes another day is here
The sun's already high
Can not recall just what I was dreamin'
But I'm sure I can catch the reprise somehow

Piles of dirty socks just everywhere
I don't feel like washing up today
Somehow I really just don't care
I think I'll stay in bed all day

This is one of those days when I'll do just not a thing
Lazing 'til the hour's late then maybe I'll sleep just a little wink

I know that breakfast can wait until later
I don't have anything but the dish in the kitchen
Nothing to read nothing's on the TV
Everyone's on vacation can't say that I miss 'em

This is one of...
5. Cherrybutt & Firefly (3:32)
Honestly I don't believe I've ever been this weary
My thinking is really tearing my whole inside outside and in
I wish I had the nerve to do just something firm about it
I'm sure I could live without it but now it seems that we begin

To toss an eye exchange a smile from miles apart it seems
And yet it's hard to tell what's really happing from dreams
Is it just that we've both thinking is this stuff for real
And what if in the midst of this all what if some would see

If this real it seems to me to be good ol' infatuation
What if I am wrong and mix the facts with my imagination
Knee deep in this mess no wonder I don't sleep too good at night
Yes still I've never felt more all right

Hey, were you looking my way or was I standing in the way
I'm like a moth hot for the flame I just can't help it

I've been thinking should you accept an invitation
Can't help this fascination and yet if you were here I'd freexe
I count the days 'til I'll see you again and wish you'll be there
And yet if you would come near again I'd get those jelly knees

So we toss an eye exchange a smile but we never move too close
And yet make sure to make it short we want no one to know
Can I help that I am wondering is this for real
Are you thinking much the same as I then you must feel like me
Until the two of us have come to terms with how to act from now on
We are gonna have to walk in quite wide circles 'round each other
Can not wait until the day when you and I decide
What to do 'til then I guess I'll be allright

Hey, were you...
6. Television (3:41)
Before that sacred holy flickering tv-screen
You're served commercials day-time fakes and tv-priests
You keep your VCR running almost constantly
Afraid to miss out on something happening on channel three

You zap from channel one to two look what they have done to you
You live from staged realities and fakes
Channel three then four and five you double check your tv-guide
Re-enacted lives to keep you awake

Life is served
Here every taste will find our satisfaction guarantee
On the never sleeping flickering screen

You keep watching this truly weird masquarade
The flickering screen enchants you your truly all enslaved

Nostalgia sports and comedies, cops cartoons and tragedies
Remote control at hand you sit enslaved
Washing powder and apple pies re-runs soaps and Jesus Christ
Anytime is time to zap the world away

Life is served...

We're your tellyvisions

You zap from channel one to two...

Nostalgia sports and comedies...

Life is served...
7. Hit My Head (5:28)
I'm not too big a fan of beer but I need a drink
If I smoked I could use a zip now I'm on the brink
I've been all geared up now for how long I don't know
I need to slow myself down somewhat it's been so long

So all I do is staring at my ceiling where the rain keeps coming in
I seem unable to relax don't know how to begin
Should I just lay down and close my eyes and pretend that I am dead

I need some help to float away would you please hit my damn head
I need some help to float away would you please hit my damn head
Hit my head

I never took no drugs I guess I'm just not the type
That maharishi-guy was never quite mine I was chose to bye the hype
Cosmic yoghurt and Jesus Christ was never my cup of tea
Sure thing girls are much great fun but at times they are probably best let be

So still I keep on staring...

I need some help to float away...

Hit my head

I need some help to float away...

Hit my head
8. Hump For Fun (3:12)
Listen I may well I hear what you're sayin'
But you know we're not the bread & butter
Anymore these days everything's changed there's no use in arrangin'
Some kinda thing it's all enough to hump for fun these days

Once upon a time I just can't figure why
I was such a sorry sucker for that never lastin' feel inside
Now we don't talk 'bout if we should stay or walk
We're just f*ckin' now or should I say hump for these days

Now too long ago I was walking out your door
We had parted we had called it a day
Someone else had comed around and we should share your scarce time
And even though you two would not prevail

This has set a new scene there's no use in f*ckin' dreamin'
I'm afraid too much has changed now that we're both free
Why bother to feel why don't we just enjoy the screwing
And keep on to hump for fun these days

One of these days we are gonna have to set the pace
Should we go on pumpin' or say goodbye to the humpin' days
9. Outta Space (4:06)
Every day it's all the same no matter how I turn or twist my brain
I toss my body and scratch my f*ckin' mind
I bend and duck but I bounce 'gainst things all time

I'm left in this box I'm firmly and all stuck
I'm neatly tied and shelved I'm choked contained withheld

Outta space I'm growing outta space
I think I'm goin' crazy
Outta space I'm growing outta space
It's driving me crazy
Outta space I'm growing outta space
I think I'm goin' crazy
Outta space I'm growing outta space
I think I'm goin' out of my mind

I open my eyes wide to see some light
I take a breath and feel my box too tight
No matter how I press and push all day
That f*ckin' lid of mine won't give away

I'm left in this box...

Outta space...
10. Fade Away (6:14)
Caught between the dusk and dawn
I numb myself to death yet I'm awake
I'm running out of alcohol
I shouldn't feel a thing yet all I feel is hate

I realise as the night goes by this is not the first time
This maddening pain keeps me awake I need to fade away all I feel is hate

I wish that I'd just fade away, fade away, fade away
I can't cope with all this hate, all this hate, all this hate
I'm so tired still awake, still awake, still awake
Finally I fade away, fade away, fade away

I pour another drink coz I can still think
And won't stop aching 'til I'm out of my head
That ticking clock is killing me
I wish that I was dead it wouldn't be too bad

I hope you're fine and well, I say
I wouldn't want it any other way
So please tell me how do you feel
Now tell me how's the league, tell me how's the league

I can tell I fade away, fade away, fade away
I'm stuck here just like yesterday, yesterday, yesterday
I miss those jam and pancake days you would shower and I would bade
It feels like I just fade away, fade away, fade away, away

I wish that I'd just...
11. I Want Out (4:14)
I can not breath I'm going down
All I can feel is I don't wanna be around
My head just squeals I can not cope
With all this hurt might as well swing from a rope

I'd like to break free
I'd like to scream and shout
I'd like to paint the words all over the whole f*ckin' world that

I want out
I want out
I want out
I want out

You'll never know or understand
How it feels when you hold the void in your hand
I think of what is and what could be
I wonder if the man in the mirror is me

I'd like to break free...

I want out

If I should fail and completely
Lock me up somewhere and please throw away the key
Should I go insane if I should fall
I want no one to scrape me off my damn walls

I'd like to break free...

I want out
12. Daddy's Girl (4:18)
Going to school she learned to read and write
So much is new and life's full of wrong and right
Homework is done life has just begun
Hello world here's daddy's girl

Waking up early morning living in her own place
Taking a shower staring in the mirror at a tired face
Something for breakfast doing her face
Feeding her pet just like every other day

Still she isn't knowing when she's locking the door and going to her work
That in the morning next day she won't sleep alone
Later on in the evening she'll be riding on a feeling
Still she's somehow gonna be needing just a beer more or two

Daddy's girl, here's daddy's little girl
Daddy's girl, here's daddy's little girl

Party and music feels like this night could last a lifetime
Ain't gonna lose this feeling tonight she'll leave it all behind
A kiss and a hug from one of those guys
But she leaves with another in a cab in the night

Unlocking the door she's weary she can feel his heavy breathin'
Not too sure if she's still playin' a game or if she really feels like screwing
Is this really loving she is feeling really nothing
Still she is letting him proceed with whatever that is he is doing

Daddy's girl...

A kiss and a hug from one of those guys
But she leaves with another in a cab in the night
Who thinks of protection or the choice of rejection
When he is just about all done and her head is dizzy from all the free beers

Daddy's girl...
13. Coming Down In Pieces (5:50)
I was way off track from start
I judged everything by my damned heart
I walked unprotected 'gainst the blows
How was I suppose to really know

When you think you know what's the right thing to do
And you find you just don't have a clue
And when things turn out to be not what they seemed
You are caught walking barefoot on glass
With your head firmly stuck up your ass

I was coming down in pieces you bet I was coming down
What goes up believe me surely must hit hard the ground
I was coming down in pieces yet I was sound enough to say
I'm the only one to blame, yeah, so get out of my damn f*ckin' way

I scratched my walls 'till my fingers bled
I tried to get it all out of my f*ckin' head
I was really deep down for quite some time
It took quite a while to leave it all behind

When it hits ya' and you don't think that you'll make it through
And the times when a hell will stick to ya' like glue
And it seems very effort is destined to fail
You'll be surprised how you sh*t you can take
Before you give it in and you start to break

I was coming down in pieces...

When you think you know...

Now I know should I go there again
To hit the bottom don't need to mean the end

I was coming down in pieces...
 
Disc 2  
1. Roller Coaster (4:06)
I was the straw to which you hung on
I came to enlight your silly life as far as I can see
I taught you everything I know
Still you're stupid as before so far as I can see

Life is like a roller coaster hang on pretty tight
Up'n down'n wrong'n right now hang on for your life

I had you sense the major thrill
I elevated you from filth it was there for all to see
I had you accepted I got you right but bet your ass there was
A lot I had to sacrifice and still I hurt and bleed

Life is like...
2. It's OK (4:18)
Hear me say it's ok there just is no other way
I believe and strongly feel some things just aren't meant to be

All the time in our lives something somewhere draws a line
I believe in time you'll see sometimes some thing are best let be

You may find between the lines lotsa things you missed first time
But that's ok now hear me say we all learn from our mistakes

Yes I'll be all right
Yes I think I'll be all right
I hope I'll be all right
Yes I wish I'll be all right
It's ok

Comed this far it's who we are and what and how that takes us far
So just proceed leave history behind but make sure your hands are clean

Halt for a while now would you try to change things given one more try
Sure I know the level is low but never fail and you'll never know

You may find between the lines...

Yes I'll be all right...

All the time in our lives...

You may find between the lines...

Yes I'll be all right...
3. All In All I Know (4:18)
When I asked myself the other day I came to realise I'm not ok
I've burned my fingers bad before I've seen myself through worse I'm sure
But just the same I'm really not ok

Oh how I wish that I could sleep
I try but won't just sink that deep
My fingers won't stop aching so tired yet awaken
Or should I let it all loose and just weep

I've been pacing up and down my floors I have lost all sense of time
I sometimes halt and ask myself if I'm about to loose my mind

All in all I know

From when I get up way past lunch time I keep on asking myself
If when the night falls hard on all I'm up to pace around again

All in all I know
4. No Life At All (2:38)
I'm not made perfect I don't know everything
From time to time my mind is on the virtual brink
I've had my moments when I've prepared for all
I've even failed to have a woman given my number to call

Some say that life without a little sh*t is no life at all
Is no life at all

Even my pubic hair has got it's share of split ends
I've felt at times that every ounce of me was made from f*ckin' lead
But I have never felt I had to take that easy way out
By putting some damn f*ckin' stotgun to my head

Some say...

Is no life at all
5. An Inch Above The Ground (3:34)
We just never seem to keep a single promise that we make
We just never seem to mean a single word of what we say
I just can not believe in the very well accepted need to
Piss about your territory and then set off looking for that

Somewhere someplace we've never seen
Where the grass is always much more green

I've found that place you're looking for
I need no keys there are no doors
No signs will help you find the way
No use to call me I should say

I swear I hear not a single sound
I float an inch above the ground

We just never seem to stay for long enough to learn a thing
We run head long between the raindrops
And like the rats we jump the ship that sinks

Why does it always had to be someone something else in the way
Why do somebody always seem to be always on their way

Somewhere someplace...

I turn away from what I see I've found so much more inside me
I know what I don't want to be and that's the way it's gonna be

I swear...

I close my eyes I see not a thing
I just let the wind and sun slip in
6. The Notforgettin (4:09)
I can see it clear now still I'm more and more confused
The ways of fate are vicious or is that just an excuse we use
And all the more I experience as these incidents comes by
Don't know if I still wanna learn the lesson for the pain makes me wanna die

I'm a man always very cautious before I choose, oh yeah
I'm a man always ready to wait many years
I have practically nothin' left to shred if I'd lose again
My prize seem to be to end up choking on my tears

For when the lights have gone out I seem unable to sleep
The pictures flick in my mind I close my eyes still I see
I'd give it all that I've got to make it go away
Nothin' can change what's been done nor what we do or say

I can feel it coming how it's crawling up from inside
Less time now in between to recover and there's nowhere that I can run or hide
I wish that I could scream and shout out really smash all things up in my realm
To let go of my regrets and anguish but tell me how to smash one real bad dream

Once again I have found myself awake in the night
And the days I spend thinking of something happening way back in time
I regret and keeping on having to hurt fills me with fright
What is killing me slowly just won't go out of my mind

For the lights have gone out...
7. Deep (5:32)
Well, I can still recall the first time that I first laid my eyes on you
I can't believe all the years that have passed since
Or just how little we then knew

But as the ways of fate would have it well in the end we sure did meet
I am a man so high on this feeling I feel like dancing in the streets

I'd hoped you somehow would have always known
Though I know I would let it show
I can't believe this is really happening
Please someone punch me and ask me what day we have today
What day we're having today

I'm sure that I would not reply coz I would not if I was dreaming
Still this feels good to be a lie

Coz when I look deep into your big brown eyes
It's like a flash outta clear blue sky
And then that gentle smile when your eyes meet mine
It's like I loose all sense of time

Oh, how I wished for all these years, how I've longed

How out of place all words will seem at times
It's like we don't need to talk at all
I get off quite allright from just looking into your eyes
From looking into your eyes from just looking into your eyes

It feels like I could surely fly
It happens every time you're near me
This feels so good it must be right

Coz when I look deep...

Oh, how I've wished...

I can't believe I've wished I'd died
That was before that you had called me
This feel so good it must be right

Coz when I look deep...

Oh, how I've wished...
8. Label On The Wind (6:47)
I have drunk my head all weary
I've been wild in search for fun
A lot of dates and names and places
Great deal of women I have known

But as I sit here and remember all the things that I've been through
It appears to me quite clear now how one thing always remained true
I have a gift that have make me wonders to write and sing a song
It pulled me through a lot of hard times and probably will do so for quite long

Two continents I've travelled
I've made a million friends
I've talked to press, tv and radio
I've been exhausted, joyed and bored beyond sense

I have recorded things I've written great deal of albums I did sell
I've done what many only dream of
It's been sheer heaven mixed with just a little hell
I've seen my face on the covers of the magazines

We go through many different stages in our life though short it is
We take on symbols sounds and faces but in the end you're all there is

This is me playing and me singing it's for you all to either love or hate
Behind this leather and my dark shades there's a heart that's far from a fake

Before you critisize please understand
And value only what you've got at hand
Don't bring your prejudice of what is me
You see you can not put a label on the wind
9. Just The Same (4:54)
I stumbled on and almost fell across your moosehead-slippers
The other day sometime ago on the radio
They played that song again it still sounds the same

Outside my window all the rain is pouring down again

The night is still its way past three
Another cup of tea coz I can't sleep
In two hours you'll get out of bed
Chocolate milk with cheese on toasted bread

And outside my window all the rain keeps pouring down again
Washing all the dirt and hurt away so they say
And outside my window all the rain keeps pouring down again
Washing all the dirt and hurt away
Outside my window all the rain keeps pouring down again
I wonder if where you are it is raining just the same
Just the same
10. You Just Got To Live (5:03)
As I'm sitting out here basking looking up into the sky
Well, I'm amazed

How it all just hangs together I watch the clouds slowly float fly
Well, ain't it great

So here we are now it's got this far
I trust you're all just fine
Ain't this life and place just great
No wonder we just won't get 'nuff time

But though we know we can't stay

The world will still turn I wish you all the best
No need to return leave the past to rest
You just have to earn it's not to get but to give
And there's one thing I've learned

You just got to live to see the sun go down on everyone
You just got to live to see that gentle smile and feel alive
You just got to live to see the moon arise and the stars in the sky
You just got to live to take the pain sometimes and to leave it all behind

The world still turns...

You just got to live...

The world still turns...

You just got to live
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