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Long Night's Journey Into Day Full Album Lyrics

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Long Night's Journey Into Day

(2018)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresProgressive Metal
Album rating :  87.5 / 100
Votes :  2
Lyrics > R > Redemption Lyrics (48) > Long Night's Journey Into Day Lyrics (10)
Submitted by level 21 Eagles (2018-08-05)
1. Eyes You Dare Not Meet in Dreams (5:23)
There’s a storm on the horizon
There’s a shadow on your door
There’s a sense of dread that’s rising
And it’s coming back for more

It doesn’t matter what you say
Too late to change the damage you have done

There’s a feeling you can’t run from
There’s a gnawing sense of doubt
The wheel has come around and caught you underneath
We all know what you’re about

It doesn’t matter what you say
You can’t escape, there’s nowhere left to run

The quiet of the night
Is the hope of empty men
But the eyes you cannot face
And you won’t be rid of them

There’s a vision in your nightmares
And eyes you dare not meet
Your soul is dead and hollow
Dehumanized
Dehumanized and incomplete

It doesn’t matter what you say
You can’t escape, there’s nowhere left to run
It didn’t have to be this way
It didn’t have to be

The quiet of the night
Is the hope of empty men
But the eyes you cannot face
The eyes
The quiet of the night
Is the hope of empty men
But the eyes you cannot face
And you won’t be rid of them
2. Someone Else's Problem (7:02)
So now I'm standing in the ashes
Remembering your face
If I'm honest and don't think too much about it
There are things that seem a challenge to replace

I know I let myself be played
Trying to fix a broken toy

More than healing, time brings clarity
I think of everything I had to keep suppressed
Perhaps the one you're using now can just ignore it
Or you'll wallow in each other's vapidness

We all bear scars, but some are too far gone
To know when they might be healed

I fought
I tried
But I will bleed for you no more
'Cause you're someone else's problem
I struggled
I cried
But I am paralyzed no more
And you're someone else's problem now

I know I can’t expect
That you will count the cost
You’re too myopic
To know what you have lost

I fought
I tried
But I won't bleed for you no more
'Cause you're someone else's problem
I struggled
I cried
But I am paralyzed no more
And you're someone else's problem now
I begged
You lied
I won't bleed for you again
'Cause you're someone else's problem
I suffered
I cried
But I permit myself a smile
'Cause you're someone else's problem now

I won't bleed
Someone else's problem
I won't bleed
You're someone else's problem now

You're someone else's problem now
3. The Echo Chamber (8:15)
When you hear a voice in marked opposition
You and others like you demonize the speaker in derision
You surround yourself with thinkers of your kind
Never challenging your view or opening your mind

You’re polarized and blinded

There was a time when we might speak
And seek the common ground
That dialogue now lost to us
The distance too profound

When your vision is not what I want to see
When the words you speak are challenging or threatening to me
I can close myself away in this cocoon
Reinforced by others not reflecting on our view

We’re polarized and blinded

There was a time when we might speak
And seek the common ground
That dialogue now lost to us
The distance too profound

We’re polarized
We’ve deepened this divide
We’re out of reach and blinded

(x2) There was a time when we’d engage
And seek the common ground
That dialogue now lost to us
The distance too profound
4. Impermanent (5:11)
Nothing lasts forever
Changelessness is death
Still a part of us will fight it
To our dying breath
Nothing can be permanent
The machines of this place will fail
The illusion of stability
Across our eyes a fragile veil

I am I, the voices cry
Wreaking havoc on the world
Fleeting and impermanent
The tempest ever swirls
Fragile and ephemeral
Summer never lasts
The sting of pain will leave you
All agonies will pass

(x3) Change will come
Plans undone
Anticipate it
And then act, don’t run
Accept the tide of change
Or it will drag you under
Don’t rail against a life of change
Embrace a life of wonder
5. Indulge in Color (7:52)
I thought this strand was ours
That one day we would meet along its shore
That future is foreclosed
Denied me like a thousand more

It’s over, the dream is gone
Out of reach for me after all
Preserved in perfect pain

They must have changed the way the game is played
Or I never knew the rules
I could see the prize within my grasp
And watched it slip away from view
I could try to second-guess myself
Or learn what kept me from the goal
Unless I see the point was not to have
The point was just to grow

What if there’s no purpose served by blame
By me or someone else?

If I fear a world in black and white
I misunderstood the cause
The problem is the lens
The issue is perspective
Perspective!

And what if there’s no purpose served by blame
Of me or someone else?

No more blackened window panes
I choose life in color
No excuses, unafraid
I will live in color
I face the light of day anew
Full of possibility
I can choose to change my view
I will live in color
No more need for blame
I will own my choices
I will light the flame
And I will live in color

I can try to take the world
And bend it to my will
But that’s only a partial answer
There’s beauty in the ebb and flow
Grace in our missteps
If we see with open eyes

Realize there’s no purpose
To be served by blame
Let it go and open wide your eyes
Lean into the ebb and flow
Embrace it when you fall
To rise again

A fuller spectrum lights the day
Strengthens it with color
Riches of a better way
Living life in color
I face the light of day anew
Full of possibility
I can choose to change my view
I will live in color
No more need for blame
I will own my choices
I will light the flame
And I will live in color

Unconfined by darkness
Unlimited by black and white
A world illuminated
I will see the color
In one life or many
Each moment is a masterpiece
I select the view
And I will live in color

Color!
I will live in color!
Color!
6. Little Men (6:33)
The setting sun rings in shadows
The face of a little man
Consumed by insecurity
The world is such a threat
He tries to quell the voices
But isn’t sure he can
So he’ll do his best to control
Or pick up his toys and go home

The world must be so frightening
To make him feel so small
A pathetic situation
He doesn’t matter at all

The rising sun bathes in light
The face of an arrogant man
Striving in the shadows
Cast by his success
He tries to reinvent himself
But isn’t sure he can
So he tries to stand so tall
Because he knows he’s small

This world must be so fragile
To make him feel so weak
Laughable but tragic
Vainglorious but bleak

Shelley wrote the story
Two legs in the sand
Your monument is fleeting
And everything must end
Our legacy is writ by
And relayed by those who knew
Will anyone be left who has
A favorable view of you?

Spare me from your childishness
And petty insecurities
Take your grand illusions
And stay the hell away from me

Shelley wrote the story
Two legs in the sand
Your monument is fleeting
And everything must end
Our legacy is writ by
And relayed by those who knew
Will anyone be left who has
A favorable view of you?

Pride will come before the fall
Two legs in the sand
The rising sun is setting
And everything must end
The mark of what we’ve done in life
Is viewed through others’ eyes
And the truth of all your actions
Will cut you down to size
7. And Yet (3:47)
I know that you were bad for me
And you never really cared
Whether shallow or convenient
Your promises were empty air

And yet…
And yet…

I know that you were using me
I know I should move on
You consumed the very best of me
And I was just a pawn
And this won’t be the end of it
Even though it’s gone

It’s not about intent
But lack of empathy
You’re heedless and oblivious
Or maybe only cold

And I curse myself for caring
And I hate that I am weak
And I know these woods are beautiful
But I’ve promises to keep
And miles to go before I sleep

But I’m running
I’m running

I know that it was poison
And yet…
8. The Last of Me (5:06)
Last time to see this view
Last memory of you
Last time my tongue will have the taste
The final words I write
The final kiss good night
Given short shrift in my haste

Time moves slowly
Till we have none left

We all reach a point in life
When it takes more than it gives
But the tipping point is lost to most
In an instant it is gone
Though our time may still go on
Every memory becomes a ghost

Was that our last embrace?
Last time to see a face
Hear a voice or write a name
The final bottle bought
The final lesson taught
The final incident of fame

Time moves slowly
Till we have none left

We all reach a point in life
When it takes more than it gives
But the tipping point is lost to most
In an instant it is gone
Though our time may still go on
Every memory becomes a ghost

Time moves slowly
Till we have none left

We all reach a point in life
When it takes more than it gives
But the tipping point is lost to most
In an instant it is gone
Though our time may still go on
Every memory becomes a ghost
9. New Year's Day (U2 cover) (5:57)
All is quiet on New Year's Day
A world in white gets underway
I want to be with you, be with you night and day
Nothing changes on New Year's Day
On New Year's Day

I will be with you again
I will be with you again

Under a blood red sky
A crowd has gathered in black and white
Arms entwined, the chosen few
The newspapers says, says
Say it's true, it's true
And we can break through
Though torn in two
We can be one

I, I will begin again
I, I will begin again

Oh, oh

Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh

Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh

Ah, maybe the time is right
Oh, maybe tonight

I will be with you again
I will be with you again

So we're told this is the golden age
And gold is the reason for the wars we wage
Though I want to be with you night and day
Nothing changes on New Year's Day
On New Year's Day
On New Year's Day
10. Long Night's Journey into Day (10:30)
Who are you?
Who am I?
Particles of dust floating under threatening skies
Struggling
Foolishly
Doomed to watch inert, knowing that our dreams will die

We sell our hopes for stones to build
Temples of regret
We grow up
We forget
What we lost
Or even that we dreamed at all

How many of my dream
Will I watch die a violent death
While others seem to watch theirs thrive?
Like children let loose in a hostile world
Stumbling blind with grasping hands
That cannot reach the light

We push the boulder up the hill
To watch it crash back down

How have I changed?
Where is the summit?
I’ve been climbing all my life and want to see
And all that I invest in
Does it just wither?
Or is something to be learned eluding me?

Build a castle in the clouds
And watch it fall to earth

It’s a struggle through the night
To keep our hopes alive
If we make it to the day
Can they still be saved?

Should I dare to dream?
Should anybody dare to dream?

“Resilience is its own reward”
I can hear the fools all say
Is it better if we have no hopes
Than to watch them turn to ash and blow away?

No disappointment in a life
In a life that does not hope
In a soul that never strives

But how empty is that life?
You can scarcely even call it one
It’s really just existing

It’s a lie denying pain
Pain is real without a doubt
But suffering’s a choice

And if dreams are just our energy
They never really die
We reshape them with another voice

We can choose to die with old dreams
Or live and dream anew
It’s a long night’s journey into day
But come what may I’ll make it through
Yeah I will make it through

It’s a struggle through the night
To keep our hopes alive
If we make it to the day
Can they still be saved?
It’s a struggle through the night
But the promise of the day
Can sustain us through our pain
We can dream again

Dare to dream
Dare to dream
Keep on dreaming
Keep on dreaming
11. Noonday Devil (bonus track) (5:01)
12. Someone Else's Problem (radio edit) (bonus track) (4:56)
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