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Lost in Violence

TypeStudio Full-length
GenresThrash Metal
Album rating :  91.7 / 100
Votes :  6
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Shades of Black Lyrics

7. Shades of Black
Track rating :  90 / 100       Votes :  1       [ ]
And I have lived a thousand years and 
Only seen life disappear from this world
As the sun it brightly rose 
I walked across the entire globe
Saw all the scars from the human claws 
These open wounds will never be gone

And at night I was embraced by light
Feeling the stars' strength and might
Coming from above in this cold forsaken world
I turned to God and yelled in my deepest despair

Why am I here if I'm only meant to share your pain?
My love is not gone but the life I live will never be the same 

From a sombre sleep awake a fire in my eyes is lit
Awaken in the darkest night - a freezing sky - a warming light
I see my breath as I exhale - I see it all - I see so clear
But alone I lay on plains of ice - hoping that I soon will die

My tears are my words to you that my heart can never say
You see those tears of mine are shades of black that never fade away -- fade away

Shades of black as light in dark
Heal my mind and ease my heart
Semper fidelis - I will never forget
Reminding me of the life we once lived

Free my sorrow - free my soul
The rain is gone - you made me whole
The shades of black are here at night
With a glowing hope as the moons dim light

All shades of black illuminate my path and
Keep me safe as you guide me on my way - now please bring me home

Now I stand a different man - I've lived and died but still I am
On my back in frost white grass - a second away from shadows of past
I've wandered the entire globe in a single thought I've gained new hope
Got through it all and now I live - my eternal love is forever missed

So shine a light and shine it strong - shine a light for my day has come
All life is just borrowed and one day we will have to give it back - give back
Submitted by level Scotty Vortekz (2017-07-24)
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