Log In
Register Album reviews/comments
Collection Wish list
Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep of Reason cover art
Band
Albumpreview 

The Violent Sleep of Reason

(2016)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresDjent, Progressive Metal
LabelsNuclear Blast
Album rating :  86.8 / 100
Votes :  13
Lyrics > M > Meshuggah Lyrics (102) > The Violent Sleep of Reason Lyrics (10) >

Clockworks Lyrics

1. Clockworks (7:15)
Dismantling the clockwork that makes me the cynic
Pallet, wheel and click
The properties of mg indifference
Reverse-engineering what makes it tick
Dissecting the finetuned mechanism
Rack and barrel, spring and pin
Its synchronous characteristics
To kill what makes it spin

Disassemble this machinery
Re-program these eyes, undo this design

Labelled and filed, each part indexed
Broken to pieces then thoroughly burned
Deconstruction of what I am
Buried to make sure he never returns
Taken apart, defused, blueprints turned to ashes
Eradicate the last remains, remnants of the insane

Disintegration, the destruction of me now imperative
To purge myself of this condition, complete this dissolution a necessity

Break this deceitful machine

A lie, what once I was, obsolete instrument
An outmoded contraption, a malfunctioning device

That callous self now extinguished, that malignant self now disused
That conceited invention to nothing now reduced

Complete disintegration, the destruction of me now imperative
To purge myself of this condition, complete this dissolution a necessity

Break this deceitful machine
Submitted by level Eagles (2016-11-18)
Info / Statistics
Artists : 31,372
Albums : 110,883
Reviews : 7,096
Lyrics : 135,121
Top Rating
 Gyze
Northern Hell Song
 rating : 89.1  votes : 18
 Deep Purple
Machine Head
 rating : 95.7  votes : 80
 Deep Purple
Shades of Deep Purple
 rating : 87.6  votes : 17