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Sever the Wicked Hand tracks

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1. ISOLATION (DESPERATION)

I gave to you all that you could ever need
And in return you gave me disrespect and greed
Now I've had wounds before
Not as deep as these
So now you crawl away on your hands and knees

You're never coming back
Never coming back

I'm choosing isolation
And turned to desperation

You gave yourself to me
That was another lie
And with each lie another part of me would die
To trust in you has proved to me I was a fool
Through suffering you learn
And now I make the rules

You're never coming back
Never coming back

I'm choosing isolation
And turned to desperation

I live by my mistakes
And learned all the hurt it takes
To overcome and grow
There's things you need to know




2. SEVER THE WICKED HAND

You feel the mountain shaking
Your broken body aching
The suffering I give you
Is going to help you pull through

You'll never feel this way again
Just let it go and it will end

The thunder shakes your backbone
While hearing you're not alone
These things will make you stronger
Depressing you no longer!

You'll never feel this way again
Just let it go and it will end

Never let it bring you down
Stay strong til' the bitter end!
Take control and never drown
Now you can touch the light!




3. LIQUID SKY AND COLD BLACK EARTH

Liquid sky and cold black earth
Thank you for this new rebirth
Things are not what they should be
Broken soul has been set free

Will to live was sinking slow
I had fallen far below
Burning song did not exist
Emptiness and swollen fists

Through you I've been reborn
My world no longer torn!

Now the tears have dried and gone
Living for the golden dawn
Time's no longer standing still
Lost the pain and gained the will

Through you I've been reborn
My world no longer torn!

This darkness fades away
The light begins to stay!




4. LET ME MOURN

I'm not alone
In times of sorrow
Through grace from God
I'll see tomorrow
Still standing strong

I built this shrine
With bones of those lost
They had a dream
But life was their cost

Leave me alive
Walking this earth
It's hard to lose this anger
Their names I curse

Why'd they choose a dark path?

They chose a dark path
Which leads to nothing good
They helped to build this shrine
Where once an ancient stood
Nothing stands there now but bones!

They're not alive
Not on this earth
I cannot lose this anger
Their names I curse

They chose a dark path...

The path that leads to nothing good... No!

And as I mourn this shrine
It's just their bones that stand there

Let me mourn!




5. THE CEMETERY ANGELS

You gave me wings
And took the sky away
Clawing and fighting to live another day
You seduced me and took away my mind
But now I control you
I'm leaving scars behind

And through the darkness and knowledge I've gained
Will carry me
Building the mountain again and again

They watch over me...

I've heard the lie
And lived the misery
Now I'm accepting the man that I can be
It takes the magic
That only brings you down
Sooner or later we all give in and drown

And through all the darkness and knowledge I've gained
Will carry me
Building the mountain again and again

Alone in this fight I believe in myself
It carries me
Building the mountain again and again

They watch over me...
They watch over me...

Bring it down!




6. AS I BECOME ONE

Crawl back from the dead
Set me free at last
Forevermore
Taste the freedom
Now I can be one
Spirit rising up
Into the clouds
Ride the winds of change (change, change, change)

Hands of death letting me go

I'm reinventing the man that you all thought was gone

Crawl back into life
Death grip on my soul forevermore
Taste the new life
Now I've become one
I am rising up into the sky
Ride the winds of change (change, change, change)
Hands of death letting me go

I'm reinventing the man that you all thought was gone

Ride the winds of change!

Hands of death letting me go!

I'm reinventing the man that you all thought was gone!




7. A FAREWELL TO MISERY

(Instrumental)




8. PROTECTOR OF THE SHRINE

Guardians of children
All sinners and saints
The walls of the temple are beckoning
Centuries of torment of unending pain
The cries of the tortured are deafening

At dawn all I hear are cries of pain
At dusk those inside the shrine will reign
Reign over you!
Conquering all
The chosen few
Dawn will awake
With hope for you

Warriors and cowards and all inbetween
The spirits of those are stuck on you
Live by the strong hand
And die by the weak
The savior protects us in all we do

At dawn all I hear are cries of pain
At dusk those inside the shrine will reign
Reign over you!
Conquering all
The chosen few
Dawn will awake
With hope for you

We bring new life
With strength and pride
Heroes were lost
With those who died




9. I ONLY DEAL IN TRUTH

So you've been judging me
You need to feel my pain first
You may not understand
Just what it means to feel cursed

I never lost my faith
Although at times my hurt showed
But now the past is done
And I'm about to explode

I need to bury this!
Leave it buried alive!
I need to bury this!

The time is growing near
For you to bow down to me
I only deal in truth
Because the blinded can't see

So who are you to judge?
You will remember my words
And when you're proven wrong
It will be my voice that's heard

I need to bury this!
Leave it buried alive!
I need to bury this!
Those who see me are blind!

I only deal in truth
I only deal in truth

Those who see me are blind!




10. ECHO AN ETERNITY

Pray for you when I lay down
Fault back my tears without a sound
I hope you know just what you mean to me
You bring me light just like the sun
You give this light to everyone
Just realize how much you strengthen me

Innocence
Beauty and innocence
Make me whole
The ray of light

Fuck this dying world!
Fuck this dying world!

In times of need you set me free
Though miles away you're there for me
So wonderful
So wise beyond your years

Innocence
Beauty and innocence
Make me whole
The ray of light

Fuck this dying world!

Please help save this dying world




11. CLEANSE ME ,HEAL ME

Three days of detox
I'm sweating and scared
My head's spinning out of control
It's draining my will
And it's leaving me weak
It's taking my body and soul

I'm all alone
Fighting to live
Taking my all
There's nothing to give

Please God take my hand
And lead me through the dark times
I'm weak I know
Lead me with a clear mind
Don't let me go!

I answer to my own lies
My weakness shows
Slowly my disease dies
Don't let me go!

I'm seeing the light
But it's distant and dim
At least it is bringing me hope
Created this world I am struggling in
At last I am learning to cope

I'm all alone
Dying to live
It's taking my all
There's nothing to give

Please God take my hand
And lead me through the dark times
I'm weak I know
Lead me with a clear mind
Don't let me go

I answer to my own lies
My weakness shows
Slowly my disease dies
Don't let me go!

I'm gonna pull through!

Cleanse me
Heal me

Cleanse me
Save me

Lead me through the dark times
I'm weak I know
Lead me with a clear mind

Cleanse me
Heal me

Cleanse me
Save me

Cleanse me
Set me free!




12. SYMBIOSIS

Distant lonely night
I lie awake
I don't know where I am
Just know I'm safe
All that I love at home
So far away
Tomorrow brings new light
Another day

You hold me up in times of weakness
And in return I set you free
My heart I give to all of you
Now part of you belongs to me

And after all these years
This dream is real
I never lost my will
It's strength I feel
Don't ever lose desire
Or you will fade
I stand behind myself
And all I've made

You hold me up in times of weakness
And in return I set you free
My heart I give to all of you
Now part of you belongs to me

Fly on!
Fly on!
Fly on!

Now part of you belongs to me!

And through your eyes I look at you
I'm feeling what's inside of you
And every night you give me strength
For that I give my heart to you