Veil of Elysium

Songfacts®:

  • This song from the symphonic rock band Kamelot's 11th album deals with death and afterlife. Elysium, in Greek mythology, is a variation of heaven - a great place to be after you shed your mortal coil. In our interview with Kamelot guitarist Thomas Youngblood, he explained: "Most religions believe there is some kind of afterlife. Me, personally, I think when you die, you're gone. But there's always that hope that when you do pass, you're going to see grandma or your favorite dog or whatever."

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