The Trial

Album: Dead Can Dance (1984)
  • All my senses rebel
    Under the scrutiny of their persistent gaze.
    It took a lifetime to get here,
    A journey I'll never make again.

    For those who have accepted the burden of shame.
    For the innocent only guilt will remain
    And our lives will be forced to accommodate
    The perpetrators of our own bastard race.

    All my senses rebel
    Under the scrutiny of their persistent gaze.
    It took a lifetime to get here,
    A journey I'll never make again.

    I stand accused of a thousand and one crimes.
    A witness to events that led up to this present time.
    These traditions, which bind our hands and keep us tied,
    Will never survive the greater test of time.

    Deliver me from these feverish eyes
    That threaten to unbalance my state of mind.
    For I must confess only to the smallest of crimes.
    A sense of guilt. Writer/s: BRENDAN MICHAEL PERRY, GUS FERGUSON, JAMES E. PINKER, LISA GERMAINE GERRARD, PETER LAWRENCE ULRICH, SCOTT RODGER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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