Reclamation

Album: Wrath (2009)
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  • Humanity's a failed experiment
    Walking the path to extinction
    Spinning its wheels endlessly
    Grease them with oil and uranium
    The earth will shake
    And the waters will rise
    The elements reclaim what was taken

    The skyline is set ablaze with regret
    Ashes cover a falling silhouette
    The city will reap what it's sown and ignite
    Watching as the city burns tonight

    Blindly consuming mass manufactured faith
    Mankind is a festering parasite
    Relentlessly draining its host dry
    Nailing belief to a cross of genocide
    The elements reclaim what was taken

    The skyline is set ablaze with regret
    Ashes cover a falling silhouette
    The city will reap what it's sown and ignite
    Watching as the city burns tonight

    Only after the last tree's cut
    And the last river poisoned
    Only after the last fish is caught
    Will you find that money cannot be eaten

    And everything becomes irrelevant
    As the sky tears open
    Fire rains down,
    The fourth world comes to an end
    Push the button light the match,
    Feel the fault lines detach
    Crosshairs in the evening light
    I sit and watch the city burn tonight

    The city burns tonight Writer/s: CHRIS ADLER, DAVID RANDALL BLYTHE, JOHN CAMPBELL, MARK MORTON, WILL ADLER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Igor from RomaniaIs it a coincidence or not that this song is written in 2009, pretty close to the Great Recession?

    I was watching a clip about the shortcomings of capitalism and how the Governments basically had to make up for the banks' mistakes or otherwise the whole economic system would've collapsed and that's how we were affected as humans. The clip was also talking about the fact that infinite economic growth isn't sustainable so there was something that immediately clicked in my brain about this song. I looked it up and here it is... 2009.
  • Mike from Denver, Cothis song pulls you into its mass mayhem of brutal riffs, pounding drums, thundering bass, growling vocals, and that 100 per-cent LAMB OF GOD AWESOMENESS!!!! LAMB OF GOD IS THE BEST BAND IN THE WORLD!!!!!
  • Nick from Cairns, AustraliaYea weird cause i saw websites and on the band's website i think that the album was gonna come out feb 24th, 2009 but i found it in the shelves of one of our music stores in Cairns a week before i "thought" it was gonna be released. Of course i bought it but its just weird, maybe's its just me
  • Nick from Cairns, AustraliaDamn I was gonna put that rolling stone comment up lol, ya beat me to it!! I'm not being annoyin its just that I saw it on another website and thought i'd put it up there but oh well.......Anyway, great song i love that intro it sounds really sinister in a way
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