Torches

Album: VII: Sturm und Drang (2015)
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  • The soul of the nation slowly withers (in the howl of the empty wind)
    As the spring lays, crushed beneath the hammer (the invisible flame)
    My vision sears the crowded square (as the mouth of injustice grins)
    This routed place (fire runs through my veins)
    I choose to expire
    You're all on the brink of compromise(as the steel in my nerve sets in)
    Mass concessions in defeated eyes (I carry the cries)
    A terrible kindness to break the thrall (in my end a new world begins)
    I strike the match (it's not me who dies)
    And let it fall
    Oppression, injustice, self-immolation
    I am the inferno I am legion

    Oppression, injustice, self-immolation
    I am the inferno I am legion

    I am
    I am
    I am
    I am the inferno
    I am
    I am
    I am
    I am legion

    Some run screaming
    Some sit silently
    An agonizing gift of charred humanity
    My footsteps
    They will echo through eternity
    A seismic scorching outcry of indignity
    I write my blackened name, carved into the wind
    I fill your hearts with rage
    I leave you ash and legend
    Fire runs through my veins
    Fire runs through my veins
    A terrible kindness to break the thrall (fire runs through my veins)
    I strike the match
    Fire runs through my veins

    Oppression, injustice, self-immolation
    I am the inferno I am legion
    Oppression, injustice, self-immolation
    I am the inferno I am legion

    I shall lay charge I am legion
    I am the inferno I am legion Writer/s: CHRIS ADLER, DAVID RANDALL BLYTHE, GREG PUCIATO, JOHN CAMPBELL, MARK MORTON, WILL ADLER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Cicatricekodeia from Liverpool UkI absolutely love this song..genius. Makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up
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