Clockworks

Album: The Violent Sleep of Reason (2016)
  • Dismantling the clockwork that makes me the cynic
    Pallet, wheel and click
    The properties of my indifference
    Reverse-engineering what makes it tick
    Dissecting the fine-tuned mechanism
    Rack and barrel, spring and pin
    Its synchronous characteristics
    To kill what makes it spin

    Disassemble this machinery
    Re-program these eyes, undo this design

    Labelled and filed, each part indexed
    Broken to pieces then thoroughly burned
    Deconstruction of what I am
    Buried to make sure he never returns
    Taken apart, defused, blueprints turned to ashes
    Eradicate the last remains, remnants of the insane

    Disintegration, the destruction of me now imperative
    To purge myself of this condition, complete this dissolution a necessity

    Break this deceitful machine

    A lie, what once I was, obsolete instrument
    An outmoded contraption, a malfunctioning device

    That callous self now extinguished, that malignant self now disused
    That conceited invention to nothing now reduced

    Complete disintegration, the destruction of me now imperative
    To purge myself of this condition, complete this dissolution a necessity

    Break this deceitful machine Writer/s: TOMAS HAAKE, MAARTEN HAGSTROEM, JENS KIDMAN, DICK AUGUST LOEVGREN, FREDRIK THORDENDAL
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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