Song of Myself

Album: Imaginaerum (2011)
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  • The nightingale is still locked in the cage
    The deep breath I took still poisons my lungs
    An old oak sheltering me from the blue
    Sun bathing on its dead frozen leaves

    A catnap in the ghost town of my heart
    She dreams of story time and the river ghosts
    Of mermaids, of Whitman's and the ride
    Raving harlequins, gigantic toys

    A song of me song in need
    Of a courageous symphony
    A verse of me verse in need
    Of a pure-heart singing me to peace

    All that great heart lying still and slowly dying
    All that great heart lying still on an angelwing

    All that great heart lying still
    In silent suffering
    Smiling like a clown until the show has come to an end
    What is left for encore
    Is the same old dead boy's song
    Sung in silence
    All that great heart lying still and slowly dying
    All that great heart lying still on an angelwing

    A midnight flight into Covington Woods
    A princess and a panther by my side
    These are territories I live for
    I'd still give my everything to love you more

    A song of me song in need
    Of a courageous symphony
    A verse of me verse in need
    Of a pure-heart singing me to peace

    All that great heart lying still and slowly dying
    All that great heart lying still on an angelwing

    Now all that great heart lying still
    In silent suffering
    Smiling like a clown until the show has come to an end
    What is left for encore
    Is the same old dead boy's song
    Sung in silence
    All that great heart lying still and slowly dying
    All that great heart lying still on an angelwing

    A silent symphony
    A hollow opus one, two, three

    Sometimes the sky is piano black
    Piano black over cleansing waters

    Resting pipes, verse of bore
    Rusting keys without a door

    Sometimes the within is piano black
    Piano black over cleansing waters

    All that great heart lying still and slowly dying
    All that great heart lying still on an angelwing
    All that great heart lying still on an angelwing
    All that great heart lying still on an angelwing Writer/s: ERNO VUORINEN, JUKKA NEVALAINEN, MARKO HIETALA, TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Bak from Khobar, Jordanamazing song specially it's inspired to the song writer of the band. the four parts are briefed from the original poem in serial and the ending guitar part is giving a meaning too.
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