Sadness Will Sear

Album: The Crusade (2006)
  • Shepherd is chased by the wolves
    Wolves who live by intolerance and hate
    For what they couldn't understand
    Blinded and vicious are the beasts
    Needing and ripping at a beautiful human
    He did nothing more than be himself

    Tied to the fences they break you
    And sadness will sear
    Cold is the wind that will freeze you
    And sadness will sear

    Scarecrow is left crucified
    Left freezing, bleeding, tired and wondering why
    The wolves just couldn't understand
    It's the preachers and the teachers
    Government's close-minded creatures
    Trying to teach us to hate that which is different

    Tied to the fences they break you
    And sadness will sear
    Cold is the wind that will freeze you
    And sadness will sear

    It's 12:53 AM, October 12th
    When the scarecrow died
    A victim of society's cruelty

    It's 12:53 AM, October 12th
    When the shepherd died
    The candle's light will alight your departure

    Tied to the fences they break you
    And sadness will sear
    Cold is the wind that will freeze you
    And sadness will sear

    Tied to the fences they break you
    And sadness will sear
    Cold is the wind that will freeze you
    And sadness will sear

Comments: 4

  • David from FranceConfirmed by Matt during Deepest Cuts II twitch live show
  • Justin from Kalamazoo, MiThats one of the reasons I love Trivium so much. Heafy has at least 3 different voices, scream, hard, and melody. He kills all of them. My favorites are the songs where he uses all 3 of them.
  • Mike from Denver, CoYou don't need to scream to make metal music. i love screaming vocals, but singing is not one bit worse or better. btw this song is depressing :( who could just do that like it means nothing?
  • Nick from Cairns, AustraliaSad song meanng. I've heard that the song refered to that story of Matthew Shepard. Although I read it off Wikipedia, and I'm a bit curious of that website sometimes. I might admit, some of their information is fairly accurate, but others aren't and it's easy to tell. For them, i guess it's just a matter of if they can't find as much information, they just make their own stuff up. I don't know, I could be wrong. But its obvious when you check out the "Highest-Selling Artists" Web page on Wikipedia. I don't think they can track the information, of each artist, and update their information if need be. Heck, they even have pop-ups that'll tell you that "this website needs updating" and so on.

    Anyway, back to the main topic, sadness will sear is awesome, I love that low and aggresive chorus riff and the freaky vocal tones Matt Heafy sings throughout the verses. Frankly, i don't care if "The Crusade" didn't have as much screaming. I mean, in regards to the fan's response to the crusade, i guess it goes to show how much of an important factor screaming is in nowaday's metal. Not that I hate the screaming style. :)
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