The Sin and the Sentence

Album: The Sin and the Sentence (2017)
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  • I heard the passing bells calling out my name
    I knew I'd never see another day
    I couldn't swim against the tides of blame
    I knew there was no other way

    You better practice your lines
    You better practice your words
    I know that real monsters lie
    Between the light and the shade
    It doesn't matter what you say or feel
    When honest men become deranged, they'll genuflect to a lie

    The sin and the sentence
    Penance in the fire (to a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    The plagues grip your throat (they'll genuflect to a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    Penance in the fire (to a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    The plagues grip your throat (they'll genuflect to a lie)

    I saw the dagger eyes staring back at me
    I knew I'd never have a chance to bleed
    Guilty, but in the sight of fallen men
    They bury you before you speak (the sin and the sentence)

    You better practice your lies
    You better practice your words
    I know that real monsters lie
    Between the light and the shade
    It doesn't matter what you say or feel
    When honest men become deranged, they'll genuflect to a lie

    The sin and the sentence
    Penance in the fire (to a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    The plagues grip your throat (they'll genuflect to a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    Penance in the fire (To a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    The plagues grip your throat (They'll genuflect to a lie)

    Beware those who speak in tongues
    For they may call your name
    You condemn me
    'Cause you don't understand me
    You condemn me
    'Cause you don't understand me

    They'll genuflect to a lie

    The sin and the sentence
    Penance in the fire (To a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    The plagues grip your throat (They'll genuflect to a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    Penance in the fire (To a lie)
    The sin and the sentence
    The plagues grip your throat (They'll genuflect to a lie)

    Beware those who speak in tongues
    For they may call your name
    You condemn me
    'Cause you don't understand me
    You condemn me
    'Cause you don't understand me
    You condemn me
    'Cause you don't understand me
    You condemn me
    'Cause you don't understand me

    Fuck!

    The sin and the sentence
    Penance in the fire
    The sin and the sentence
    The plagues grip your throat Writer/s: Corey Beaulieu, Matt Heafy, Paolo Gregoletto
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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