Our Solemn Hour

Album: The Heart of Everything (2007)
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  • Sanctus Espiritus redeem us from our solemn hour
    Sanctus Espiritus insanity is all around us
    Sanctus Espiritus! Sanctus Espiritus! Sanctus Espiritus!

    In my darkest hours I could not foresee
    That the tide could turn so fast to this degree
    Can't believe my eyes
    How can you be so blind?
    Is the heart of stone, no empathy inside?
    Time keeps on slipping away and we haven't learned
    So in the end now what have we gained?

    Sanctus Espiritus, redeem us from our solemn hour
    Sanctus Espiritus, insanity is all around us
    Sanctus Espiritus, is this what we deserve
    Can we break free from chains of never-ending agony?

    Are they themselves to blame, the misery, the pain?
    Didn't we let go, allowed it, let it grow?
    If we can't restrain the beast which dwells inside
    It will find it's way somehow, somewhere in time
    Will we remember all of the suffering
    'Cause if we fail it will be in vain

    Sanctus Espiritus, redeem us from our solemn hour
    Sanctus Espiritus, insanity is all around us
    Sanctus Espiritus, is this what we deserve
    Can we break free from chains of never-ending agony

    Sanctus Espiritus, redeem us from our solemn hour
    Sanctus Espiritus, insanity is all around us
    Sanctus Espiritus, is this what we deserve
    Can we break free from chains of never-ending agony

    Sanctus Espiritus, redeem us from our solemn hour (solem hour)
    Sanctus Espiritus, insanity is all around us (all around us)
    Sanctus Espiritus, is this what we deserve
    Can we break free from chains of never-ending agony Writer/s: MARTIJN SPIERENBURG, ROBERT WESTERHOLT, SHARON DEN ADEL
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, SPIERENBURG MUSIC PUBLISHING, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Danielle from Kettering, OhThis is one of my most favorite songs.lol. I thought it had something to do with Hitler or the Holocaust at first. But oh well cuz I can still use it for my project. :D
  • Mike from Evansville, InI really like this song. But the first time I heard it, "Sanctus Espiritus" sounded to me like "Santa's in Speedos". Though I am just a dumb blond... lol
  • Nikki from Marysville, OhI have this song stuck in my head
  • David from Chicago, IlThe Churchill sspeech heard in the background is his first broadcast as prime minister -- the text of which can be found here:
    http://www.winstonchurchill.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=392
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