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Paradise Lost - Shades of God

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Paradise Lost'1992

Shades of GodRelease by: Music for Nations (MFN)

Paradise Lost - Shades of God
The length can be different in the booklet, in the player and on the different disks.
1. Mortals Watch the Day

(05:12)

2. Crying for Enternity

(07:04)

3. Embraced

(04:29)

4. Daylight Torn

(07:52)

5. Pity the Sadness

(05:04)

6. No Forgiveness

(07:32)

7. Your Hand in Mine

(07:08)

8. The Word Made Flesh

(04:40)

9. As I Die

(03:46)



 
Mortals Watch the Day
Plead forgiveness father
All my troubles fade from view
Pale the four walls surround
Have I madness in my eyes?

While mortals watch the day
Our fear will pave the way
Hidden until the end

See a room of crimson
Nothing I have seen before
Coldness wrapped around me
Struggle not, for hell is here

While tyrants close the doors
Each one will know the score
Sorrow takes it all

Saved the sick of life's bliss
Charity of utmost guilt
Fear the blinded temper
It has lied its way to you...

While mortals watch the day
And light has turned to grey
What lies up ahead

Light shines into your eyes
That I'm blinded by, your eyes
Mortal throughout the days
Until we're saved

Turning to black
I can't see through this
No option from turning away
Will we see another day
 
 
Crying for Enternity
Lying here alone and cold
And I'm waiting for the dawn
Laughter at my every move
As if crippled by my thoughts
And I'm burning cold, burning cold

You prevail in the end (unlike your god's obscenity)
Hating the disgrace (of a child's insanity)
I'm taken all the more
And I'll take all that I see
You'll do it all for me (is this the end - it cannot be)

All the more, you feed off my rejection
All the more, I tear your soul in two

Lonely are my tears of pain
And I'm punished by their cause
I'll rest on my burning throne
A release I move towards is eternal sleep

All the more, I battle through the heartache
All the more, I'd lay myself to rest
 
 
Embraced
Pain... Is what we are waiting for
Lying deep in comfort, I awake now
I cannot believe this tale
I cannot believe the echoes... Or your petty lies

Take away our world, thrown into the stars
Take away our world, worship all that's ours

Cry at echoes in your heart
Lying in the ocean until the end of time
Solitude embracing us
Suicide our hearts embrace
Life and death become the race

Take away the world, hold it to the sky
Take away the world, pity your demise

Array of fear, controls me now
And I cry - in dark despair
 
 
Daylight Torn
I am oppressed by lack of power holding on until the end
Helping me tread on your life, life is the game, strengthen my anger
Reshape the misguided times see me then, die, fate has control of us all
Blemish the quest of all create the dread

Waiting in line, lost in your prayer lost in your insanity
It seems to be real soothing the pain that you feel
Can't find the key to destiny life is your quest, erase your quest

Your chrism is failing you, like poison running through
Does god know what to do, as I tell the harboured truth
While grief lies at your door, for shreds of flesh you've torn
The pain comes back for me, too vague for you too see

Lord, smile at me
My ashes have scattered the plains they won't return again...
Lord stare at me
Wait here for me to rise, rise again, rise again...

Finding the truth, behind lies, logic is paralysed
Feeding the flesh, consuming the rest
You'll reach your end, you'll pay the debts and silently send
 
 
Pity the Sadness
Sadness lives after we die
The pains of life increased outright
Contempt and sins priorities...
To crush good fortune
Morning...

Morning's calm, inside I cry
This painful live has raped my mind
Take me down, slow release
From sorrow's penetration
Morning...

Life is there for me
Hell is there for me

Sunlight greets my open wounds
Morning's light reflects the doom
My soul is free, it lives again
To roam alone in darkness
Morning...

I've cried for god
And I've cried for you
I pray that in the end your sense will break though

Sadness lives after we die
The pains of life increased outright
Contest my sins priorities
Crushed my spirit to its knees
 
 
No Forgiveness
I have seen for myself
The rogues of all life born
And I'm lying through the night
My solemn end
And a cold touch of death
Takes my hand
The only way... The only way

Well, I'm fighting for my life
And I'm wasting away the time I've got left
The only way... The only way

Hearing you talk is a waste of silence
I can't bare... I no longer care

I create the cross that I must wear
And I am flying to my plight successfully
The only way...

Turning around to an empty space
I cried despair... I no longer care

Feelings of remorse
Now locked away, another day, to live again

Feeling the pressure high
Holding on to the fire
 
 
Your Hand in Mine
Pay the deadly price
Lift the fallen prize
Told you soon will die
Sin that sails alight
Carry ungodly crimes
Travelling out of reach
Taking the weight of the night upon my back
You cannot believe the pain that I've seen

Crawling out of life my fire is strong
Can it be, I can't go on
And I'm hurt now, don't turn your back

Changing ways, events prolong
Hidden by the mist, insinuate what's gone

Your hand in mine
We'll reach the sign of plains above us
Your hand in mine
Unholy times of pain relentless

Forced to watch not eagerly
Breaking hearts with words and all ecstasy

Your hand in mine
Reveal all life, uphold all others
Your hand in mine
Are you alive, with flames of sadness
 
 
The Word Made Flesh
It looks to kill
And fails to wait in sight
It twists me from inside
Carry all, heal the sore, I can no longer bleed
What is this, thing I've been, you can set me free
The one I see, a blinded fool corrupting me
From within, worn away

Find, by mind, abusive ways
Allures me from restrain (I'd kill while others rape)
Create the obscene, you can set me free
Sense predicts the scorn
The hour of peace is gone
The one I see, a blind deaf fool - forever be
Burning me...

Worn fools that prey
On a faith filled day
Laughter stays, out of my way
Pass through my dismay
 
 
As I Die
As I die

Stare as eyes uphold me
And wait to see right through
And curse me... The love has crippled you

Shadows haunt the night
Burning my disguise

As I die

Reaping through the truth
Life becomes untrue

Sin the last diversion
My fate will be untouched
Dismissed now, the anger of a fool

Shadows haunt the night
Forgive me as I die

Taking a chance
And take what you gain
My soul it has no price
Total release is out of harms way
Until I can decide
You push me, can't you see, I'm not real
Tears are flowing free, passing by, as I die
 
Lineup:
Nick Holmes - vocal
Gregor Mackintosh - guitar
Aaron Aedy - guitar
Stephen Edmondson - bass guitar
Matthew Archer - drums

Guests:
Robert John Godfrey - keys
Sarah Marrion - vocal
 
Produced by Simon Efemey.



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