Am I 1? Lyrics

Dark Tranquillity


publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Mikael Bengt Stanne, Martin Brandstrom, Mikael Niklasson, Anders Jivarp, Niklas Bo Sundin, Martin Henriksson
album: Track 9 in album Character
release date: 2005-1-19
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
length: 4:32
drums: Anders Jivarp
electric guitar: Niklas Sundin, Martin Henriksson
electric bass guitar: Michael Nicklasson
keyboard: Martin Brändström
lead vocals: Mikael Stanne

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I grant to you no privilege of person
No sense of self, a denial of choice
It wants out so from all the little bits and pieces
A simple case of lost and found, a wicked new beginning
I don't ever want to see

It's the oldest trick in the book, just like everything you always knew
Turned upon its very end there's nothing left to be
Half a mind to say all the things that bother me today
You better check if it's me, in that "coffin" of yours or just the one you thought you knew

I am one
Who am I?
No character to be lost inside

A mind is hard to please so wander aimlessly
Hands clenched in fists of rage concealed in frustration
There's a part of me that cannot deal
With the character I am forced to be
A thinly veiled plan to lay your world afoot
Lost in community, blind in belonging

Is there really nothing more than this?
The emptiness remains
So put on your brave face and take the plunge again

Track Listing

  • 1 The New Build
  • 2 Through Smudged Lenses
  • 3 Out of Nothing
  • 4 The Endless Feed
  • 5 Lost to Apathy
  • 6 Mind Matters
  • 7 One Thought
  • 8 Dry Run
  • 9 Am I 1?
  • 10 Senses Tied
  • 11 My Negation
  • 12 Derivation TNB
  • 13 The Endless Feed (Chaos Seed remix)