Lethe Lyrics

Dark Tranquillity


publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Mikael Bengt Stanne, Anders Jivarp, Niklas Bo Sundin, Martin Henriksson, Fredrik Johansson
album: Track 2 in album The Gallery
release date: 1995-7-3
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
length: 4:24
lyricist: Niklas Sundin
composer: Martin Henriksson

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Lethe
Give me the drink of the fluid
That disintegrates
And lend me the sweet balm and blessing
Of forgetfulness, empty and strong

Hold me near, unravel the stars
As I speed through the heavens
Speed through the night
For you are my blade and my rope
Your are my
Lethe

In currents of cobalt
You storm through my heart
To sever, to puncture
The memories that burn
Let sweep through the arteries
In sharp stabs of pain
Your talonlike fingers to kill me again

Steal me, invade me and charge me again
For I burn and I shudder
Burn with each movement of

So, cleansed through a floodlight
I appear; reforged and renewed
Caressed by the sweet balm and blessing
Of forgetfulness, empty and strong
Lethe,
Hold me near, my one friend and guide
As I drown through your fingers
Drown through your love
For you are the life I hate
You are my
Lethe

Drag me down, in passionate sighs
With the ocean above me
And flames in my eyes
And grant me a life I can live
Without...

Track Listing

  • 1 Punish My Heaven
  • 2 Silence, and the Firmament Withdrew
  • 3 Edenspring
  • 4 The Dividing Line
  • 5 The Gallery
  • 6 The One Brooding Warning
  • 7 Midway Through Infinity
  • 8 Lethe
  • 9 The Emptiness From Which I Fed
  • 10 Mine Is the Grandeur...
  • 11 ...of Melancholy Burning