Katatonia - Gateways of Bereavement Lyrics

Katatonia Dance of December Souls cover art
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I stand as I cry
Mourning in the silent rain
Death will light my burden
Endless is my sorrow
Gateways so dark
All these years of dying

Gone are dreams of velvet voices
I am you, we were one
Vast are fields I walk
Where sorrow never dies
The sky unities with the blackened rain
Summon with my tears
Now descend on winter wings
My withering soul.

Let me die.
Gateways of bereavement
A temple of guilt
Falling deep
Embraced in grief
My withering soul
Let me die

Farewell life and all I died for
Now my time is over on earth
Another journey has begun
Alone I died, not praying for mercy
Nor praying for salvation
A lonely journey in a darkened dream
Time has come to spread my wings

Slow
Descending from a silent sky
Death comes to take me away
And from the gateways you hear me
Cry
I love you
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Seven Dreaming Souls (intro)
  • 2 Gateways of Bereavement
  • 3 In Silence Enshrined
  • 4 Without God
  • 5 Elohim Meth
  • 6 Velvet Thorns (of Drynwhyl)
  • 7 Tomb of Insomnia
  • 8 Dancing December


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Anders Nystrom, Jonas Petter Renkse
    album: Track 2 in album Dance of December Souls
    release date: 1993
    popularity : 92 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Black Metal/Doom Metal/Gothic Metal
    length: 8:16
    producer: Katatonia and Dan Swanö
    drums: Jonas Renkse
    lead vocals: Jonas Renkse
    engineer: Dan Swanö
    arranger: Jonas Renkse and Blackheim
    guest keyboard: Day Disyraah
    guitars: Blackheim
    bass: Israphel Wing
    composer: Blackheim
    lyricist: Jonas Renkse
    Album Information
    label: No Fashion Records
    country(area): Sweden
    format: CD
    barcode: 6660666000055
    script: Latin