I Sleep with the Emperor Lyrics

Virgin Black


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 9 in album Sombre Romantic
release date: 2001-2-12
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length: 2:40

Cover Art


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I shivered
in the warmth of their god
Yet this mansion
is haunted by romance
His servants heal my scars
Anointing me with oil
I am naked and silk on this eve
His body will cradle his bride's
in frailty as I await his kiss
mortality ebbs from me
The pendulum sings
Twelve times it rings
I sleep with the emperor

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Opera de Romanci: I. Stare
  • 2 Opera de Romanci: II. Embrace
  • 3 Walk Without Limbs
  • 4 Of Your Beauty
  • 5 Drink the Midnight Hymn
  • 6 Museum of Iscariot
  • 7 Lamenting Kiss
  • 8 Weep for Me
  • 9 I Sleep with the Emperor
  • 10 A Poet's Tears of Porcelain
  • 11 [silence]