Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube
Skip to YouTube video

Loading player…

Scrobble from Spotify?

Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform.

Connect to Spotify

Dismiss

A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site.

Penthos: Lament - Lyrics

Without me you not pleasure
Without me you not bliss
Without me the mind would unravel
To a permanent state of remiss

Neither above not below
Neither blessed nor unhallowed

I dwell in all that's hollow

This world will carry my throne
A sovereignty of branch and bone

I dwell in all that's hollow

The weight of an unliftable stone
Intractable power, I can't be overthrown
I dwell in all that's hollow

I remain misery and sorrow

I Lament the wounds that fortune deals
I remain in all that's unhealed
For I am as much a part of life as life itself

These roots grow from me to the earth and into all of its
Beings
I am not a benign, nor hostile ever presence

Pull up roots, burn down trees
I will exist, always
Tear down entire cities
I will exist, always

Seen by the eyes of many, spoken through the voice of all
Misery is absolute, always

I am the salt in your blood
I am your hands in the fire
There can be no solace without struggle
Through the mine

These roots grow not to restrict
Allow their growth, prevent their control
I am no illness or that which can be cured
There is no departure from what must be endured
For I am not foul
You need me to survive
You need me to realize the worth of life

I am no deirty, I accept no prayer
For I will bring no fortune
Regardless of that which you believe
I am as real as the soil
As the seas which churn
As if to worship fire
Fire still burns

I am the winds of human sorrow
I am the waves of no tomorrow
The time you live is the time you borrow
For I reside in all that's hollow

Writer(s): david porter, richard wiltshire

Similar Tracks

Similar Artists

Don't want to see ads? Subscribe now

API Calls