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Track list: (Click for sample. Lyrics below)

1. Another Time (4:21)

2. Another Day (5:31)

3. The Family Secret (5:19)

4. Leon (4:36)

5. Rumours At Speak (7:01)

6. Mountain Inside The Stone (5:24)

7. In Your World (4:24)

8. Broken Defence (4:30)

9. A Battle (5:54)

10. Sail (9:07)

Total running time: 56:01

ANOTHER TIME

What a day
The dark side of the earth was shining
Fireworks entertained stars far away

Then a silence came to visit upon the land
The disagreement is dealt with,
and nothing is left to say

In course of time nature will find
how to make use of the poison inside
Another time something will rise
and make a weapon for hunting
out of the bough that it found

It's not the same
The sun returns, but who's to see it
Fading species not able to breathe

Nothing stands against the ravages of...
time flies when no one notices
So we kind of left without a trace

In course of time nature will find
how to make use of the poison inside
Another time something will rise
and make a weapon for hunting

In course of time nature will find
a way to make use of the poison inside
Another time someone will rise
and make a weapon for hunting
for someone to die

LEON

On top of the building
To stay out of sight
Thousands of blind eyes
Watching as they lie down

But no one saw
The big and the small
Coming closer, through the rooftop door
Preparing to clean, and for self preservation
In between and over the walls

Leon is rising
From his lonely war
He’ll be surviving
For one person more
This can’t be done without the ability to fly
He knows it well
But he’s willing to try

Leon is raising
His head from the floor
She’ll be surviving
In her lonely war
Leon is done,
and he shares his last goodbyes
Triumph is plain
In the look in his eyes

IN YOUR WORLD

A rose in the prime of life
has seen harder days
Be aware that time can change
the things you trust and know
but never leave you

Can't you see, don't you realize
The future lies down to yourself
it's your right

As I stare into your eyes
I see a trace of your world
When you stare, you melt the ice
With all your warmth from inside

Maybe your future is
a memory from the past
and dreams are a notion hidden
deep within a chest

Can't you see that the warming light
in the room that night
came from the deep of your eyes

I'll be there, light up the night
And don't ask me why
When I'm there, your tears have dried
Who's watching you when you cry

How was yesterday
In your world
Who was there to see
your eyes when they died

ANOTHER DAY

Words in a letter came from far away
Written for comfort, feelings on display
No more rain
from the sorrow of an eye
No more lies inside me,
never have I been betrayed

I've been fooling myself,
these words tell the truth
In their lovely way
they're state of the art

Temptations - I can recall
There will be a day
We can feel that way again
Dimensions – Another day

A voice in my mind
keeps bringing me down
Like icy fingers spin a tale of today
Can't refrain
'cause I'm leaving one more time
Someone cries inside me,
someone cries your name

I've been fooling myself,
these words tell the truth
In your lovely way
you're state of the art

Temptations - I can recall
There will be a day
I will feel that way again
Dimensions - Another day
Time is on our side
brings us back home

RUMOURS AT SPEAK

A man had to kill a dog yesterday
'cause a dog killed a man last week
It's justice and right, 'n' people feel safe
The rumours told me so

Lights blown out by a boy turning five
'wished him well,
for a hundred years to stay alive
Parents proud, such a crucial test
The rumours claim he's the greatest

I came to this place (I know their rain)
A speaking likeness to my home
Rumours at speak tell me this place is wrong
I shouldn't stay for long

The other day a girl got a guest
The kind she didn't neither want nor expect
Now he's with people
that are paid for their care
The rumours say the girl is nowhere

A madman went out just to have fun
Playing games with some lives and a gun
He was sentenced, but behaved,
now he's out on parole
The rumours say he laughs again

BROKEN DEFENCE

He had a weakness
and he looked up to you
Asked if you could stay
for a while

Felt like a time bomb
ticking the rhythm of his heart
Asked if you were afraid
of the night

Is there a reason for breaking his heart

I see him in my mind
(I) hear his voice, calling your name
I feel the needs of his heart
and I feel it's aching

He locked the door
and threw away the key
You broke down his defence
in one night

Now he's building words
to give his feelings spoken meaning

I see him on the wall
See the mirror, reflecting my face
I see the loss of a heart
And I feel it's aching

 

SAIL

The floating through the open spaces
Shooting-stars and turning pages
Nothing less than nothingness,
infinities of uncertain lost caresses
fills the emptiness

The planets are only there now,
to show where they're not
Spins around themselves
with all that they have got

Find the way by accident
every time they move
Though it could be different
the senses still approve

No shape or form confirms what's going on
Sometimes it's dark in powerful light
and melody in a silence made from song

Questions from natural wit
An arrow the moment it hits
A secret the minute it's told
Heat from within all the cold

A chance is burned, it's justified
Problems solved on the other side

Watch the tide as it grows and fades away
In the night the day is left astray
Remember it's easier to hide
Problems solved on the other side

Safer, colder, stranger
There will be other conditions later

Harder to hide, and easy to find the way
Circles, waves and better days
Through the universe we sail

 

THE FAMILY SECRET

(Chapter IX of “The Fated Line”)

They're concealing things from you
they tell you lies
You try to be a member of the family tree
Suspicions rise

You walk over, watch over and wonder
in woods that make you smile
But the view is limited these places
The trees won't tell you anything
Rest for a while

Kind people make you feel welcome
She needs you the way you need her
Tells you nothing, you're lonesome
not knowing what happened one year
Long ago

The family secret
that makes their mood so strange sometimes
You search for it
you make water from wine

Feel like you don't belong
Entered into relations so strong

The family secret
they try to forget, you try to be blind
They run from it
they make water from wine

The family secret
that makes their mood so strange sometimes
You search for it
they make water from wine

MOUNTAIN INSIDE THE STONE

I'll make a vow to keep, somehow
To make it last, when I can't live without

I've got two ways to go
Both seem to lead to the death of my soul
Watching you, it hits me hard
Who am I to tear our lives apart

I need some help, I need it now
Decisions made for me, I'm not proud
In a way, I am a child
Without parents to tell wrong from right

I'll make a vow to keep, somehow
To make it last, when I can't live without
By my own hand, I must make it alone
I'll build my mountain inside the stone

It was me that they saw
Running on empty and out of control
Watching you in your sleep
'bid farewell and I'm in too deep

I'll take that sand and make a crown
To make it feel like I'm looking down
The way I sit watching from my throne
I'm a mountain inside the stone

I made a vow I'll keep, somehow
To make it last, when I can't live without
Carving it in, my position is shown
It is my mountain inside the stone

A BATTLE

It has been less, it has been more
it has been different before
It has been changed in colour and shape
What is the use? Why is it here?
What is the use?

Somewhere inside, it has been placed
and shadows from all of our days
can be traced
Victimizing, sterilizing, and understandably
draining colour from your face

Mirrors of the soul, reflecting
Open sections, dreams connecting
- I'm feeling strong, this is where I belong

Mirror in a well describing
open fields of understanding
- No medal is hung,
and the battle remains unsung

Into the seas of compromising
Pressure inside - tension rising
Sudden awareness equalizing
the pitfalls and the steep hills of your pride

 

 All lyrics by R.E.Nyland. Additional info, and all lyric appendixes, are to be found in the booklet. The album is available on a number of web shops and retailers all over. Recommended purchase!!!

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