War of Kings

"War of Kings"
A promise on the edge of madness
An oath amongst the world of men
Gonna drive them into exile
Or never let them breathe again

On that night
Under the raging northern sky
The seeds of legend lie
Slaughtered almost to a man
The war of kings began

In a land thrown into darkness
An army would arise
The heathens died laughing
At the king's men heads bourne high

On that night
Under the raging northern sky
The seeds of legend lie
Slaughtered almost to a man
The war of kings began

The war of kings began

"Hole in My Pocket"
Hear the cry of the battle born
God is working his ways tonight
Way back we owned this road, yeah
But it's a future I can live without
One spark lit up this place
Two sparks, baby, amazing grace
Breakneck speed, can't read the signs
You got me running clean out of time

Let's all pretend
We don't pretend
It's not the end
It doesn't get better than this

Hole in my pocket
Stone in my shoe
Time keeps on winning
What can you do
I just can't stop it
I'm blowin' a fuse
Time keeps on winning
What can you do

Hey baby, how did we get here
Always thought we were already there
Spend my money to buy more time
Now forever's kicking me around
Hey listen, I'm not taking calls
Ain't going back to nothing at all
Against all odds and evidence
I knew my sun was gonna rise again

Let's all pretend
We don't pretend
It's not the end
It never gets better than this

Hole in my pocket
Stone in my shoe
Time keeps on winning
What can you do
I just can't stop it
I'm blowin' a fuse
Time keeps on winning
What can you do

"The Second Day"
On the first day the writers claimed
There's nothing here that can't be explained

On the second day the rumors fly
People talk about an unprecedented lie
On the third day, well, where do I start
The sorrow, the breaking of the human heart

I just wanna scream out her name

There's a place we just cannot reach
There's a light we just cannot see
There's a hope that won't give out
It should be all we talk about
There's a soul reaching out in fear
No reply in the time we're here
We won't forget those faces
We fall to pieces

On the fourth day the pressure will blow
The world is someplace that we used to know
On the fifth day no direction home
Empty sky, hollow Earth, all is gone

I just wanna scream out her name

There's a place we just cannot reach
There's a light we just cannot see
There's a hope that won't give out
It should be all we talk about
There's a soul reaching out in fear
No reply in the time we're here
We won't forget those faces
We fall to pieces

On the second day the rumors fly
People talk about an unprecedented lie

There's a place we just cannot reach
There's a light we just cannot see
There's a hope that won't give out
It should be all we talk about
There's a soul reaching out in fear
No reply in the time we're here
We won't forget those faces
We fall to pieces

"Praise You"
There's some shadows in a courtyard
Dearly pictured in my mind
Two young lovers moving slowly
A desire they can't hide

I wanna thank you
I wanna thank you
Let it be said

I wanna praise you all over
I wanna praise you all right
From the first time I saw you
I just gotta be in your mind

There's a city, our city
Brought us together in our time
I was drifting, I look around me now
And I know I did, I did something right

I wanna praise you all over
I wanna praise you all right
From the first time I saw you
I just gotta be in your mind

I wanna praise you all over
I wanna praise you just right
From the first time I had you
I just gotta be on your mind

I wanna praise you, wanna praise you, wanna praise you
All over, all over, all over
From the first time I had you
I just gotta be in your mind

I just gotta be

"Nothin' to Ya"
Of all the streets, of all the days
You just had to invade my space
Of all the moves, of all my crazy moves
Just had, it just had to be made on you
Oh, c'est la vie

If you swear that I mean nothin' to ya
Hand on heart, no, I can't do it for ya
But if you're lying I'll be coming for ya
If you swear that I mean nothin' to ya

Of all the lows, of all the highs
I just had to, had to make 'em mine
Of all the words, of all our fights
It became the best years of my, the best years of my life
Oh, c'est la vie

If you swear that I mean nothin' to ya
Hand on heart, no, I can't do it for ya
But if you're lying I'll be coming for ya
If you swear I mean nothin' to ya

If you swear I mean nothin' to ya
There's nothing I can do for ya
If you're lying I'll be coming for ya

If you swear that I mean nothin' to ya
Hand on heart, no, I can't do it for ya
But if you're lying I'll be coming for ya
Can you swear I mean nothin' to ya

I mean nothin' to ya

"California 405"
I know it's late but I've had enough
Let's go for a drive, baby, shake it up
The headlines cut so deep these days
You give me that spark to light up the place

It's like we're going nowhere
With just enough light to see

Now we're rollin' down California 405
The night is open wide
Oh, how this world has changed
But tonight we're free again
Baby to whatever end

Well, no one is foolin' anyone
No exit signs on the road we're on

Headin' out to nowhere
With just enough light to see

Now we're rollin' down California 405
The night is open wide
Oh, how this world has changed
But tonight we're free again
Baby to whatever end

"Days of Rock 'N' Roll"
Somebody told me it's all the same now
Somebody told me we've had our turn
I gotta believe that time's still ours
I gotta believe it's still ours to burn

The light seems to be fading
I'm crawling back into that hole
Where the soul seems to awaken
Them days of rock 'n' roll
Days of rock 'n' roll

Somebody told us to shake and shiver
He left the building not long ago
Somebody sold us down the river
Full of scratches and bullet holes

It comes raging out of nowhere
Like some wreckage to behold
We still drink out of the fountain
Of them days of rock 'n' roll
Days of rock 'n' roll
Days of rock 'n' roll

It comes raging out of nowhere
Like some wreckage to behold
We still drink out of the fountain
Of them days, them days of rock 'n' roll
Days of rock 'n' roll
Days of rock 'n' roll

"Children of the Mind"
In a house of stories
Build a temple in your name
Live my whole existence
Crawling back again

Children of the mind
No sun, no moon, no sign
Stealing light, stealing time
Children of the mind
Children of the mind

Carve your name in stone
I'm howlin' at your feet
I'll cave with my resistance
Will be the life and death of me

Children of the mind
No sun, no moon, no sign
Stealing light, stealing time
Children of the mind
Children of the mind, yeah

Children of the mind

"Rainbow Bridge"
Like all the rivers we have flown together to the sea
Like all the stars that have aligned to something heavenly
Like all the forces of the dark we're creating below
Nothing can touch the living hope the human spirit owns

So we run across the rainbow bridge
We're running for our lives and mistakes we made
Until there's nothing to forgive
We rage across, we rage across the rainbow bridge

Just like we crossed so many lands just to be here now
Well, we're still longing for a place we know nothing 'bout
Hey

So we run across the rainbow bridge
We're running for our lives and mistakes we made
Until there's nothing to forgive
We run across, we rage across the rainbow bridge

We rage across the rainbow bridge
We're running for our lives and mistakes we made
Until there's nothing to forgive
We rage across, we rage across the rainbow bridge

"Angels (With Broken Hearts)"
We build our wings
In so many ways
We build our hope
It's the last thing to fade
And we build our love
Please don't take it away

Out of the night
Come these angels with their broken hearts
They watch us tear this world apart
Oh no
Out of the night
Come these angels with their broken hearts
For you, yeah

We build our lives
Hopefully the one that we choose
We keep our faith
When there's nothing left to lose
And we give our hearts
Please don't tear them apart

Out of the night
Come these angels with their broken hearts
They watch us tear this world apart
Oh no
Out of the night
Come these angels with their broken hearts
For you
Here's what they're saying

Out of the night
Come these angels with their broken hearts
They watch us tear this world apart
Out of the night
Come these angels with their broken hearts
They watch us tear this world apart
Apart

"Light It Up"
I was circling 'round like a lost dog at night
Sniffin' around for some sign of life
Then Sammy sang and it felt so right
It started up a fire that's never been put out

'Cause every star is a fading sun
Let's light it up
Every kid got to hit the ground and run
Let's light it up
Oh, light it up

Now things began to change in my neighborhood
The girls were looking pretty and the booze began to taste so good
Every generation's gotta go ''round the bend
Take a little trip and hopefully get back again

'Cause every star is a fading sun
So come on,  light it up
Every kid got to hit the ground and run
Let's light it up

'Cause we want it, yeah, we want it
We can have it, so let's have it
Yeah, we want it, yeah, we want it
We can have it, let's have it
Let's have it

Every star is a fading sun
Hey, let's light it up
Every kid got to hit the road and run
Come on, let's light it up
Let's light it up

"Vasastan"
CD Digipak/Japanese edition bonus track
Instrumental

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