Monday, March 21, 2011

Lyrics: Guardian of the Nexus



The last column tells you all about Roshomonics, the song cycle, which includes this.

“Guardian of the Nexus”

“Guardian of the Nexus”



1. She drew a pentagram in the mud of the swamp
A world nearby could not delay
Some pages she recited, elegance and pomp
Za-rehd-Na, from ten thousand years away
Told of world shaking doom in another dawn
Told of power of Thog the Nether Spawn
But the savior arising was itself made of fear
The evil stained-world, brought its burning hands near
A man destroyed by his pride his own hand
Became of the vines and quicksand
Though there’s little more to make him man
Thing that he is, never had he planned

Guardian of the Nexus
Guardian of the Nexus

Chorus:

Though there’s fear in everyone
And everyone’s a setting sun
Other worlds to eat our pain
And one is left with not a thing to gain.
I was there to say aloud/ the last ones even left around
To crush the pyramid so proud
Guardian of the Nexus.

2. Haunted loser’s luck became
The way I came to know your name
You’re no one really there at all
To tred the steps where others fall
And judge no one of these their sins
But with their fear, torment begins
While you and I, are sorts of friends
And why you’re here, who is to blame?


Battle the child from beyond the stars
Duck in the world, and a prince from a jar
Clown enmired with fearsome plays
And we as pawns to act his ways

I’ve found a love and let her go
To leave the life, the horror show
That is the only life I know
Man and unman, in strangest days

Chorus
Though there’s fear in everyone
And everyone’s a setting sun
Other worlds to eat our pain
And one is left with not a thing to gain.
I was there to say aloud/ the last ones even left around
To crush the pyramid so proud
Guardian of the Nexus.

Middle four with synthesizer, middle eight piano
then guitar solo for sixteen bars

3. Viking cut down the rock star
who wrote the joke too far
groupies pleasures turn to fright
beside the house of death, beneath the neon light


So, take me away from this town
Where the books are burning on the ground
by the mad old ones with hate-filled eyes
All the good boys are soon buried


Take me from this town
I’ve walked inside their school
And I’ve seen them all for fools
Crush our spirit with the rules
Make our minds nostalgic jewels

Something mad has pierced the Everglades


Take me away in your van in the night
seeping with the fetid smell
Drive away into the southern night
Drive me from this hell

Chorus:

Though there’s fear in everyone
And everyone’s a setting sun
Other worlds to eat our pain
And one is left with not a thing to gain.
I was there to say aloud/ the last ones even left around
To crush the pyramid so proud
Guardian of the Nexus.


Guardian of the Nexus
Guardian of the Nexus
(Whatever knows fear)
Guardian of the Nexus
(Whatever knows fear)
Guardian of the Nexus.


Dedicated to Steve Gerber
Written by Lue Lyron Copyright 2011 Wingbat Tunes, Integr8dSoulProductions. Whenever it's ready, I'll post a link to the song.

1 comment:

  1. Experiments that failed too many times
    Transformations that were too hard to find
    Poisons in my bloodstream poisons in my pride
    I'm after rebellion I'll settle for lies. --Flaming Telepaths, BOC

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