Dragons & Butterflies

by Quiet Earth

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released October 12, 2018

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Track Name: The Apparition
How cold and hostile was the night,
How relentless the dark and narrow streets. My proper body remained behind,
Stiffened in the old life’s mouldy seeds.

Infinity between us, the sun has lost it’s light. Searching for the new life I wander through the night.

Can you show me a light in the sky,
A light in the dark, a light in my life.
I could follow that light in the sky,
The light of this book, the light of perception. Can you show me a light in the sky,
A light in the dark, a light in my life.
I will follow the light in the sky,
A light that will guide me to you - only to you!

All that made me up was brought to nothing
By the light of this book.
Clouds steeped in flames,
The sea seems to clothe in a deep purple look.

Grim and gloomy nights, my eyes full of tears.
The truth appears before me, a gleam of golden years.

Can you show me a light in the sky,
A light in the dark, a light in my life.
I could follow that light in the sky,
The light of this book, the light of perception. Can you show me a light in the sky,
A light in the dark, a light in my life. I will follow the light in the sky ...

So I started without linger
Into the heart of this new day,
You ordain my destination,
Only you can point my way.
You dispel my hesitation,
Make me take what time will bring. I can smell hail and salvation
And my trust is unchanging.

You dispel my hesitation,
Make me take what time will bring. I can smell hail and salvation
And my trust is unchanging.

Can you show me a light in the sky,
A light in the dark, a light in my life.
I will follow the light in the sky,
A light that will guide me to you - only to you!

You dispel my hesitation,
Make me take what time will bring. I can smell hail and salvation
And my trust is —— unchanging.
Track Name: The Dragon
Under the mountain tall and dark
Where fires glow with heat and spark
Beneath the ground where creatures dwell
Delusions right from out of hell

Under the mountain dark and tall
The king has come unto his hall
His foe is dead, the worm of dread,
And ever so his foes shall fall

The sword is sharp, the spear is long;
The arrows swift, the gate is strong;
The heart is bold that looks on gold;
The Dwarves no more shall suffer wrong!
Ohohoho - The arrows swift, the gate is strong;
Ohohoho - The Dwarves no more shall suffer wrong, Suffer wrong!

The Dwarves of yore made mighty spells
While hammers fall like ringing bells.
In places deep where dark things sleep,
In hollow halls beneath the fells.

On silver necklaces the strung,
The light of stars, on crowns they hung;
The dragon fire from twisted wire
The melody of harps they wrung.
Ohohoho - The light of stars, on crowns they hung;
Ohohoho - The melody of harps they wrung,
Harps they wrung!

The mountain throne once more is freed!
O wand'ring folk the summons heed!
Come haste - come haste - across the waste!
The king of friend and kin has need!
Now call we over mountains gold:
"Come back unto the caverns old!"
Here at the gates the king awaits,
His hands are rich with gems and gold.

Hail the king of friends
Hail the king of friends

The king has come unto his hall
Under the mountain dark and tall.
The worm of dread is slain and dead,
And ever so our foes shall fall!
Track Name: Every Light Went Out
It’s like every light went out!

Funny how things have changed so fast nowadays. I’m still what you believe.
It’s getting darker before dawn
With no head held high! Come on go down!
Eyes open. Stare at the sun!
I’m not afraid of everyone
Who’s coming out, who steals the sounds Of our fancy underground!

It’s like every light went out!

I forgot your name

It’s even harder to feel the same like years before! Two years right now,
It feels like every light went out!

Shimmering lights before I wake up Losing every part of my ground. And look - how I woke up
With dreams no longer true!

Take a drink and take my life.
Why don’t you come over here
And dance with me!
It’s your time and it’s your pride.
So come over here and dance with me!
Track Name: The Butterfly
I have always known
that I don’t belong
To those creatures of night,
‘cause my nature’s too strong
Since I spread these wings
and felt I could fly
I have known I could leave
the night world behind

Can’t you see that I’m different,
a beauty of day
a colourful butterfly
finding his way
between tulips and daffodils,
sweet honey taste
without pleasure of sunlight,
my life is a waste.

O you precious light, you entice me so much
my wings long to reach for your velvet touch
I’ll approach your domain to ease my desire
to unite our beauties in endless fire

So my only desire is
to live in the morning
Never hearing the ugly moths
whisper their warning
Beware of the light,
it’ll do you harm
Our world is the night,
we’re not made to feel warm

In the distance a light,
it must be the sun
So I’m spreading my wings,
now my new life’s begun
hear the moths as they whisper
and laugh in my back
they don’t see my true nature,
this terrible pack

O you precious light, you entice me so much
my wings long to reach for your velvet touch
I’ll approach your domain to ease my desire
to unite our beauties in endless fire

I’ll approach your domain to ease my desire
to unite our beauties in endless fire

Goodbye to you dark world
that treated me wrong
Here I fly to you, daylight,
I’m coming along
How you’re warm, even hot,
how you’re sparkling so bright
I’m melting, I’m burning, I am heat,
I am light –
I AM LIGHT!
Track Name: Pictures
Pictures are silent.
Only you have the chance to make them live. Only to you they tell stories.

Explain them, and you will touch me. Like me touching my image of you, Which comes alive in my memory.
Feel it!

Time is declining.
One's light is the other one's darkness. One's sorrow is the other one's happiness.

And the brightness of the mountain shines in the water. Be an oasis living in the desert.
The mirror reflects your touch.

From a distance people live so closely together. Coming nearer you realize the truth.
A world at peace is in your hands.

I wish we were a mirror:
We could live as an oasis in the desert,
We could shine as clearly as the mountain in the sea... All silent pictures are in my brain.
I wish they'd shine for you, but
I try in vane.
Ooooh...

Life is like a picture;
Communication makes it worth your while; It won't be life
Unless you make it - live!
Track Name: My Dear Kate
We know the way it goes
When love’s so strong hate also grows

This heart I hear feels like
It turned into a sponge of fears
Which is yours and which is mine
No matter at this time

We’ve got so far it aches
We built the house and sealed the gates

I’m afraid to see
Walls crash in front of me
Which is first and which will stand
A matter in your hand

Make no mistake, make no mistake, dear Kate
We break what we give and tear what we take

Make no mistake, make no mistake, dear Kate
We grow what we dread an kill what we’ve fed
Track Name: Colours
Take a look at life around you
Never easy, often hard
Fight the battle on your own (now)
Left alone, no bodyguard

Broken dreams and disillusion
Disappointment all the way
Search for better circumstances
Find frustration everyday

Got no break to take a breather
Daily grind destroys your soul
There’s no time for human feelings
You’re too weak to set a goal

Enemies around the corner
Sympathy you’ll never find
Everyday you’re under pressure
Thoughts of murder on your mind

Life can be hard
Just like a rainstorm
It strikes you down
Feeling like a worm
Picture of misery
Your heart in pain
Stand alone (and nude)
In the pouring rain

Once love appears,
Everything has changed
Sun breaks free
All black clouds are gone
Oh yes, when love appears,
Everything has changed
Start your journey
Into a new life

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