Canto XXVIII
written by: Jak Locke

version 4:
from Pale Devil Sun: Sacred Malice (December 10th 2020) (4:43)
Dirty electric sunrise, gold dreams of nothing, stained and cold

Revival pyres in the sun again, she never feels the slivers
She makes it so easy to lie when she always asks you to forgive her
Liquid black on the river bank, the cyanide of a lover's tear
Ask of truth and when I answer, listen to the wind and pretend you can't hear
Sister, you can't hear

The air is different out here tonight, heavy with a taste of soured dreams
Promises wrote and forged to my name, she cuts herself on the broken edge
The casualties reach the heavens, who couldn't see this come and go?
Turnabout taken to the tenfold but irony is not a word you'd ever know
So much you'd never know

Out from the sky, cut your losses now and say goodbye
Forget my name if I promise that I'll do the same
Go

version 3:
from Pale Devil Sun: Demo (March 27th 2018) (3:51)
Dirty electric sunrise gold
Dreams of nothing stained and cold

Revival pyres in the sun again, she never feels the slivers
She makes it so easy to lie when she always asks you to forgive her
Liquid black on the river bank, the cyanide of a lover's tear
Ask of truth and when I answer, listen to the wind and pretend you can't hear
Sister you can't hear

The air is different out here tonight, heavy with a taste of soured dreams
Promises wrote and forged to my name, she cuts herself on the broken edge
The casualties reach the heavens, who couldn't see this come and go?
Turnabout taken to the tenfold but irony is not a word you'd ever know
So much you'd never know

Out from the sky
Cut your losses now and say goodbye
Forget my name
If I promise that I'll do the same

version 2:
from Flower of Flesh and Bone (October 7th 2008) (4:45)
Dirty electric sunrise gold
Dreams of nothing stained and cold

Revival pyres in the sun again, she never feels the slivers
She makes it so easy to lie when she always asks you to forgive her
Liquid black on the river bank, the cyanide of a lover's tear
Ask of truth and when I answer, listen to the wind and pretend you can't hear
Sister you can't hear

Scream another lullaby to me
Comfort in the false reality
Addiction
Autumn breeds sweet carrion
Rejected pale beautiful sin
Her tongue is cold on my skin
Veinblossom wet with real joy
You always were my favorite toy

The air is different out here tonight, heavy with a taste of soured dreams
Promises wrote and forged to my name, she cuts herself on the broken edge
The casualties reach the heavens, who couldn't see this come and go?
Turnabout taken to the tenfold but irony is not a word you'd ever know
So much you'd never know

Out from the sky
Cut your losses now and say goodbye
Forget my name
If I promise that I'll do the same

version 1:
from Battery Acid (November 25th 2005) (4:57)
Dirty electric sunrise gold
Dreams of nothing stained and cold

Revival pyres in the sun again, she never feels the slivers
She makes it so easy to lie when she always asks you to forgive her
Liquid black on the river bank, the cyanide of a lover's tear
Ask of truth and when I answer, listen to the wind and pretend you can't hear
Sister you can't hear

Scream another lullaby to me
Comfort in the false reality
Addiction
Autumn breeds sweet carrion
Rejected pale beautiful sin
Her tongue is cold on my skin
Veinblossom wet with real joy
You always were my favorite toy

The air is different out here tonight, heavy with a taste of soured dregs
Promises wrote and forged to my name, she cuts herself on the broken edge
The casualties reach the heavens, who couldn't see this come and go?
Turnabout taken to the tenfold but irony is not a word you'd ever know
So much you'd never know

Out from the sky
Cut your losses now and say goodbye
Forget my name
If I promise that I'll do the same

earliest live performance: September 22nd 2007
expanded from "Dive Bar" (Play Anyway, May 9th 2005) outro taken from a verse of "Behemoth" (Obelisk, February 24th 1999 and others)