Khemosynthesis

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released December 25, 2014

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Track Name: Innocence Bloody Innocence
Power, duty, liability
It's a loser's choice
Those who understand the life
Always play innocence

Do represent naivety
Learn those little dirty ploys
Fail and let the others down
Anyway forgive yourself

Blink your eyes and always shift the blame
To the cruel fate or foul play
Hold your honest name

Be a part of something big
An adipose cell
It provides a benefit,
Your conscience now is always clean

There is no more crime for you
No punishment as well
No more doubts and no remorse
For the screw in the machine

Free will is a curse, not a gift at all
Matters only warm pen in a stall
Liberty apalls

Innocence bloody innocence
The perfect indulgence
When one guilt splits into the thousand little “by accident”
Innocence it's a sacred cow
And be aware my friend
Don't encroach on the sacred

Innocence bloody innocence
Is the idol nowadays
Innocence became a common sense
Contest it if you dare
Everyone needs to justify
his own weaknesses
So declare them the virtues

You don't have to make a fair name
You already have it
You have rights to delight and fame
Who says that it's all a cheat?
You can do anything you want
You'll never be condemned, but
Don't encroach on the sacred

Innocence bloody innocence
The perfect indulgence
When one guilt splits into the thousand little “by accident”
Innocence it's a sacred cow
And be aware my friend
Don't encroach on the sacred
Track Name: My Freaky Double
I'm the centre of attention, I am sine qua non
Nothing goes without my participation
But nobody knows that I am on the wreckage door
And they see my freaky incarnation

I'm hiding in my shell
So silent, never making a sound
I count just on myself
If I could trust the people around.
I'm focused on my aim
'cause my departure must be left unseen
I must keep the face
I can't let the disgrace
I never met a trouble
So play my freaky double

Freaky double is laughing, kidding, charming everyone
Elusive, invulnerable and strong
He's my eyes and ears outside and when he comes to me
We become one being not for long

I'm hiding in the shade
My skin is foreboding the flame
I'm just about to fade
The only way to get rid of the shame
I cannot cry for help
The silence will be the only reply.
I must keep the face
I can't let the disgrace
I never met a trouble
So play my freaky double

Our connection's getting weaker
Soon I'll fade away
You'll stay to amuse yourself and others
I shall be unable to control fierce game you play
Breeding strife and seeding the disorder
Be on the spree
Live instead of me
Woe to those who meet you when you'll be left on your own
But for now just cover me as long

I'm hiding in my shell
So silent, never making a sound
I count just on myself
If I could trust the people around.
I'm focused on my aim
'cause my departure must be left unseen
I must keep the face
I can't let the disgrace
I never met a trouble
So play my freaky double
Track Name: Longest Train In The World
There's a train of thousand freight cars
The longest train in the world over
It's leaving a secret railway station
In the darkest midnight time

Gathering the breakneck speed it's
Rushing through the sleeping country
Directly towards the ocean
To conceal the trace of crime

Freight cars are full of the shot
Who came to the square
This morning to speak with the authorities
A machine gun can't hear a voice
But it's good to convince

With no fire on the wings of the bat
The train is tearing at full speed
But one passenger is still alive
Conscious and winced

The longest train in the world
Makes the important work
It helps to purge the inner enemies.
Carrying stealthy load across
The land of joy and harmony

The only survived among the dead
In the cold starlight the faces he sees
Distorted with horror the faces of the people
Whom he knew

Trembling with fear squeezed among bodies.
Slipping in cold blood he moves to the doors
Guessing what can wait him in the dark outside
He's staring into

The longest train in the world
Makes the important work
It helps to purge the inner enemies.
Carrying stealthy load across
The land of joy and harmony

Jump from the train
Jump from the train
Save your life
Jump from the train
Jump from the train
And run away as fast as you can
Jump from the train
Jump from the train
Save your life!

Lonely fire in the gloom
Maybe it's a shelter, he presumes

“Goodnight, you don't look yourself
Take a seat and please calm down
Meanwhile I will make some tea

By the way, I've heard the news
Parties came to an agreement
Now the common people are free”

“You know nothing, I was there
On the sunny morning square
When the bullets filled the air

Oh, I should be dead by now
Who knows how I ran off unhurt
But I'm here and still alive”

“Oh, you're probably overtired
I assure you all were right
for sure, radio never lies

My best friend was in that crowd
And he could confirm my words
But he had to leave us for a while”

“Yes, I saw him in that place
Then I recognized his face
In that train with a bullet trace

Oh my god, why do I dispute
If you listened to the radio
I have no chance to change your mind"

There's a train of thousand freight cars
The longest train in the world over
Rushing through the sleeping country
In the darkest midnight time

There's no more unwished attestors
And unwanted sympathizers
Just one harmless crazy person
Has a thing about some crime.
Track Name: The Room With Green Wallpapers
I'm self-imprisoned in this room
The tiny room with green wallpapers
The window's boarded up and draped
It's my atonement for all night long

I've lost the way to the sacred place
That disappeared long time ago, yeah
Where I rejected a gift of knowledge
And chose a life of a simpleton

I hope one day I'll go out not to the stair landing
When the door opens I will see the sunny glade
And I will find the path forgotten notwithstanding
But not today, but not today, but not today

I've lost a chance that I once had
Since then my life became so shallow
There's no more spirits in the shadows
There's no more magic in the air

But I keep looking for a sign
That door's still ajar for latecomers
And with the dull eyes of the goner
I search it's traces everywhere

I hope one day I'll go out not to the stair landing
When the door opens I will see the sunny glade
And I will find the path forgotten notwithstanding
I'm ready now, this time I will not be afraid

Towards the old declining Sun
Through ancient spruce wood I will run
A happy little boy responding to the call of endless void
Track Name: Khemosynthesis
I'm one of them who were born for the life which no one deserved
Highest peaks of our land are incredibly deep for the delicate dwellers of surface

Creatures of the Sun do not care what goes on right now down below
But the have our whole unfriendly world

We never had neither light nor warmth from the sky luminaries
What we call our sky is shattering pressure and impenetrable darkness

But we're living beside the nipples of mother earth, boiling rills
And we've learned to devour their poisonous milk

Khemosynthesys
Feed from below
We cut off the Sun but we found our own
Heart of darkness, inverted skies
We've learnt to prosper where everything dies.

They try not to think ‘bout us 'cause those thoughts are unbearable scaring
If they could they would hate us because they are guilty of our fate, that burden we bearing

But we have no hate, no impatience and have no thirst for revenge
When the Sun blows out things will be changed

Khemosynthesys
Feed from below
We cut off the Sun but we found our own
Near the Earth mantle we are suckled by abyss
If your Sun blows out
Should we care about?

We didn't choose our fate but it made us strong
Now we're unreceptive to anything wrong
Wrath of the underworld is our commonness
We'll inherit the world after the Sun's death
Don't reflect upon it, enjoy your time
Keep thinking that we are just the silent slime
Our prayers do work, your days're 'bout to shrink
Your Sun burns out faster that you even think

Khemosynthesys
Feed from below
We cut off the Sun but we found our own
Heart of darkness, inverted skies
We've learn to prosper where everything dies.

Khemosynthesys
Life-giving vents
We'll turn our curse into the blessing
Near Earth mantle we suckled by abyss
If your Sun blows out
Should we care about?
Track Name: August Morning
August morning
or the twilight of the damned
I awoke
I don't remember who I am
Only fire is in my lungs
And the mournful premonition

Sky is veiled by the green lacerated shroud
Trees are naked, I'm enveloped in weird cloud
Scraps of memory return
I still have some work undone

All my brothers have been slain
I must battle instead of them

Besieged fortress
and we hardly held defense
They assaulted
But hadn't got a single chance
And to force our troops to bow
they inflicted treacherous blow

Where their bullets and the shells were powerless
There succeeded the green fog, the toxic gas
But they can't just pass us by
One of hundred has survived

Seems its time for me to die
But my rifle is still beside
I can't fire, I'm almost blind
Anyway I still can fight
In place of my brothers who fell

I am rising to my feet
I am gazing to the mist
Not a man but a furious beast
Wanna face our enemies
So eager to send them to hell

When I've done my brother's work
We will join beyond this world

Ranks of shadows
horned helmets with frog eyes
are approaching
I hate the creatures of this guise
I shall have to reap them down
And my bayonet is thirsty

Stopping this horde
Is the only way to earn the rest
And my award is bloody foam upon my chest
Glorious work fell to my share
That's the reason why I'm still here

Brothers, I won't let you down
Brothers, you will be avenged
I will make these cowards groan
I will drown them in my rage
They only have thousand or two

We haven't ordered to retreat
Death can wait for me for an hour
Though my lungs are harshly bleed
But the fortress will be ours
In honor of Russia and you

When I've done our common work
We will join beyond this world

August morning
Wind has dispelled the mist
I can hear it
Whispers me that I'm dismissed
I am free now
I am going to you my brothers
Track Name: Legion Calls
Rome fell, Hannibal has prevailed
The free ones are exterminated or jailed
No more law, just the whims of cruel overseas idols

Those who survived are turned to the scum
Oppressed and absolutely dumb
No hope, all complaints and prayers from this abyss are idle

But we haven't forgotten
The glory of Rome
We trust that one day
We'll bring back our home

In our tabooed dreams
Battle lines of iron
Standards crowned with eagles
Rebirth of the Empire
In the night of Rome
We bring near the daybreak
Even dead will rise when legion calls

We're hiding in the dark heart of Carthage
We're still reliving that carnage
But cowards turned themselves into fatherland haters

They catch leftovers from the table
They think that our shame is stable
And glorify the generosity of the Carthage liberators

They will never bribe us
With their false well-being
They play as worthy men
But their contentment stinks

We will brush away
The dust of the traitors
There's no sight more fair
Than death of the dictator
In the night of Rome
We bring near the daybreak
Even dead will rise when legion calls
Track Name: Thirst
Here I am unseen, unheard
I just left behind the world
With my memories and fears
Locked in my own stream of time
I can feel things passing by
I can see all but I'm not here

There is nothing more to gain
No more pleasure, no more pain
Only aloofness and ennui
No more colors, no more taste,
Only rest of life to waste
Slowly falling from the acme

I am used to live this way
I'm just spending day by day
Doing little things for no one
Yellow dusk and icy stars
Treacherous weakness, hidden scars
That's the only world I know now

But a part of inner self
Still awaits for something else
And keeps trying to arise
But its an unequal struggle
Direct threat and dirty juggle
Always force it to remise

Then thirst rises up again
Then thirst rises up again
Maelstrom's in the sky
That's engulfs my mind
There's thirst rises up again

When I slake my deadly thirst
All around drowns in the mist
And relief comes for a moment
I can spread my withered wings
I can cope with anything
I'm a god until next morning

And I run delusively free
Canopy of dying trees
Covers me from hostile glares
I have just the rest of night
To forget my constant blight
‘till the sunlight brings despair

Then thirst rises up again
Then thirst rises up again
Maelstrom's in the sky
Dead soul last desire

Is this the occasion
To make the self donation?
The gates are open wide for a slave.

I spurn this path
I have my pride and wrath
Another golden way I pave

I don't cry
See my grin
Here I am
to stay in

"You haven't got a place among the living
You are not welcomed in this world
Your mistakes are not forgiven"
Said me the the angel with flaming sword

You don't care about me
So I will never beg you
I'll just take the place that's mine

Deny me, betray me
I spit upon your favour
I won't remain inside this shrine

There's the world we maintain
I'm a link of that chain

"Son of a bitch, next time try harder
But anyway now we are done
Trees are like horsemen in your garden
Leave with them before the dawn"

Then thirst rises up again
There's thirst rises up again
Maelstrom's in the sky
A prolonged dying
There's thirst rises up again