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This is a call to arms, gather soldiers
Time to go to war
This is a battle song, brothers and sisters
Time to go to war

Did you ever believe?
Were you ever a dreamer?
Ever imagine heart open and free?
Did you ever deny?
Were you ever a traitor?
Ever in love with your blood lust and need?

This is a call to arms, gather soldiers
Time to go to war
This is a battle song, brothers and sisters
Time to go to war

Ever want to be free?
Do you even remember?
Want to be God, the Devil like me?
Ever want to just stop?
Do you want to surrender?
Or fight for victory?

Here we are at the start
I can feel the beating of our hearts
Here we are at the start

Darkness falls, here comes the rain
To wash away the past and our names
Darkness falls, here comes the rain
To end it all, the blood and the game

Far, far away in a land that time can't change
Long, long ago in a place of hearts and ghosts
Far, far away in a land that time can't change
Long, long ago in a place of hearts and ghosts

This is a call to arms, gather soliders
Time to go to war (Far, far away...)
This is a battle song, brothers and sisters
Time to go to war (Long, long ago...)
This is a call to arms, gather soliders
Time to go to war (Far, far away...)
This is a battle song, brothers and sisters
Time to go to war

This is a call to arms, we own the night
This is a battle song, we own the night



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    UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 12:28 am
    Its a song about starting over. Its about not letting past mistakes or failures get in your way. Its about living out those dreams you gave up on not because you really wanted to but rather because "realtiy" forced you to. It is about living out your present as if you never gave up on your dreams or never made those mistakes. Its about fighting the mindset that we have to settle in life and defeating it by striving for the life we actually wanted. Time to go to war...
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 11, 2012 at 3:44 am
    It's called vox populi, or 'voice of the people' in latin. It's about the people who are united under a common cause and fight for what they believe in.

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