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Sleep and dream of this.
Death Angel's kiss.
Brings final bliss.
Completely.
Empty they say.
Death, won't you let me stay?
Empty, they say.
Death, hear me call your name,
Call your name.
Suicide, I've already died
You're just the funeral I've been waiting for.
Cyanide, living dead inside.
Break this empty shell forevermore.
Wait, wait patiently.
Your death black wings,
Unfolding scream,
Spreading for me.
Empty, they say.
Death, won't you let me stay?
Empty, they say.
Death, hear me call your name,
Call your name.
Suicide, I've already died
You're just the funeral I've been waiting for.
Cyanide, living dead inside.
Break this empty shell forevermore.
Say is that rain or are they tears
That has stained your concrete face for years?
The crying, weeping, shedding strife.
Year after year, life after life.
An air of freshly broken ground
A concrete angel lit right down.
Upon the grave which swallows fast.
It's peace at last, peace at last!
Empty, they say.
Death, won't you let me stay?
Empty, they say.
Death, hear me call your name,
Call your name.
Suicide, I've already died.
You're just the funeral I've been waiting for.
Cyanide, living dead inside.
Break this empty shell forevermore.
Forever more.
Forever more.
It's just the funeral I've been waiting for.



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  • s
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    svusaSep 5, 2008 at 12:49 pm
    This song is about Heinrich Himmler taking a cyanide pill after they captured him. As head of SS and Gestapo, after the war, he only had an empty army.
  • x
    +1
    xX-metallica-xXMar 1, 2009 at 2:12 am
    ya some of the lyrics are jacked up in this song ecspecially at the end of the song i dont know how the got "to end this war" from
  • d
    +1
    deidara101Nov 13, 2008 at 3:27 am
    Sleep, and dream of this
    death's angel's kiss
    Brings finalness
    Don't believe it

    Empty they say
    Death, won't you let me stay?
    Empty, they say
    Death, hear me call your name?
    Ooh, call your name

    Suicide, I've already died
    You're just the funeral I've been waiting for
    Cyanide, living death inside
    Break this empty shell forevermore

    Wait, wait patiently
    Your death by the way
    Unfolding scream
    Spreading for me

    Empty, they say
    Death, won't you let me stay?
    Empty, they say
    Death, hear me call your name?
    Ooh, call your name

    Suicide, I've already died
    You're just the funeral I've been waiting for
    Cyanide, feeling death inside
    Break this empty shell forevermore

    Say is that rain or are they tears?
    A sting your concrete face for years
    The crying, weeping, shedding strife
    Year after year, life after life

    An arrow freshly broken ground
    Concrete angel never lies down
    Upon the grave that swallows fast
    With peace at last
    Oh, peace at last

    Empty, they say
    Death, won't you let me stay?
    Empty, they say
    Death, hear me call your name?
    Call your name!

    Suicide, I've already died!
    You're the funeral I've been waiting for
    Cyanide, living death inside
    Break this empty shell forevermore

    Forevermore
    Forevermore
    It's Just the funeral I've been waiting for
  • Mustakrakish
    -0
    MustakrakishJun 18, 2010 at 1:02 pm
    yeah i luv this song along with pretty much every other metallica song (except for st anger album, but thats my opinion) lol i dunno i dont really like St Anger but anyways im really pleased that Metallica are starting to go back to their old stuff and they are bringing in new stuff too which also sounds pretty kewl
    love metallica, no matter what they do, they will always be the best band ever!!!
  • MetallicAmike
    -0
    MetallicAmikeOct 20, 2009 at 1:01 pm
    Dude give the guy a brake just because he got a few lyrics off doesn't mean you get to act like piss heads towards another metal head.

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