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This night will fall like any other
Daylight subsides and shadows crawl
Up from under black corners hiding
Something stirs, oh so restless
Cracked windows open wide
Deadbolt turns, doors creak open
Whispers and moonlight there to guide

Come raise your lantern to the sky
Can we illuminate this night?
We'll dance like heathens around our flame
While the world sleeps we are awake

The blackbird calls, it sings the chorus
While the gathering swells
The flames grow tall right before us
As drums keep pounding
And the mass is now effusing
Bodies pressed and tangled
Yes, we revel in confusion
Our inhibitions thrown into the fire

Come raise your lantern to the sky
Can we illuminate this night?
We'll dance like heathens around our flame
While the world sleeps we are awake

Here in the dark we are safe from the judgment
Now arm in arm locked tight so no one gets in
The heaven-sent, they call you hell-bent
But hell is not where we're going
Hell's where we've been

Come raise your lantern to the sky
And let's illuminate this night
We'll dance like heathens around the flame
And while the world sleeps we are awake

Raise your lantern to the sky
And let's illuminate this night
We'll dance like heathens around the flames
While the world sleeps we are awake

(Raise your lantern to the sky)

Yeah, we are awake
We are awake



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