Add Explanation
Add Meaning
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Arch Enemy – The Great Darkness lyrics

[Lyrics: Angela Gossow, Music: Michael Amott]

A greater darkness, my mind's possessed
Disillusioned, numb emptiness
(No hope) I feel a paralyzing fear
(No salvation) faking control
Their coldness hurt me beyond belief

Dominus beo spiritus

Will I burn?
Will I be free?
The great darkness consumed my soul

Diabolus libero spiritus

Blind my eyes, I hate the light
Despair, frustration, regret
Fighting - fighting for what?
Lies, your lies - I feel dead inside
My pain is all I leave behind

A shadow - the only light I followed
Transparent I am - like a ghost

[Lead - Michael]

A far cry from whom I wanted to be
I never found my place, my place nor peace

[Lead - Christopher]

Lyrics taken from

  • Email
  • Correct


      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad