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Disturbed – The Sound Of Silence lyrics

[Intro]

[Verse 1
Hello darkness, my old friend
I've come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain

Still remains within The Sound Of Silence

[Verse 2]
In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone
'Neath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed
By the flash of a neon light
That split the night

And touched The Sound Of Silence

[Verse 3]
And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing songs
That voices never share
And no one dared

Disturb The Sound Of Silence

[Verse 4]
"Fools" said I, "you do not know
Silence like a cancer grows
Hear my words that I might teach you
Take my arms that I might reach to you"
But my words like silent raindrops fell

And echoed in the wells Of Silence

[Verse 5 ]
And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon God they made
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming
And the sign said:
"The words of the prophets
Are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls"

And whispered in The Sound Of Silence...

[Outro]



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The Sound Of Silence meanings

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    A cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s 1964 song of the same name. Annotations that are not specific to this version can be found on the original.
    Style-wise, it differs greatly from both the folk-rock vibe of the original and the typical hard rock/metal style of most Disturbed songs. In their place is an orchestra that booms in crescendo as the song goes on, alongside David Draiman’s own vocals that become more powerful. This has resulted in perhaps the most successful single for Disturbed since Down With The Sickness, topping the US Hard Rock Digital and Mainstream Rock charts as well as reaching #42 on the Hot 100, the highest number charted by a Disturbed song.
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      A cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s 1964 song of the same name. Annotations that are not specific to... Read more →

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