Lyrics

Lyrics from the second Nem-Q album ‘301.81’ (2012).

Oracle

In the mists of my sleeping mind
I was called
Lured
And faced with our future

Black and burning
The aura grabbed me by the throat
And it showed me …

I saw the land
Populated by the trash of life
The litter of today’s world

I just can’t let us fade
I just can’t let us be destroyed
And I just can’t, can’t let us fade
I can’t let us be destroyed
I will never leave to world to die

In the mists of my sleeping mind
I was baffled by truth
Overcome by reason

I overlooked it
I wept
And he told me, how it would end
Tell me how it is
Tell me how it will be
And show me the way
Show me what must be done

Reverting to the mists
The swivelling of thoughts
The burning of my purpose
I woke
I woke in a new world
I woke with a clear vision
Now is the age
To change time

Sweating
Repeating in my thoughts
Are the images beyond the mists
The burning of my desire
Fuelled the images from the mists

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Terra Forma

This dream, this prophecy,
Coming to me every night
I know I’ve been chosen

This dream, this prophecy
Flows through me
I embrace the message, love my oracle

Lead me to perfection
Guide me to divinity
Grant me my immortality

This dream, this prophecy,
Filling me like red wine
Warm and intoxicating

Protect what’s ours
The end justifies the means
I’ll do all what needs to be done
…what needs to be…

And the world will be sweet like nectar
We will harvest the crop from my ideals

The unworthy will yield to our glory
We’ll persist to follow my ideas
And my brothers and sisters will live
The dream of creation will be embraced

By more souls than you can imagine
With them my empire will stand tall
And when that day comes, we will be me…

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New world in progress

A new world in progress
Reshaping the world as I go
Ow, there’s still work to be done
I’ll give the order

There’s still work to be done
So let’s do this

A new world in progress
Taking over on my signal
My march to victory
I’m so close

My dreams
My hopes
Are finally coming true
Just take the last steps
And then we’re free
My following will provide my perfect world
My kingdom

A new world in progress
I’m so close
Just a final push
Before I can rest

Reshaping the world as I see fit
Guided by the lessons of my oracle
Those who do not comply
Will be broken in spirit

All for the greater good
All for the ultimate world

FORWARD

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Perspective part b: Reality

The final day starts off, like any great day starts
The scent of a new dawn
The scent of new promise
Satisfies the morning air
Unaware of Adrian’s tragedy

There’s a racket in the streets
But Adrian does not hear
There are crowds in the street
But Adrian does not notice
His fellows are whispering in the hallways
Poor Adrian, he does not see the signs

The self righteous deputies of moral and the greedy share the same goal
And betray the madman. All for their own reasons And Adrian falls

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Perspective part c: Critical Mass

In the wake of the uprising are those who now dare to revolt
Stand up against the cause of their banishment
Be first rate citizens again
Reclaim their rights to live, and be first rate citizens again

Also the less righteous now crawl out of their holes
To distil the precious from the remains
Keep claim of their own rights
Keep claim of their own lives
To hide their shame and pain caused by their own mistakes
To be first rate citizens again

He cannot believe the betrayal of his life

Adrian, you claimed you ideal world for you alone
Claimed it for yourself and now you are trapped inside it
Trapped, don’t you see?

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Asylum

I need to device my own comfort zone
A place to catch my breath
A place to call my own asylum
Far away from my enemies and friends
Just to get in the right shape to lead

My perfect home
I see it unfolded here before me
Self sustaining, alive, my ultimate design

I’m righteous
My council is so by design
And can rule in my name
But yet I’m troubled
Will my asylum be the way it should be?
Are there any threats to conquer?
Does it all still fit in?
Do they all still fit in?
In my grand design

Now I have my own house, I’m guarded at all times
Just to be safe
Because I love my creation too much
To just let it fall apart

No dawn without the sun
No sun without me
I’m keeping myself safe

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Analysis

There’s no telling, what he will do next
Passive for now, living only in his own mind
There’s no telling, what he will do next

Ignorant at best, but it is not that simple
He doesn’t know what reality is like
He hasn’t faced it yet
He hasn’t faced it yet

Twisted perception
Failing self control
Insane without question
We’d better be careful

We all know what has to be done
We are telling you it is the right thing
You think people fail to see the importance of your idea

Hey! what if you’re wrong
What if you don’t see clearly?

The pictures you have in mind
Sketching what you are
Telling what is real

You think people fail to see the importance of your idea
Your visions are twisted and insane
Listen to me, open up to me
And I’ll save you, show your way out

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Comfort Zone

Look at this broken man!
Not even in charge in his own mind
Sanity evades him like the memory of a dream in the morning

Walking down the hallway
The sound of the wailing, disturbed souls is ever present
The sanatorium is the asylum for his insanity

Shift to the perfect world
Rise in the perfect world
Come full circle

Go now, Breathe,
Ignore the insanity all around you
Save yourself the pain

Shift to the perfect world
Rise in the perfect world
Come full circle

Go now, Breathe,
Ignore the insanity all inside you
Save yourself the pain

Got… to…remain…hidden
Prevent…outside…from coming in

Leave him alone
Leave him all by himself
Living in this lucid dream
Leave him
Leave him

Leave him alone
Leave him all by himself
Living in this lucid dream