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Out Of Exile Updates [Really] 04/06

Saturday, June 04, 2005
Complete lyrics for the new album have been added. You can view them here.

'Out Of Exile' Lyrics

These lyrics are typed out directly from the album insert so they should be 100% accurate.

Your Time Has Come

One fell asleep in the street and he never woke up
One died in pieces in his bed with a head full of gold
One who threatened me long ago I saw him
Melt in the bright light of day
One lay to rest in a field under starlings and crows

I've been wandering sideways
I've stared straight into the sun
Still I don't know why you are dying
Long before your time has come

One took some bullets in the chest in a deal gone wrong
One got a little too depressed so he went and jumped the gun
One got shot right in the face and somehow he survived
But he doesn't know my name or who I am
And I'm not surprised

I've been wandering sideways
I've stared straight into the sun
Still I don't know why you are dying
Long before your time has come
I've been wandering sideways
I've stared straight into the sun
Still I don't know why you are dying
Long before your time has come
Your time has come

I've seen 50,000 names all engraved in stone
Most of them met an early grave years before I was born
All of them left brothers and sisters and mothers behind
Most of their family and friends are still alive and doing time

I've been wandering sideways
I've stared straight into the sun
Still I don't know why you are dying
Long before your time has come
I've been wandering sideways
I've stared straight into the sun
Still I don't know why you are dying
Long before your time has come
Long before your time has come
Long before your time has come
Your time has come

Out Of Exile

When I first came to this island
That I called by my own name
I was happy in this fortress,
In my exile I remained
But the hours grew so empty
And the ocean sent her waves
In the figure of a woman
And she pulled me out to sea

When you come down to take me home
Send my soul away
When you come round you'll make me whole
Send my soul away

On the altar of a sunrise
Was a wedding on the waves
And inside her shown a young light
From her labor I was saved
Though I've traveled long in darkness
In her harvest I'm embraced

When you come down to take me home
Send my soul away
When you come round you'll make me whole
Send my soul away

Now the spires and the gables
Grow in orchards to the sky
And the blessings on my table
Multiply and divide

When you come down to take me home
Send my soul away
When you come round you'll make me whole
Send my soul away

Yeah when you come down to take me home
When you come round you'll make me whole
Yeah when you come down to take me home
Send my soul away
Send my soul away
Send my soul away
Send my soul away

Be Yourself

Someone falls to pieces
Sleeping all alone, someone kills the pain
Spinning in the silence
She finally drifts away
Someone gets excited in the chapel yard
And catches a bouquet
Someone lays a dozen
White roses on a grave

And to be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do

Someone finds salvation in everyone
Another only pain
Someone tries to hide himself
Down inside himself he prays
Someone swears his true love until the end of time
Another runs away
Seperate or united
Healthy or insane

And to be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do

Even when you've paid enough
Been put upon or been held up
With every single memory of
The good or bad, faces of luck
Don't lose any sleep tonight
I'm sure everything will end up alright
You may win or lose

But to be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do

To be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do
And to be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do
To be yourself is all that you can do

Doesn't Remind Me

I walk the streets of Japan til I get lost
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything
With a graveyard tan carrying a cross
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything

I like studying faces in a parking lot
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything
I like driving backwards in the fog
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything

The things that I've loved the things that I've lost
The things that I've held sacred that I've dropped
I won't lie no more you can bet
I don't want to learn what I'll need to forget

I like gypsy moths and radio talk
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything
I like gospel music and canned applause
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything

I like colorful clothing in the sun
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything
I like hammering nails and speaking in tongues
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything

The things that I've loved the things that I've lost
The things that I've held sacred that I've dropped
I won't lie no more you can bet
I don't want to learn what I'll need to forget

Bend and shape me
I love the way you are
Slow and sweetly
Like never before
Calm and sleeping
We won't stir up the past
So descretely
We won't look back

The things that I've loved the things that I've lost
The things that I've held sacred that I've dropped
I won't lie no more you can bet
I don't want to learn what I'll need to forget

I like throwing my voice and breaking guitars
'Cause it doesn't remind me of anything
I like playing in the sand what's mine is ours
If it doesn't remind me of anything

Drown Me Slowly

I've got a will this time don't care what you say
I've got a feeling this will all go away
It's in the wind this time it's in the southern sky
I can't walk on water yet won't even try

So drown me slowly
Enclose me
Drown me slowly alright
Drown me slowly
Enfold me
Drown me slowly

All that I took with me was a bad taste in my mouth
Went all around the world just couldn't spit it out
Just like ground zero was the surface of the sun
That's a sickness I can't fix it not all at once

So drown me slowly
Enclose me
Drown me slowly alright
Drown me slowly
Enfold me
Drown me slowly

Don't let them take you down
You'll leave a better world than you found
Don't let them take you down
You'll leave a better world than you found
Don't let them take you down
Don't let them take you down
Don't let them take you down
Don't let them take you down



So drown me slowly
Enclose me
Drown me slowly alright
Drown me slowly
Enfold me
Drown me slowly

Drown me slowly
Drown me slowly
Drown me slowly

Heaven's Dead

Anchor the night, open the sky
Hide in the hours before sunrise
Pray for me not, I won't lose sight
Of where I belong and where you lie

Heaven's dead when you get sad
I see your wishes fly
Out of time
For the best time you've had

Shipwreck the sun, I'm on your side
An army of one, onward we'll ride
And whisper your songs, birds to the air
We'll bury all our burdens there

Heaven's dead when you get sad
I see your wishes fly
Out of time
For the best time you've had
Heaven's dead when you get sad
I see your wishes fly
Out of time
For the best time you've had

Best time you had
For the best time you had
Heaven's dead when you get sad

Heaven's dead when you get sad
I see your wishes fly
Out of time
For the best time you've had
Heaven's dead when you get sad
I see your wishes fly
Out of time

I'll take it all, arrows or guns
Hundreds or more to save you from one
Save you from one
And where I'll be
Heaven's dead when you get sad

The Worm

Was a time early in life
When I hated everything
Born too young, top of my lungs
Sitting on the bottom rung
Took advice from the wrong shoulder
Took a lot of everything
I've decided to make it alright with my

Halo--I'm complete
Halo--with me underneath
Halo--I'm reborn
I can do no wrong

Black and blue, suffering fools
By the age of seventeen
Low and high, just one more time
Felt like an eternity
Right or wrong, never too strong
Friends became my enemies
God forsaken, never too late with my

Halo--I'm complete
Halo--with me underneath
Halo--I'm reborn
I can do no wrong

You'll stay the same
You'll stay the same
You'll stay the same
You'll stay the same
You'll stay the same
You'll stay the same
You'll stay the same

Halo--I'm complete
Halo--with me underneath
Halo--I'm reborn

Halo--I'm complete
Halo--with me underneath
Halo--I'm reborn
I can do no wrong

Man or Animal

You give me a heart attack
You look like the summertime
You call me an artifact
But I'll save that for another time
I could be rich or poor
I don't need anymore
Keep your love inside the kitchen
You can feed me anything
Leave the feathers on the chicken
Peel the leather from your skin
I can be young or old
Sweet or sad, hot or cold

Man or animal, I don't care at all
Find the antidote underneath the dose
Man or animal, obedient--
Out of control

I will love you more than money
I will breathe you in the smoke
I will drink you in my honey
Sweet and golden down my throat
When you're right, when you're wrong
Head is near, eyes are gone
You can drown my appetite
I will sip your tears at night
You can tie me to a chair
Skin and bones, I don't care
I could be rich or poor
I don't need anymore

Man or animal, I don't care at all
Find the antidote underneath the dose
Man or animal, obedient--
Out of control

Man or animal, I don't care at all
Find the antidote underneath the dose
Man or animal, obedient--
Out of control
Out of control

You give me a heart attack
I will give you more than that
You give me a heart attack
I will give you more than that

Yesterday To Tomorrow

Beauty is what the eyes behold
And you burn brighter than most
I chased you through the midnight streets
To be where I could speak freely

I didn't care what tomorrow held
I felt the world turning only for us
Only bliss now for you and me
Rise up let life's kiss send us reeling

And unlike the times before
From yesterday comes tomorrow
When life comes alive the past moves aside
No regrets and no remorse

We have more than everything
More than man or machine
More than luck
More than fiction
Higher than any religion

And unlike the times before
From yesterday comes tomorrow
When life comes alive the past moves aside
No regrets and no remorse

We'll squeeze the blood out of life
And say goodnight to the silver of old
Even when wrong we're right
Far beyond the world of diamonds and gold
I've come to realise
Where happiness lies
I want you to know I know

And unlike the times before
When life comes alive the past moves aside
No regrets and no remorse

Dandelion

Settle down now and sit with me
Let me tell you how this all came to be
A yellow flower with your petals to the air
And flying on paper wings that brought you here
Summer rolls on in the lazy hours
An ether dream away
Of hummingbirds and clouds
Midnight swims in the cool black waves
And you in my arms as it rolls away

Little dandelion
Let your heart keep time
Now the clouds are gone
All of your tomorrows shine
Oh oh
All of your tomorrows shine
Oh oh
All of your tomorrows shine

Born of restless night the moon as a pearl
Playing games down inside your soft warm world
Hear my voice I know that you can
You're the fire in my eyes
The sun as a man
Seasons come along and seasons go
And what they'll leave behind
I don't pretend to know
I'm afraid that all I've missed
Will loom very large when the darkness lifts

Little dandelion
Let your heart keep time
Now the clouds are gone
All of your tomorrows shine
All of your tomorrows shine
All of your tomorrows shine

I will ride by your side
Wherever you go
I won't run
I won't hide
Just letting you know

Little dandelion
Let your heart keep time
Now the clouds are gone
All of your tomorrows shine
All of your tomorrows shine
All of your tomorrows shine
All of your tomorrows shine
All of your tomorrows shine
All of your tomorrows shine

#1 Zero

Listen now, let me speak
I will be the dog at your feet
And come along when you call
Be the little bird in your straw and sing you a song
I'll be there to take the fall
Though you tread upon me for no reason at all

But just when you think you've left me blind
I will keep you in the corner of my eye

I will never leave your side
Though you call me your number one zero
Your nevermind
I'll be your king, I'll be your pawn
I will build a pedestal and put you upon it

But just when you think you've left me blind
I'll be creeping right up behind
'Cause if I need to
I will keep you in the corner of my eye
Corner of my eye

Down on the street, over your night
Out of your sleep, out of your sight
If I need to, if I need to
Out of your mouth, in every word
Down in your ego, one thing is sure
I will keep you, I will keep you

But just when you think you've left me blind
I will be creeping right up behind
'Cause baby if I need to
Lord, I will keep you in the corner of my eye
I will be the bird in your straw
But you won't get far
I will keep you in the corner of my eye

The Curse

Help me I don't know what I'm doing
Help me before I fall to ruin
And if I'm blind, I will lead you on
Come follow me now, before our time is gone

And as you're laughing at this fool tonight
Let me rid myself of any line that I might use to trip you up
And as I'm howling at the moonlight, don't kid yourself
I will be your luck and never your curse

Help me I don't know what I'm saying
Sometimes this tongue can be betraying
And if I'm wrong, is that such a crime
And if you want, you can set my words to right

And as you're laughing at this fool tonight
Let me rid myself of any line that I might use to trip you up
And as I'm howling at the moonlight, don't kid yourself
I will be your luck

And if your eyes forget to well
And if your eyes forget to tell
And if our paths forget to cross
It doesn't mean you're lost

And as you're laughing at this fool tonight
Let me rid myself of any line that I might use to trip you up
And as I'm howling at the moonlight, don't kid yourself
I will be your luck

And as you're laughing at this fool tonight
Let me rid myself of any line that I might use to trip you up
And as I'm howling at the moonlight, don't kid yourself
I will be your luck
'Cause even at my worst
I will be your luck
Never be your curse

Apology 01/06

Wednesday, June 01, 2005
I wanted to update you with all the new Audioslave stuff, but my phone line was broken, and I couldn't connect to the net. I've got access back tonight but I have to study for tomorrow. Everything will be updated on the 4th or earlier. Promise!