rex irae (requiem) lyrics – celtic frost

introduction
rex lrae …
dream encounter
king wrath:
“you …”
dream voice:
“… have joined your father’s feast
those who saw: essence or fall
floods of dramatic silence
and words, from whom we don’t know”
overture
king wrath:
“let me dream …
flee from false …
i have tasted the weight of l*st
my hands on the skein of height”
dream voice:
“… a pallid death
mirage into dark
the horizons echo your glance
following a detractive sleep”
i am the wrath beneath the heavens
the downfall’s monologue
fallen into the vision of effect
quiet as gods can be
orgies of fear
lnbreeding and death
i have walked carthagia’s sands
l’ve touched those buried walls
i am the …
all mortal is love?
remembrance has won
breathing glorified innonce
quiescence has died therefore
i am the …
remembrance i
king wrath:
“we stood before the portals of babylon
and saw it’s petrified fall
we tasted the wine of persepolis,
as mute as our era’s breath”
dream voice:
“… have seen your decline’s symbols
but carried another life
death was never a fragment of
exalting fantasy …”
remembrance iii

king wrath:
“this last region – last of fire
*rg*smic cries – tears and words
wrath and strenght – oh, gods! for you!
before the throne … – death”
overture: final
king wrath:
“fright and praise
a faded light
intimate rests my book
unwritten what seems true
i am the …”
dream voice:
“art of might!
you remaining king
take your predesessor’s hand
you son of my jade gift …
i am the …”

/ celtic frost lyrics