Tracks

01. Ancient Winds
02. Here I Am
03. Distant Thunder
04. For Tomorrow
05. Time Will Come
06. Over Your Head
07. Fairy Tale
08. Blind Spell
09. Ritual
10. Pride



01. Ancient Winds

Music by Shaman
[Instrumental]


02. Here I Am

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
Called back in time by the ancient winds
Can't you recall all the memories?
Walking the lost way of those who lived
In loneliness

Think of the joy and the endless days
One step aside and the skies were grey
Is this a life or just a game to lose or win?

Cause a day will turn into night
And the spirits will rise
There will come then a time to understand...
Deep inside

Blessed by the rain falling from above
Could you imagine where life would take you
Now that you're praying for everyone you hurt so bad?

Still, don't you go, got to make a choice
Crying in silence, crying with no voice
Dare you to stay now and keep your strength
Up till the end?...

Cause a day will turn into night
And the spirits will rise
Hold your breath, keep your eyes wide open

Now you see: the night is so clear
And you feel: the spirits are here
Running free, running free without fear,
You'll find a way
To the brightest light...

And now
Here I am, open arms
Thought your life was over when
There you saw in the sky
A ray of light,
So here I am

Will the stars keep shining bright
Till one day they may ignite?
When you gaze at the sky above,
I'll ever come down
To ease your solitude...

And now
Here I am, open arms
Thought your life was over when
There you saw in the sky
A ray of light,
So here I am

There you saw in the sky
A ray of light
Always by your side
There will come a time to understand...!


03. Distant Thunder

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
Dark signs of evil
Float in the skyline
Feels like a storm
Is getting closer

Two grey smoky clouds arise
Inside your black eyes
Day after day and still
You wonder

How to overcome it all
And never lose the hope...

Master of darkness
Brewed up a potion
Over eternal flame
That's burning high

You taste of the beverage
And dance all the night long
But like everyday,
There comes a sunrise...

How to overcome it all
And never lose the hope
Heading for tomorrow
A break along the walk
To raise your head and go on...

Hear the call of
A distant thunder
There's a voice in the sky
Evening falls weighing
On your shoulders
Like your feelings inside...


04. For Tomorrow

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
Long ago, the world was one
We walked through the ice floes
To an unenduring land
Our future, our hope
There was something in the air,
The Age of the Unknown
Far beyond the sea of trees
The vision laid close

There's a place where the sun shines brighter
There's a mountain that climbs to the stars...

Day and night we built a reign
With heavenly desire
Sweat and dreams made up the bricks
That raised up our walls

Paying tribute to the gods
And blood kept on flowing
And the lust for knowledge
Was the sense of it all

Fly, fly to the stars,
Reach them on high
Bring back the answers of the night
Roll with the clouds,
Sing with the birds,
'Cos one day we'll have to say goodbye!

Here we go, carrying no longer sorrow
Standing up in the wind
Walk along, marching on for tomorrow
In this neverending way

Many years of harmony
The message arrived soon
Three big stars lined up together
A chill in the air...

The high-priest was dressed in black
On top of the stairways
Longing for the sacrifice
Of those who would dare

Fly, fly to the stars
Then let it fall
Into the emptiness of night
Our time has come
Time to move on
'Cos one day we have to say goodbye...

Here we go, carrying no longer sorrow
Standing up in the wind
Walk along, marching on for tomorrow
In this neverending way

Come with me to Paradise
Let's return again,
Let's return again!

To be closer to the skies
Living on a dream,
Living on a dream...

Here we go, carrying no longer sorrow
Standing up in the wind
Walk along, marching on for tomorrow
In this neverending way


05. Time Will Come

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
Times are coming back
When nights are getting longer
And I can read the promise
In your mind
To yourself again, that you will
Play the strong one
But you burn inside, bleed inside -
And you remain the same!

Someday you'll be gone
Where to, you'll never know...
See you there!

Should you fall apart,
Should you remain entire
Now that I can breathe
Inside your dreams
Laugh into your face,
Set yourself on fire,
Burn inside, bleed inside -
Tell me how it feels...

The time will come
When I'll be there forever
To take your soul
And make you part of me
So, take care...

(You'll never be the same...)

The time will come
When I'll be there forever
To take your soul
And make you part of me
So, take care...


06. Over Your Head

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
The sands of gold are falling
From the sky tonight
The sound, a million voices screaming out
The prophecy has moved on with the stars
And now I know that I could be the chosen one

Oh, the desert breeze had turned to such
A storm that night
And in my dream I nearly saw his face again
Waving me up to come closer to his tent
Can't control myself, I'm needing his embrace

Looking up over your head

Put on my suit, like any other morning time
I washed my face in purest water
Got brand new shoes - it's good to feel
That you're alive
But life will get along to something
Larger than me!

Looking up over your head
-I wanna tear through the sky
Looking up over your head
-And be the very first to die
Looking up over your head
-One thousand miles and I'll be there
Looking up over your head
-Just when you look over your head

Over your head, inside your mind
Visions you've had keep passing by
Don't be afraid, face it instead.
Looking up over your head!


07. Fairy Tale

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
Fairy lady, who stands on the walls
Life is short and wait is long
The stars, away, dim with the dawn...
Fairy lady, who stands on the walls

Your tale has only begun
It comes from far, the No where land
The wind is blowing a sound well known...
Fairy lady, your love is long gone

Oh darling, hear my soul and heed my cry
Cause all my crying may flood
A river in my heart

Oh, life is good,
Oh, life is good,
Oh, life is good...
As good as you wish!

Pretty lady, the horses are back
Bringing joy and happiness
But all of a sudden the horses are gone
It was only the sound
Of your heartbeat alone!

Oh darling, hear my soul and heed my cry
Cause all my crying may flood
A river in my heart

Oh, life is good,
Oh, life is good,
Oh, life is good...
As good as a kiss!

Oh my darling, now I cannot
Halt my cries
My tears have drowned me
And I refuse to realise

What's left around me,
It's all so strange,
It's all so dark
I'm all alone here
To mend the pieces of my heart

Little lady, your tale has an end
For your love to the skies was sent
He's turned into sparks
That shine with the stars...

...And by night he will always be there
For his lady to stare
And thus he's never died.


08. Blind Spell

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
From the day you took me home
I knew I was not alone
And all the pain I had seemed to be gone

Running backwards to the edge,
Things I don't dare to confess
You've locked my secrets in a blind spell...

Oh, never leave me
Never walk away
There's a spell on me that, for me,
Could spell the end

If your feelings fall apart
And you can't sustain your heart
It's time to realise what you really are

Oh, please believe me
I've been so ashamed
Take your spell from me, it could drive me
To the end

Sometimes we run,
Sometimes we hide inside a hole and fade away
We turn to stone
And let the weather carve its traces
To open your eyes one day...

Should I throw myself in the oceans of time?
Without you will I ever dare to survive?

Sometimes we run,
Sometimes we hide inside a hole and fade away
We turn to stone
And let the weather carve its traces
To open your eyes one day...

Help me, help me to open my eyes someday...


09. Ritual

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
Holy fire burns again
The Magic Circle is all around it
Burning like the innocence of love
Let the mist surround it

Spinning like the Fortune Wheel
Hand into hand, we pray together
Visions of a future world appear
As the holy fire burns

And a face is there
From the smoke a face is rising
Ancient, like the reason of life

Get your body close to mine
There is a Ritual longing for us
Such a thing you await
For all your life
Let yourself surrender now

And a face is there
From the fire a face is rising
Mystic, like the reason of life

Holy Flame,
The Ritual yearns without you
Understand,
The Mystery lies about you
Once again the fate has
Crossed our ways
As the fire burns away...

Hold on
Cause I need you
And I want to know
What took so long...
And your Fortune,
You just need to understand!

Holy Fire burning on
Closing the Circle back together
Once around and coming ever more
Just to start all over

And a face is there
From the fire a face is rising
Magic, like the reason of life

Holy Flame,
The Ritual yearns without you
Understand,
The Mystery lies about you
Once again the fate has
Crossed our ways
As the fire burns and once again
The fate has crossed our ways
As the fire burns away...!


10. Pride

Music by Shaman
Lyrics by Andre Matos
Some days I wish to run away
Fall in the world and stray,
My life is turning, turning

But when there's nowhere else to go
Pray to the Lord, my soul,
My heart is burning, burning

You betray yourself
When you think
That you're someone else

Someday I'll understand my dreams
So deep inside
And then I'm free again to leave
The pain behind
Right here in my hand
Feelings I can't hide
Someday I'm gone away with nothing
But my pride

Some days I wish to run away
Fall in the world and stray,
My life is turning, turning

But when there's nowhere else to go
Pray to the Lord, my soul,
My heart is burning, burning

You forgive yourself
When you know
That you're someone else...

Someday I'll understand my dreams
So deep inside
And then I'm free again to leave
The pain behind
Right here in my hand
Feelings I can't hide
Someday I'm gone away with nothing
But my pride