Martyr - Extracting The Core lyrics



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01. Warp Zone

Music by Daniel Mongrain & Pier-Luc Lampron
Lyrics by François Mongrain
"Drown deep into your soul..."

Suffering screams fading away
Buried are the scars of agony
Forgotten decades of drying tears
Still, I'm unceasingly dying

Under the staring eyes of the outraged
I leave for a higher level of existence
Hope for a translucid conscience
Obsesses my ignorance

No more demons to exorcise
Never will they materialize
There's just one wish that I implore for
But I can't afford it anymore.

I loathe your realm of glory and fame
In a world so restrained, life's a pity
I leave this world without regrets
Without the pain, I should forget

Warp zone

[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

02. Speechless

Music by Daniel Mongrain
Lyrics by François Mongrain
"How low can you go in order to elevate yourself?
Judge and you will be judged."

Who are you to judge me ?
You're worse than I could ever be
Who are you to condemn me ?
- Farther than your eyes, you can't see

Behold the hammer of corruption
Mischief and treachery
Behold the unfair struggle
- Wealth always saves the loser

How far will you go to crush all the ants?
How far will you go to reach the giants?
- I won't cross this line you once fled
- I won't cross this line you've just stamped

You let your flaws dictate your laws
Sentencing is your role corrupted is your soul
No one to blame, you played the game
Don't come to claim the souls you stained

Judge me not, as you don't understand my way
- Law equals justice, for those who conspired it
Judge me not, every word is a shade of grey
- Law equals justice and freedom is but a lie

[Lead: Pier-Luc Lampron]
[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

Crying over my faith I will not hate
Only in the realms of reverie
- Lies the ever seeked verity

Is life a quest for glory where I proclaimed you the king ?
"Life must be nice for the usurper..."
- Last thoughts of the innocent

03. Inner Peace

Music by Daniel Mongrain & François Mongrain
Lyrics by Daniel Mongrain & François Richard
[Ne vous laissez pas influencer par les autres. Ne laissez pas le jugement des autres démolir votre intégrité. Ne vous faites pas prendre dans leur jeu... trouvez votre paix intérieure.]

[DM-] FACE AGAINST THE GROUND
COVERED WITH TEARS
YOUR FAITH IN YOUR EQUAL
RUNS FROM YOUR INNER VOICE
THE ONE IN WHICH YOU RUN
IN WHICH YOU'RE LOST
PANICKED FROM THE VOID
AND THE ABSTRACT

IMMORTAL TRACE
OF AN INJURED SOUL
YOU SUFFER
AN UNDESERVED PAIN
INFLICTED BY THE WOUND
WHICH CAN NEVER BE MENDED
INNOCENCE

WITHOUT BEARING ALL THE EVILS
WITHOUT A HUNGER FOR REVENGE
WITHOUT IMPOSING YOUR WRATH
BUT LIVING IT IN YOUR OWN RIGHT
THE WAY IT HAS TO BE

ROTTING IN CORRUPTION
THE MISFITS ARE PUNISHED
OVERWHELMED BY THE HATE
OF THOSE TURNED
INTO NOTHINGNESS

NO NEED TO WEAR YOURSELF OUT
FROM THE SCORN AND THE SHAME
ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND
THEY'RE TRYING TO DRAG YOU INTO THEIR HELL
WHICH GOES BEYOND THEIR BOUNDARIES

[Lead: Pier-Luc Lampron]
[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

FIND YOUR INNER PEACE.

04. Virtual Emotions

Music & lyrics by Daniel Mongrain
"Virtual emotions, masquerades and manipulations."

You think you're sophisticated
You're only scratching my surface
You can barely reach the bottom
Which is the highest you can go

You think you can manipulate me
That's what I want you to believe
Those emotions which you think are yours
Are born from your imagination

What you feel is not real
Virtual emotions
What you feel isn't real
Virtual emotions

Suffering makes me live
I want to feel the pain
Pulsating through the deepest part of me
For as long as it takes
These wounds without scars
Which you inflict upon me
Only feed me, your nemesis

[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

The world you have created
The roles which you play
Make me believe they're much too real
They seem much too real

Your whole life is but an illusion
Don't try to blame anyone at all
This great illusion you dare call life
Will disappear with you
You will realize your monumental mistake
But it will be too late

05. Endless Vortex Towards Erasing Destiny

Music & lyrics by Daniel Mongrain
"Are you aware of your existence?
And of the reason for it?"

Tear me out of this
Forever lost world
Between time and space
Tear me out of these
Realms where life's
Eternal for those
Who seize it

Surrounded by lost souls
Paralyzed existence
For those whose
Life is a failure
Who are a failure to life

Endless vortex
Towards erasing destiny
Endless vortex
Erasing my destiny
The flame died away

Where am I here and now?
Why was I not
And never will?

[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

06. Hopeless Hopes

Music by Daniel Mongrain & Pier-Luc Lampron
Lyrics by François Mongrain
NOTHING EVER COMPARED TO
THE PAIN DELIVERED BY HOPE
THIS REASSURING DERISION
TO BELIEVE IN ILLUSIONS

ABSTRACTION OF ALL DESIRES
THAT IS THE WAY TO SUICIDE
IN A WORLD NOURISHED BY LIES
NO ONE CAN FULFIL HIS LIFE

FAILURE AFTER FAILURE
MORE THAN THE HEART CAN ENDURE,
LIFE BECOMES A SLOW TORTURE
UNTIL THE GRAND DEPARTURE

AGING FASTER THAN TIME PASSES,
DON'T IMPLORE TO START OVER
WISHES RARELY EVER COME TRUE
WHEN YOUTH GROWS OLD TOO FAST

[Lead: Pier-Luc Lampron]

FAILURE AFTER FAILURE
UNTIL THE GRAND DEPARTURE
FAILURE AFTER FAILURE
UNTIL THE GRAND DEPARTURE

[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

07. Retry? Abort? Ignore?

Music by François Mongrain (in collaboration with Daniel Mongrain)
Lyrics by François Mongrain
"....System overload ... Prepare to disinfect your soul."

Parasites intrusions
Virulent Infections
Abnormal reactions
Fatal error, Disconnection

Overwriting process
Formating in progress
Deleting the data
Neuron after neuron

Retry? Abort? Ignore? [2x]

Rebuild, restore the life I hacked
Reboot, Restart the life I asked

Remove the crust
Remove the rust
Remove the mask
Forget the past

[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

Remove the mask, Remove the dust, Forget the past
Ravaged is the cortex
Panicked and distressed
Instinctive reflex
Sudden urge to forget

Illegal operations
Illogical solutions
Existential problems
Shutting down the system

08. Carpe Diem

Music & lyrics by Daniel Mongrain
"Don't waste what little time you have
been granted on complaints.
And live your life to the fullest."

The past trespasses
When now settles in
Ephemeral experiences
Fleeting memories
Sacrificing a part of your life
Hungry packs of illusions

No one will grieve or shed a tear
For stolen destinies
Forsaken
Regrets are your life's bitter legacy

Carpe Diem
Your life is yours to create
Carpe Diem
So leave the past behind

[Lead: Pier-Luc Lampron]
[Lead: Daniel Mongrain]

Hope for a second chance
Forever haunting you
Time beyond reclaim
Wasted in the past
Living beside your virtual life
Ad Vitam Aeternam

09. Prototype

Music by Daniel Mongrain & Pier-Luc Lampron
Lyrics by François Mongrain
[L'acharnement et l'obstination de l'humain à la "création" et au "progrès" l'ont maintes fois mené à sa perte. Tout ce dont il avait besoin pullullait sur cette terre fertile. Par soif de pouvoir, il voulait plus, toujours plus. Aujourd'hui, rien n'a changé...]

[DM-] MEN FELT THE FLAME'S LICKING
TAMED IT, RISEN TO THE SKY
SYMBOL OF POWER

THERE WAS THE SILEX DAGGER
TOOLS FROM THE WISEST ELDERS
AT CALVARY'S DAWN

THE WHEEL IS BORN
MASSIVE AND RUSTIC
FROM STONE AGE'S I.Q.
THERE'S NO MORE TO SAY
ABOUT THIS ERA
THOSE PRIMAL AGES
OF PROTOTYPES

THINGS CREATED
WERE ALL WE NEEDED
FOR THE SURVIVAL
OF WHAT THEY CALL HUMANITY
REVELATIONS, NOT TO BE SHARED
ABERATIONS, NOBODY CARES

HERE SHINES THE OTHER LIGHT
MADE OF WIRES AND GLASS
KNOWLEDGE'S ARTIFICE

WEAPONS AGAIN
GLEAMING WHITE, STAINING RED
RUSTING ON BATTLEFIELDS

[DM+FM-] WE DARED MAKE WINGS
[DM-] FROM WAX TO STEEL
FROM SKY TO HELL
THERE'S NO MORE TO SAY
ABOUT THIS ERA
BLOODTHIRSTY AGES

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