Songs of the OPETH

Coil – Opeth

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She told me why She told me lies Always take care of this I told her how I’ve always stayed Always waiting For nothing When I get out

Ghost Of Perdition – Opeth

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Lingering death Ghost on Mother’s bed Black strands on the pillow Contour of her health Twisted face upon the head Ghost of perdition Stuck in her chest A warning

The Lotus Eater – Opeth

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For hopeless delight. After all you fell in love with death, Life has aborted. All you’ve had and all you became, The night is calling, you pray forth. A

Serenity Painted Death – Opeth

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Voices fell like marble No longer by my side Gone all that would linger Ripped from my embrace Melinda reflected in shafts Red line round her neck Met the

Godhead’s Lament – Opeth

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Staining the soil, midst of stillness Beloved fraternity to an end Red eyes probe the scene All the same Stilted for the beholder Depravity from the core Handcarved death

To Rid The Disease – Opeth

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I try not to care, dead eyes always stare Let these matters be, don’t trust what you see Take hold of your time, step into the line There’s innocence

Deliverance – Opeth

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crept up the caverns of my brain receving no warning from nothing to a life code walk with me, you’ll never leave wait to see your spirit free tell

The Grand Conjuration – Opeth

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Faithful me Pour yourself Into me Wield your power Martyr’s price Stare me down To the ground Slake my thirst Eternal wealth Heathen key Round my neck This poetry

Heir Apparent – Opeth

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Slow waste Sew lies Sow hate So many years to clean the slate Endless despair within its wake His touch soiling what used to be clean His gaze burning

In Mist She Stands Waiting – Opeth

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Under a watching autumn eye Contorted trees are spreading forth The message of the wind With frozen hands I rode with the stars With anger the wind blew Giving

By The Pain I See In Others – Opeth

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Let me feel I need to know what you keep inside No need to speak Just let it be Carry out this wish for me let nothing interfere Rise

Blackwater Park – Opeth

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Of the tragedies in man Lurking in the core of us all The last dying call for the everlost Brief encounters, bleeding pain Lepers coiled neath the trees Dying

Black Rose Immortal – Opeth

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I call your name A lamentation I sigh Again and again Spiritual eclipse The gateways are closed for me to seek The night… A veil of stars, watching My

Master’s Apprentices – Opeth

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There is a light coming down on me There is a doubt that is clearing There is a day that is dawning There is a wound that is healing

The Funeral Portrait – Opeth

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Morning’s breath on the sill Idle hands given another try So you wait and you savour the moment Outside the canvas turned white Ruby eyes in the fog Rain

The Baying Of The Hounds – Opeth

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In the distance, I hear them devouring Pest ridden jackals of the earth Diabolical beasts and roaming the forests In wait and constant protectors Calling you to sit by

Reverie / Harlequin Forest – Opeth

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Past meadow grounds And further away from my home Baying behind me I hear the hounds Flock’s chasing to find me alone A trail of sickness Leading to me

The Leper Affinity – Opeth

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Naked, freezing from my breath Neath the lid all limbs tucked away This coffin is your abode from now and onwards Your body is mine to avail Such a

Hessian Peel – Opeth

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When their mother dies And in the autumn of their lives Will they feel the same? The longing for me Comin’ down like hail Why did

Advent – Opeth

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A parlour strode, and the night sets forever I stray in the quiet cold And you gird me when I dare to listen Elastic meadow, endless arms of sorrow

The Apostel In Triumph – Opeth

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Through the vast enchanted forest The surrounding skies are one Torn apart by the phenomenon of lightning Rain is pouring down my (now) shivering shoulders In the rain my