Bitter Parody

by Virus of Ideals

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To die would be so easy
Just lay down and close my eyes
I am not afraid to die

100 heartbeats are all that separate me
From an uncertain eternity
Courage wavers as my life force slips away

One way out is all I see...
I can't face mortality

I can merge with the machine
But will I keep all parts of me?
(Will I become) Leave behind humanity
(A bitter parody?) As I merge with the machine

To die would be so easy / My children look to me for strength
Just lay down and close my eyes /
My mask of courage falls to the ground and cracks
For their sake I cannot die

One way out is all I see...
I reject mortality!


So I make the fateful choice as my heart fails

Retinas replaced by one-way mirrors
This web of wires becomes my home
Consciousness sent to confinement
As I run on autopilot

The machine alleviates my fears
Your children, it assures,
Will never need to fear again (I'll never fear again)
Humanity is preserved

What i've become, I cannot see
I have become the bitter parody



released February 4, 2016
Sean "Orc" Adams: Vocals, keys

Jess: Vocals

Keith: Guitars, Bass

Music and lyrics written by Orc

Drums performed by Nick Bilodeau

Recorded at Dexter's Lab Studios

Produced by Nick Bellmore



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Virus of Ideals Newington, Connecticut

Melodic death / symphonic metal band from Central CT.


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