Keepers of the Dawn

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Inspired by the radio broadcasts of Milton William Cooper (1943 – 2001).


Shining from the dark is the lord of the day
Reaching out his hands to the black of the cave
Showering the land with his glorious rays
Lighting up the path, chasing spirits away

So he must return, rising up from the sea
Perfectly reborn as the father to be
Now we are released from the fear and the cold
Freedom is bestowed as the cycle unfolds
But as we reach the heart of day
the light will surely pass away
to sink into the underworld
and leave the land in dark decay

Shepherds of the sun with the power to sway
Builders of the fire with the spiritual rein
Duelling with the earth for dominion of day
Fallacy is preached with a penance to pay
Order on the earth an ephemeral hold
Harmony is breached and the cattle are sold
Mastering the herd with the triumph of will
psychopathic breed with a reason to kill

And as the beasts of night betray
the light must never fade away
We win the power of the king
As he descends into the grave


from The Ride, released February 5, 2013
Music and lyrics: Athelstan
All instruments, programming and production: Athelstan
Vocals: Wulfstan



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