Code 64 · Trialogue

Code 64 · Trialogue

02 · Deviant

We are dissident
In defiance of the norm
We are deviant
Disciples of the scorn

I refuse to be deceived
Refuse to be subdued
I will never be a puppet of conformity

Defy
Resist the urge to fall
Defy
Into the arms of ignorance
Decide
The question you must ask
Decide
Who am I, slave or master?

We are more than you can see
We're the shadows hiding in the light
Perceivable but still unseen
At the center of it all
Waiting for the downfall

03 · Progenitor

Centuries have passed us by
Synthetic life at blinding speed
Cybernetic augmentation
Robotic generation
Man-made machines with human soul

Walked the distance, crossed the line
Eternal imprints mark the time
I used to be a simple human
Progenitor of my own kind

They called me artificial
(they called me artificial)
Told me that I could never dream
But I had remnants of humanity within me
Man-made machine with human soul

04 · Stasis (Seeds of Utopia I)

Standing before you now
Reaching for the stars
What are we doing here
On tainted ground?

We need to be lifted up
To be swept away
To leave this place for good
Maybe someday we'll return to see the change
(To see the change)

Down on this planet we call home
We are trapped in stasis
Down in this world we call our own
We are locked in stasis

Standing before you now
And I'm trying to explain
That we've grown too attached to the soil on which we stand

What if this isn't our true place?
What if we were made for more?
There is something out of place down here

They call it an illusion
I call it evolution
Would be a revolution if we left the earth behind

05 · Higher Ground (Seeds of Utopia II)

Closer, closer
We're getting closer
To a higher state of mind
Moving forward
Bound by time

We need to see what lies above
Beyond the shimmering sea
And the matter surrounding us all

Higher
We can go higher
Have to find a better place
Let us break away
Higher
We can go higher
Searching for a better place
A higher ground

Closer, closer
Keep getting closer
Reality not what it seems, what it used to be

No turning back
No time to look around
We need to go on before we hit the ground

Don't hit the ground

06 · Oblivion (Seeds of Utopia III)

Here I am
At the finish line
Still too far away

In the aftermath
Of euphoria
Where everything feels too cold

Carrying
The weight of my own
Shattered ambitions and diminishing hope

Holding on
Hanging on
To the pieces of a broken dream

Universal flow
Ever changing Constant
Took me all the way to this earth

Starlight
Everlasting glow
Sanctuary in the night sheltering me from the darkness

Shelter me
From the darkness from the darkness
Shelter me
From the darkness from the darkness

And while I dream
The seemingly impossible
The world moves on
Fast forward into oblivion

08 · S.O.L.

So many nights I've wondered
If I can still go on
Then the morning comes to greet me
Led by a guiding star

Blinding light surrounds me
Distant but still so clear
A sudden realization
Solutions drawing near

When life gets too strange
When you want it to change
Look to the Sun on the horizon

And never before
Have I settled the score
Without seeking the Sun on the horizon

Sometimes I'm walking a daze
Sometimes it seems like I'm drifting in a haze
And when it feels like I don't belong
Anywhere in this world
I look up at the sky

09 · Masquerade

I used to be afraid
Used to feel ashamed
I couldn't find my way out
Should have known much better

All the time I wasted on you
Just led me astray
I thought I'd see it thorough
In my mind I needed…

(You, You)
You were the center of my attention
(You)
You were the queen of the masquerade
(You, You)
You kept me from seeing your true intentions
(I)
I was a fool to believe in you and me

I used to be afraid
Used to feel ashamed
I couldn't find a way without
Disappointment in me

How could I be so naive
Way too easy to manipulate
What was I to do
In my mind I needed…

(You, You)
You were the center of my attention
(You)
You were the queen of the masquerade
(You, You)
You kept me from seeing your true intentions
(I)
I was a fool to believe in you and me

It was the masquerade I didn't get the message
your private masquerade
And I played your games
Played your games

10 · Advanced Robotics

Electric
Mechanic
Chaos / Order
Advanced Robotics

Advanced Robotics

Genetic
Mechanic
Chaos / Order
Advanced Robotics

11 · Tell Me

All the conversations
All the speculation
You shared my fears

All the expectations
All the information
In silence you shed my tears

Tell me, my friend
Have you ever been here
Alone at the end?

Tell me, my friend
Have you even been here
Alone at the end?

I should have seen it coming
I should have turned to you
Instead I turned to me

I searched for the truth
But without someone to confide in
It was nowhere to be found

(Tell me, my friend
Have you ever been here
Alone at the end?)

12 · Close Encounters / Hyperdrive

An emotion like no other
A notion that we just cannot escape
Descending lights / ascended minds
What have they come for?
This is more than we can take!

Whoa, is it more than we can take?

Might be that we're not ready
Maybe we're just too young to understand
The higher purpose is what we are searching for
But somewhere along the line we got lost in space and time

13 · Reefersleep

Wired up in reefersleep
On my way to journey's end
Passengers in dilation state
Halfway there I'm awakened

Nurtured by machines
Dreaming of what I used to be
And time is slipping away from me

Decades ago
Light-years away
I did what I could
To get away
From the madness of it
So I put myself to sleep

Now I'm half awake
Halfway gone
And I cannot shake the feeling
That I'm not here alone
There is something strange going on

And I remember her clearly
I even copied her personality
Loved her dearly
But she couldn't run away with me

All the way out here
Where the distance is astronomical
Time is slipping away from me

Decades ago
Light-years away
Somewhere in time
Madness was haunting me
And it haunts me still
Even in reefersleep