01 · Velocity

Endless rows of boys and girls
Spreading the news it's better to let go
I'm involved in other lines
I guarantee there will be no excuse
Loyalty to lunacy
Turn into velocity and run
Romeo against the wall
Grant him no adrenaline at all
Pull the trigger Julia
Grandiose there's nothing more
To wreck

Velocity

How can you expect me to come sober
When there are so many lovers in the parks
How can you expect me to come sober
With all the lifeless voices in my head

This is just a private war
I am stuck here nowhere else to go
Pavloved insecurity
Look at me this isn't me out there
Gliding flight identities
You must feel ridiculous right now
I am tired of being awake
Close the case there's nothing more to say

How can you expect me to come sober
When there are so many lovers in the parks
How can you expect me to come sober
With all the lifeless voices in my head

Velocity

02 · Last Minute

Nothing but sound
Nothing but slumber
Nothing but frenzy

Nothing but rush
Nothing but fever
Nothing but seconds

Choke on the fire - free for all times

Nothing but pure
Nothing but fragile
Nothing but human

Nothing but you
Nothing but grateful
Nothing but shameless

Choke on the fire - free for all times

03 · Kiss of Knowledge

Tell me - where I may belong
Yell at me - tell me what went wrong
Consume me - swallow me whole
Tell me - that it didn't hurt

It's not the truth until we start believing

Hate me - make me feel adored
Mistake me - stab my every word
Confuse me - I'm afraid to think
Believe me - until there's nothing left

It's not the truth until we start believing

Promise me - maybe tomorrow

04 · Howland Road

Yes to brides and yes to grooms
We all deserve champagne and caviar
Freeze your motions realizing
Trembling here does not affect you
Run for cover run for shelter
Their demands are way too sober
Trembling here does not affect you
Zittern hier betrifft dich nicht
Can you see them waiting for you
Mind-programming their seductions
Like the tumors of your loved ones
All makes sense and emptiness remains

I'm drifting in a storm
Behind my little window
Can you see me?
Can you see me?
I'm creeping under words
And riddles and aggressions
Can you hear me?
Can you hear me?

Try your luck on unknown streets
So trembling here does not affect you
Have another drink or two
So very nice so very nice
Children killed by smoking drivers
Cannot hug their orphan pandas
All makes sense it all makes sense
For trembling here does not affect you
I've been too sorry been too friendly
Been too weak or been too normal
This was not expected from you
All makes sense and emptiness remains

I'm drifting in a storm
Behind my little window
Can you see me?
Can you see me?
I'm creeping under words
And riddles and aggressions
Can you hear me?
Can you hear me?

So let your children entertain you
Let your children entertain you

05 · Staring

You're a great comedian
You're a sweet chameleon
Like a tree in winter
Just like a tree in winter

Oh don't stop staring
Don't stop staring

Are you prepared to fall forever
We're children with the souls of birds
And our thoughts are sunlight
And our thoughts are sunlight

Oh don't stop staring
Don't stop staring

If anyone asks no we're here
Let's pretend that we are on our way
Our Roman theatres glow with sunlight
We could be there if you waited
For a little while

06 · All That Matters

I've got a question
What's the price for some intimacy
I will pay
Design your smiles and
Please remember that the other ones
Killed for less
Who cares for freedom?
Mute your lines for they're not wanted here
Anymore

It doesn't matter
You stay the fusion of all I cried for
Of all I wanted
It doesn't matter
You stay the fusion of all I'm leaving
Of all I disregard

A secret message
Submerged in sweat in sighs and tenderly
Overheard
Come blow the ashes
In my direction I will glamorize
You for that

It doesn't matter
You stay the fusion
Of all I cried for
Of all I wanted
It doesn't matter
You stay the fusion of all I'm leaving
Of all I disregard

You must have noticed

07 · Brainwashed

Must I remind you of your choice
And the quality of smugness
Is our joy a friend of fear
Do we need a password here
Double check my storylines
There might be a sign of weakness
Only fools repeat themselves
Only fools repeat themselves

All your senses
Jokes and dances
Kill them all for you
Kill them all for you

Our rebels say
It's not enough
Our rebels blow themselves up
As winter comes
People will die
The new reality sinks in
Emerge you giants
Restore our green minds
Our temple of dreams yes it's true
Change your life
Rock for one last time
And all is just a click away

08 · Home to Millions

Your wait-forever attitude
Makes you a member of the club
Obscene, naked as a worm
Dressed like a president

Are you alive?
Where is your limit?
You sleep in her palace all the time
Where is your limit?
And never wake up

Your voice, too mad to be ignored
Avoids their greedy smiles in bars
Detentions cloaked in secrecy
Good sense equal success

Are you alive?
Where is your limit?
You sleep in her palace all the time
Where is your limit?
And never wake up

Home!

She won't be waiting in the rain
She'll find her own way home
Oh last remains of reality
It's not what you want it to be

09 · Forgotten

In diesen Tagen rasender Betrunkenheit und verbrecherischer Melancholie
sind einige Verse entstanden
Zwischen Trübsinn und Trunkenheit verloren,
fehlt mir Kraft und Lust, meine Lage zu verändern,
die sich täglich unheilvoller gestaltet
Bleibt nur mehr der Wunsch,
ein Gewitter möchte hereinbrechen und mich reinigen oder… zerstören

O Gott, durch welche Schuld und Finsterniß müssen wir doch gehn
Möchten wir am Ende nicht unterliegen

Let the world collapse
Pray it will be done in beauty
Let the world collapse
Pray it will be done in beauty
This one is real
Growing sicker in perfection
Just as you are
Keep on cheering for the good ones

Heroes are made not born
For the world you stay forgotten

This one is real
Growing sicker in perfection
Just as you are
Keep on cheering for the good ones

Ich habe in der letzten Zeit ein Meer von Wein verschlungen,
Schnaps, Bier. Nüchtern

10 · A Few Days Off

Tell the monsters
I gave up looking for reasons long ago
Come and get me with guillotines
I will hope for new disasters
Sick of sharing your fake orgasms
While you seem pretty tired

I'm your alien
Come on join me
Inhale the difference
Carefully
You're my savior
Come on save me
Inhale the difference
Carefully

Tell the monsters
I'm disappearing to sense their dulling madness
No compassion
You will have to go on, go on without

I'm your alien
Come on join me
Inhale the difference
carefully
You're my savior
Come on save me
Inhale the difference
Carefully

Do you want to live like a ghost?
Do you want to live like a ghost…
For the rest of your life?

11 · Klarheit

Bewegung
Distanz
Täuschung
Wahrheit

Berührt
Verletzt
Ohnmacht
Klarheit

Erinnert
Versäumt
Kunstvoll
Ruiniert

Klarheit

12 · Pain Management (Quick Relief)

How long have you been guarded
In frameworks to present you?
I need you as a target
My hollow arms defend you
My thoughts were never sleeping
You've got to triple-heal me
Immune against the others

Moving slow to feel me
You punish me with absence
All images inverted
You could be here to hear me
While every word is deserted
How long have you been guarded
In frameworks to present you?
I need you as a target
My hollow arms defend you
You could have taught me how to fight
To be upfront and say the truth
To overcome a lonely youth
To integrate and not to hide
To cogitate and redefine
The heroes I had trusted once
And idolized like setting suns
Surrendering to their fading shine

Spotlight on my swaying
Let me freeze let me burn
Quiet I'll be quiet
Howl me down howl me down

13 · The Convenience of Being Absent

I'm sorry that we didn't know how sick you were
Your world in brilliance did you cut yourself from there
To change your wild perspectives somewhere along the road
To dream of oceans till your head wants to explode

What is your substance?
What are you made of?

And all your grimaces like curtains on the wall
To guard against our eyes to nullify it all
Your deepest wish directing dramas in your head
"Leave your person and be someone else instead"

What is your substance?
What are you made of?

Have I not deserved to grasp we're perfect and complete
Have I built these walls around us forever you and me
Forever you and me
Forever you and me

And all intelligence has to be left behind
To spend an evening without you on my mind
While you are better off with any of these pills
We keep on juggling animosities and thrills

We thought you were funny

What is your substance?
What are you made of?
What is normal?
Am I normal?

Have I not deserved to grasp we're perfect and complete
Have I built these walls around us forever you and me
Forever you and me
Forever you and me

Can you pretend to be there and love to be alive
Can you pretend to be there and love to be alive
Love to be alive
Love to be alive