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The Sixth Extinction

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1 - Echoes on the Wind

It's the calm before the storm
It's the quiet before the roar
It's the time when all will be decided (All will be decided)
If nobody hears the echoes on the wind

It's the end of the chain
(Destruction of the feelings)
It's the end of our game
(We've seen it all before)
It's the end of man's evolution
(The end of evolution)
For nobody hears the echoes on the wind

2 - Radioactive Grave

Do you hear the sirens?
Do you see them burst?
Do you feel the fire?
All the world's a radioactive grave

I can hear them crying
I can see the fear
I can see them dying
Washed away by deadly gamma waves

Do you hear them calling?
Do you see them hurt?
Do you feel them falling?
All the world's a blazing funeral pyre

I can hear the wailing
I can see the wrath
I can see them fading
Washed away by a scorching sea of fire

Do you hear the sirens?
Do you see them burst?
Do you feel the fire?
All the world's a radioactive grave

I can hear them crying
I can see the fear
I can see them dying
Washed away by deadly gamma waves, all the world's a blazing funeral pyre, washed away by a scorching sea of fire

3 - 2085

Silence's so loud, not a soul left alive
Darkness's a shroud, 2085
All our dreams have disappeared, they burned down, tree of life
Confirming all that we have feared, 2085

Don't give up, remember how we felt
Fire rushing through our veins
Now it's the time to rise up from our hell
Now it's the time to free our brains

The meaning of life is to give life meaning
Go too fast, move too slow
Restore the balance between thinking and feeling
Open up and let it flow

No side has won struggled to survive
Our quest here is done, 2085
All our hopes have disappeared, our race will not thrive
Time will not recall year 2085

Don't give in, remember all we learned
The spark of life if did ignite
We regained the rage for which we yearned
We regained our will to fight

We must resolve this human equation
We're all already dead if we don't try
To welcome challenge, generic variation
Stop the machines, prepare to die

5 - Spirit of the Wind

He's the last man alive
(Searching for the answer)
Knowing he won't survive
(To the mystery of live)
Relives the past, and dreams of the future
(Dreaming of the future)
And soon he'll set free
(And the sleeper will awake)
His spirit of the wind

6- Complete the Circle

Make us whole, Migrator soul
Follow me home, complete the circle
We must survive, restore our lives
The way I'll show, complete the circle

Make us whole, Migrator soul
Follow me home, complete the circle
We must survive, restore our lives
The way I'll show, complete the circle

Send back visions, into the past, of war and decay

Hear the final cries, uh, ooooh, I can see the fear in a world without walls

Through the eyes...

I see them dying, we have to teach them, Migrator Soul

We regain our will to fly, we'll ever die, we found a way

I know we're knocking in the end...ohhh, listen to the warning!

We gave them a language, what did they say? What did they learn?

We have no chance
We are the future, we are the pain
Complete the Circle!