Ghost River

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Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and vocalist Tarja Turunen, who was replaced in 2007 by former Alyson Avenue singer Anette Olzon. In 2002, original bassist Sami Väns… more »

It’s a long road down the river deep ‘n wild 
Every twist and turn a wonder-dale 
It’s a scary ride we’d give anything to take 
Let yourself bleed 
Leave a footprint on every island you see

Hey you, child of rape, the riverbed awaits 
Snow white, pitch-black, your life such strife 
Heavenward, deep down, I’ll show you such sights 
Believe it, we live as we dream, scream

He will go down he will drown drown, deeper down 
The river wild will take your only child 
He will go down he will drown drown deeper down 
The mills grind slow in a riverbed ghost town

He will go down he will drown drown, deeper down 
The river wild will take your only child 
He will go down he will drown drown deeper down 
The mills grind slow in a riverbed ghost town

He will go down he will drown drown, deeper down 
If you want me, then do come across

What is it you dream of, child of mine? 
The magic ride, the mermaid cove? 
Never met a kinder heart than yours 
Let it bleed 
Leave a footprint on every island you see

I am the painted faces, the toxic kiss 
Sowing of doubt, troll beneath the bridge 
Come across 
Death by a thousand cuts 
Believe it, we live as we dream, scream

He will go down he will drown drown, deeper down 
The river wild will take your only child 
He will go down he will drown drown deeper down 
The mills grind slow in a riverbed ghost town

He will go down he will drown drown, deeper down 
The river wild will take your only child 
He will go down he will drown drown deeper down 
The mills grind slow in a riverbed ghost town

He will go down he will drown drown, deeper down 
If you want me, do come across

I am the desert-scape, the sand inside your hourglass 
I am the fear and abuse, the leper children 
Every eye sewn shut

We will go down we will drown drown, deeper down 
The river wild will be our last ride 
We will go down we will drown drown, deeper down 
The mills grind slow in a riverbed ghost town

Beautifully shy as you are 
Never lose your heart 
And do come across

Written by: ERNO VUORINEN, JUKKA NEVALAINEN, MARKO HIETALA, TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN

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Ghost River