Gary Numan Splinter Lyrics

So we’ve waited seven years for a new proper studio album. Was it worth the wait? Well I certainly think so. I’ll be honest it’s the first Numan album in a long time I’ve loved every track on a first listen, and that’s pretty amazing for any album.

So I have decided to blog the lyrics, mainly for those of you who have bought a digital copy or just want to check them out on the go via smartphone or tablet.

If you haven’t got a copy yet, follow the links below to purchase.

 

GARYY NUMAN OFFICIAL SITE

SPLINTER ON AMAZON

SPLINTER ON ITUNES

 

Jo The Waiter x

 

Gary-Numan-Splinter

 

 

 

 

GARY NUMAN – SPLINTER LYRICS

 

 

I AM DUST

 

WE WERE DUST IN A WORLD OF GRIMM OBSESSION

WE WERE TORN FROM OUR LIFE OF ISOLATION

WE WERE PULLED FROM THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE

AND THE SONG WE SANG? WHAT BECAME OF US?

 

WE ARE HERE WAITING FOR YOU

WE ARE YOURS, WE’RE WAITING FOR YOU

 

WE ALL PRAYED FOR THE END, FOR THEIR GOD TO TAKE US

WE WERE FALLING DOWN ONE BY ONE

WE WERE WEAK AND THE FEAR WAS ALL AROUND US

THEIR MACHINES SCREAMED FROM MOON TO SUN

 

 

HERE IN THE BLACK

 

HERE IN THE BLACK THERE’S A FEELING OF LOSS BUT IT’S HUNGRY AND RESTLESS (AND IT’S) 

LOOKING, DESPERATE FOR SOMETHING AND IT FEELS LIKE A CHILD BUT NOT SCREAMING OR HELPLESS (AND IT’S)

ABSENT OF MERCY, IT’S ALIVE AND IT FEELS BUT NOT A SHRED OF COMPASSION OR LOVE

IT COMES LIKE A POURING OF EVIL, IT’S A STAIN ON THE GROUND, IT’S A DESOLATE SHADOW OF FEAR

 

IT’S DARK AND I’M LOST, THERE’S A BREATH IN THE WIND AND THE BREATH IS MALICIOUS (AND I)

DON’T KNOW WHETHER TO RUN, OR SHOULD I DROP TO MY KNEES AND PRETEND I’M RELIGIOUS (BECAUSE)

IT’S COLD AND I’M SCARED AND THE WHISPERS ARE A MADNESS THAT FORCES A QUESTION TO GOD

IS THIS REAL OR IMAGINED? BECAUSE IF I’M ASLEEP, WELL THEN I DON’T NEED TO SCREAM FOR LONG

 

HERE IN THE BLACK IT COMES

HERE IN THE BLACK IT COMES

HERE IN THE BLACK IT COMES FOR ME

HERE IN THE BLACK I’M LOST

 

IT’S HERE AND I’M FOUND, LIKE A THOUGHT IN THE MIND BUT IT’S BEAUTIFULLY VICIOUS (AND I)

CAN’T HIDE, NOT SURE IF I WANT TO, IT CRAWLS IN THE MIST LIKE A VISION OF JUDAS (AND IT’S) 

SO CLOSE I CAN FEEL IT AND I’M CHILLED TO THE BONE, I’M A STATUE IN ICE (BUT IT’S) 

UNSURE IF IT’S ENOUGH, SO IT WAITS FOR THE GHOST FOR THE DEMON ASSASSIN OF GOD

 

AND ALL YOU SEE IS DARK AND VAGUE

AND ALL YOU FEEL IS LIFE UNMADE

AND ALL YOUR HOPES JUST BLEED AWAY

AND ALL YOU ARE IS LOST IN FADES

 

 

EVERYTHING COMES DOWN TO THIS

 

THIS ISN’T EASY BUT IT’S WHAT I BELIEVE

SOMETHING IS BROKEN AND TWISTED AND PUSHES AWAY

NO ONE IS LISTENING, WHAT HAVE WE DONE?

I FEEL THE EMPTY OF DARKNESS AND LONELY AGAIN

 

I DON’T KNOW HOW THIS IS GOING TO END

I DON’T KNOW HOW THIS IS GOING TO CHANGE

I DON’T KNOW HOW THIS IS GOING TO FEEL

BUT EVERYTHING COMES DOWN TO THIS

 

NOTHING IS EASY AND NO ONE IS CALM

LOVE IS A STRANGER THAT HIDES IN THE CORNER OF SANE

SO MUCH UNSPOKEN, WORDS LEFT FOR DEAD

ALL I CAN HEAR IS THE SCREAMING OF SOMEONE TO BLAME

 

I DON’T KNOW HOW WE LET THIS GO SO FAR

I DON’T KNOW HOW WE LET LOVE TURN TO PAIN

I DON’T KNOW HOW WE LET THINGS FALL APART

BUT EVERYTHING COMES DOWN TO THIS

 

 

THE CALLING

 

YOU DON’T HEAR ME

YOU DON’T SEE ME

YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW I’M ALIVE

SO WHY DO YOU CALL ME?

 

I HAVE YOUNG THINGS

AND THEY NEED ME

WHAT ON EARTH CAN I DO FOR YOU?

SO WHY DO YOU CALL ME NOW?

 

YOU DON’T LOVE ME

YOU DON’T KNOW ME

IS THIS SOME KIND OF GAME FOR YOU?

IS THAT WHY YOU’VE CALLED ME?

 

 

SPLINTER

 

I BELIVE IN THE CRUELTY OF MAN

I BELIEVE IN ALL THE HOPELESS AND THE LOST (I SEE YOU)

I BELIEVE IN THE SHAMED, THE FAITHLESS LIKE ME

I BELIEVE EVERYTHING FALLS THROUGH THE GREED OF MAN (I SEE YOU)

 

DO YOU BELIEVE IN THE BEAUTY OF LOVE?

OR THAT HEAVEN IS VENGEANCE DISGUISED? (HE SEES YOU)

DO YOU BELIEVE WE WILL PAY FOR OUR SINS?

I BELIEVE EVERYTHING’S LEARNED FROM THE SCARS OF MAN (I SEE YOU)

 

LIFE ISN’T EVERYTHING

LIFE ISN’T EVERYTHING

 

I DON’T BELIEVE IN ‘THE CALLING’ OF GOD

I DON’T BELIEVE A WORD OF ‘THE WORD’ IS TRUE (I SEE YOU)

I DON’T BELIEVE IN THE GOODNESS OF PEOPLE LIKE ME

I BELIEVE EVERYTHING BLEEDS FROM THE FEAR OF MAN (I SEE You)

 

 

LOST

 

SO ARE WE OVER? IS THIS OUR ‘END OF DAYS’?

ARE WE SO BROKEN THAT YOU CAN WALK AWAY?

BUT WHEN YOU THINK BACK TO WHEN WE FIRST MET ARE YOU SAD?

AND WHEN YOU THINK BACK TO ALL WE’VE BEEN THROUGH DOES IT MAKE YOU CRY?

AND WHEN YOU THINK BACK TO ALL THE LOVE WE SHARED DO YOU FEEL ANYTHING?

AND WHEN YOU THINK BACK, WELL DID YOU EVER THINK WE’D COME TO THIS?

AND YET HERE WE ARE, AND I’M LOST

IF WE’RE OVER, THEN YOU’RE FAR AWAY

IF WE’RE OVER, THEN I’M LOST

 

IF I HAD ONE CHANCE, IF I COULD CHANGE YOUR MIND

IF I HAD ONE WISH, I’D WISH FOR MORE TIME

TO SEE YOU WALKING, YOUR HAND IN MY HAND, ONCE AGAIN

TO HEAR YOU LAUGHING, AS IF FOREVER, LIKE MY ONLY FRIEND

TO FEEL MY FINGERS WALK ACROSS YOU SKIN, WITH A KISS TO END

TO LISTEN TO YOU SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME LIKE YOU USED TO DO

LIKE I NEED YOU TO, BUT WE’RE LOST

 

SO IT’S OVER, YOU ARE FROM HOME

SO IT’S OVER AND I STAND ALONE

SO IT’S OVER AND I’M LOST

 

 

LOVE HURT BLEED

 

I’VE SEEN ALL I WANT

I’VE SEEN ALL I NEED

I’VE SEEN EVERYTHING

AND I KNOW EVERYTHING BLEEDS

 

I’VE HURT THINGS I LOVE

I’VE HURT THINGS TO FEED

I’VE HURT EVERYTHING

AND I KNOW EVERYTHING BLEEDS

 

DO YOU KNOW MY NAME?

DO YOU KNOW WHAT I’VE SHARED?

DO YOU THINK I’M LOST?

DO YOU THINK I CARE?

 

EVERYTHING BLEEDS

EVERYTHING BLEEDS

 

 

A SHADOW FALLS ON ME

 

EVERY TIME I FEEL THAT I UNDERSTAND

A SHADOW FALLS ON ME, TAKES IT AWAY

EVERY TIME I TRY TO WALK AWAY

A SHADOW FALLS ON ME AND TELLS ME TO STAY

WHEN WILL IT END?

 

EVERY TIME I DREAM YOU WILL COME HOME

A SHADOW FALLS ON ME AND I WAKE UP ALONE

EVERY TIME I SCREAM FOR SOMEONE TO BLAME

A SHADOW FALLS ON ME AND WHISPERS MY NAME

WHEN WILL IT END?

 

EVERY TIME I BREATHE, LOCKED IN THIS ROOM

A SHADOW FALLS ON ME AND SAYS IT’S TOO SOON

EVERY TIME I DIE AND LAY BY YOUR SIDE

A SHADOW FALLS ON ME AND KEEPS ME ALIVE

WHEN WILL IT END?

 

 

WHERE I CAN NEVER BE

 

AND NOTHING I SAY, AND NOTHING I CAN BE

AND NOTHING I DO WILL EVER BRING YOU BACK TO ME

AND ALL THAT WE LOVED, AND ALL THAT WE HOPED FOR

AND ALL THAT WE DREAMED IS LOST AND SLOWLY FADES AWAY

YOU ARE STILL BREATHING, SO YOU ARE WHERE I CAN NEVER BE

 

AND ALL THAT I WAS, AND ALL THAT I WANTED

AND ALL THAT I COULD HAVE BEEN IS GONE AND TURNS TO STONE

AND I’M NOT HERE, AND I’M NOT REAL

BUT I AM STILL CALLING OUT YOUR NAME TO GUIDE YOU HOME

YOU ARE STILL BREATHING, SO WHERE YOU ARE I CAN NEVER BE

 

SOMETIMES I HEAR YOU

SOMETIMES I SEE YOU

SOMETIMES I FEEL YOU

AND SO I DIE AGAIN

 

 

WE’RE THE UNFORGIVEN

 

ONCE THERE WAS LIFE AND WE WERE STRONG, FULL OF PRIDE

ONCE WE BRED FEAR AND WE WOULD TAKE THE FLESH DENIED

ONCE WE WERE GODS AND ALL THINGS KNELT BEFORE OUR WORD OR DIED

NOW WE’RE JUST A RUIN

WE WERE OUR UNDOING

WE’RE THE UNFORGIVEN

 

ONCE THERE WAS LIGHT BUT WE WERE VAIN, LOST IN MIND

ONCE WE BLED RAGE AND TO OUR SHAME WE KILLED THE BLIND

ONCE WE WERE PRAISED BUT ALL THINGS FAIL, EVEN GODS UNKIND

NOW WE’RE A DEAD RELIGION

NOT ONE SOUL DELIVERED

WE’RE THE UNFORGIVEN

 

WE’RE UNFORGIVEN

WE’RE UNFOGIVEN

 

 

WHO ARE YOU

 

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER SEEN YOUR FACE

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER HEARD YOUR VOICE

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER TOUCHED YOUR HEART

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

I DON’T THINK I’ve EVER KNOWN YOUR NAME

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

SO LET GO

 

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER SEEN YOUR SMILE

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER HEARD THE TRUTH

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER SHARED YOUR DREAMS

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER KNOWN YOU AT ALL

WHO ARE YOU, WHO ARE YOU?

SO LET GO

 

 

MY LAST DAY

 

I’D LIKE TO WATCH YOU GROW TALL, IT CAN NEVER BE

KISS YOU TO SLEEP BUT I KNOW IT CAN NEVER BE

WIPE AWAY ALL OF YOUR TEARS, IT CAN NEVER BE

WALK YOU TO SEE A SUNRISE THAT I WILL NEVER SEE

 

OH OH IT COMES

OH OH IT COMES

MY LAST DAY

 

I’D LIKE TO MEND EVERY HURT, IT CAN NEVER BE

BE THERE TO CATCH EVERY FALL, IT CAN NEVER BE

BE THERE TO LOVE EVERYTHING YOU WILL NEVER BE

SLEEP NOW, I WISH YOU SWEET DREAMS I WILL NEVER SEE

 

OH OH IT COMES

OH OH IT COMES

MY LAST DAY

 

 

 

 

 

ALL SONGS WRITTEN BY GARY NUMAN AND PUBLISHED BY NUMAN MUSIC USA 

 

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~ by calumgray on October 18, 2013.

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