A Darker Shadow

by Crimson Clocks

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      £4.50 GBP  or more

     

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
05:18
7.
03:27

credits

released January 28, 2014

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Crimson Clocks Birmingham, UK

Crimson Clocks set out to deliver the unexpected. We are definitely not your average 'rock' band! Whilst our styles do include some rock, in addition we include some Reggae, Latin, Jazz and something... intangible.

All our songs are original and cover diverse topics including revenge, the devil, vampires, viking/celtic mythology and cats to name but a few.
... more

contact / help

Contact Crimson Clocks

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Track Name: Crimson Circus (Live At The Circus Mix)
When the Crimson Clocks chime the crimson hour
And the crimson night doth the light devour
If you show your coin they’ll be at your command
The Crimson Circus is at hand

The crimson fliers don’t need wires
They never tire as they soar higher
On crimson wings they laugh and sing
See everything, eyes glittering

Crimson creatures long to meet-cha
They can teach ya why they’re such a feature
With crimson jaws they will adore
And claw and paw and still want more

Roll up for the crimson circus
Roll up for the crimson show
Please take care you do not irk us
What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know

The crimson freaks from dwarves to geeks
Will pinch your cheeks to make you shriek
Their crimson eyes cannot disguise
The hunger that provokes their sighs

Roll up for the crimson circus
Roll up for the crimson show
Please take care you do not irk us
What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know

Send in the crimson clowns
With crimson painted grins
Even teeth drip crimson
Scarlet with their sins

The Crimson Gypsy shakes her hips,
She’ll make you tipsy as she strips,
She’ll catch your payment in her raiment
Drain you dry without lament

Roll up for the crimson circus
Roll up for the crimson show
Please take care you do not irk us
What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know

What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know
Track Name: Crimson Circus
When the Crimson Clocks chime the crimson hour
And the crimson night doth the light devour
If you show your coin they’ll be at your command
The Crimson Circus is at hand

The crimson fliers don’t need wires
They never tire as they soar higher
On crimson wings they laugh and sing
See everything, eyes glittering
Crimson creatures long to meet-cha
They can teach ya why they’re such a feature
With crimson jaws they will adore
And claw and paw and still want more

Roll up for the crimson circus
Roll up for the crimson show
Please take care you do not irk us
What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know

The crimson freaks from dwarves to geeks
Will pinch your cheeks to make you shriek
Their crimson eyes cannot disguise
The hunger that provokes their sighs

Roll up for the crimson circus
Roll up for the crimson show
Please take care you do not irk us
What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know

Send in the crimson clowns
With crimson painted grins
Even teeth drip crimson
Scarlet with their sins

The Crimson Gypsy shakes her hips,
She’ll make you tipsy as she strips,
She’ll catch your payment in her raiment
Drain you dry without lament

Roll up for the crimson circus
Roll up for the crimson show
Please take care you do not irk us
What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know
What’s under the crimson, well you don’t want to know
Track Name: All Seeing Eye
All seeing eye, looking through the night
Looking for the answers, using second sight
Do you see what you expected to see?
Do you think that you can see me?
All seeing eye
Don’t blink or you’ll miss it

All seeing eye, looking for the truth
Looking for a solution, looking for the proof
Have you seen enough to satisfy?
Have your visions begun to multiply?
All seeing eye
Don’t get the sun in your eye

All seeing eye, is there too much information?
Are you OD-ing on sensation?
Or does it fill you with elation
All seeing eye… all seeing eye

All seeing eye, is this a made-up situation?
Is there too much stimulation?
Can you keep up your observations?
All seeing eye…. All seeing eye

All seeing eye, who’s looking at you?
Are you watching yourself?
Who monitors what you do?
Do you think that you have total control?
Is domination your only goal?
All seeing eye
Are you looking at me?
All seeing eye?
Are you looking at me?
Track Name: Washer At The Ford
Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away

Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away
Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away

Raven, first, flies overhead
Over the living and the dead
The beak of the raven in the neck of men
The blood will flow, won’t wash away again.

Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away
Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away

Second, join the battle, let battle ensue
See weapons clash, see bodies strewn
Let the battle be queen in the world of men
From it flows the blood, won’t wash away again

Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away
Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away

Third, the Frenzy, descends on all
Gibbering, berserk, as bodies fall
The Frenzy steals the souls and the minds of men
As they spill the blood, won’t wash away again

I stand fast, I shall pursue whatever I watch
I stand fast, I shall destroy those I have my eye on
I stand fast, I shall pursue whatever I watch
And the blood will never wash away
And the blood will never wash away.

Three aspects manifest the Phantom Queen
War, death, disaster, I’ve overseen
I proudly watch the battles of men
And the blood will flow, won’t wash away again

Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away
Washing in the river, washing in the river
Washing in the river, won’t wash the blood away
Track Name: Safe Pair of Hands
You called me a safe pair of hands
That makes me reliable and dependable
A safe pair of hands
Comfy and so friendable
A safe pair of hands
You know that you can trust me
A safe pair of hands
Not everyone but just me
It's nice to be considered so safe
In fact it's really swell
Although if I'm to tell the truth it's boring as hell

My hands are so dangerous
My mind is so strangerous
I'm dying to scare you, to make you aware
You silly little thing, silly little thing
So silly so foolish to feel safe with me

I don't have a safe pair of hands
They're questioning and wandering
Not a safe clean mind
On evil I am pondering
Unsafe pair of hands
I really can't control myself
Unsafe pair of hands
I'm really no good for your health
It's nice that I've fooled you so well
But evil lurks within
This dull safe exterior conceals a will to sin

My hands are so dangerous
My mind is so strangerous
I'm dying to scare you, to make you aware
You silly little thing, silly little thing
So silly so foolish to feel safe with me

I don't have a safe pair of hands
They're questioning and wandering
Not a safe clean mind
On evil I am pondering
Unsafe pair of hands
I really can't control myself
Unsafe pair of hands
I'm really no good for your health
It's nice that I've fooled you so well
But evil lurks within
This dull safe exterior conceals a will to sin

My hands are so dangerous
My mind is so strangerous
I'm dying to scare you, to make you aware
You silly little thing, silly little thing
So silly so foolish to feel safe with me
Track Name: Hel
Darkness I, I rule in a dark place,
Darkness, I, dark my embrace
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’,
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’

I see you sleeping in your chair
Old, worn, tired, bored, unaware,
Can you hear the tolling of your death knell?
Your life is over – now come to Hel

Darkness I, I rule in a dark place,
Darkness, I, dark my embrace
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’,
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’

I can see through the injuries that you feign
If you don’t fall in battle, then you’ll come to my domain
I may entertain your loved ones to plead at your fate
But no one escapes once through my gate.

Darkness I, I rule in a dark place,
Darkness, I, dark my embrace
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’,
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’

Travel through the ice and dark for days and days
Reach the maiden who guards the hidden ways
At the Echoing River take the Golden Bridge
Hel’s Gate awaits over the next ridge

And I’ll let you see them and I’ll let you speak,
And I’ll let them look at you and weep
When they ask for your freedom, then I’ll reply:
“If you don’t meet my bargain then your friend forever dies…”)

Let all the world weep, let all the people weep
Let all the things weep and I’ll let you leave
Let all the world weep, let all the people weep
Let all the things weep and I’ll let you leave

Your friends will ask all the world to weep
All the beasts that wake, all the creatures that sleep
But when I look around me, I can see
All these people not weeping, just looking at me

Darkness I, I rule in a dark place,
Darkness, I, dark my embrace
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’,
They say, ‘Go to Hell’, I say, ‘Come to Hel’
Track Name: Shadow
I'm building a new shadow
'Cause mine's not big enough
I'm building a new shadow
Taller darker edged and rough
I'm building a new shadow to do what mine can't do
I'm building a new shadow and coming after you

I'm brewing up a potion
Smoking glowing green
When I take a drink I become something obscene
My demon drink affects me
Far more than alcohol
It's not me that gets the hangover
It's you that pays the toll

I'm building a new shadow
'Cause mine's not big enough
I'm building a new shadow
Taller darker edged and rough
I'm building a new shadow to do what mine can't do
I'm building a new shadow and coming after you

I'm building a new creature
To be my alter ego
Invisible in shadow
Yet he goes wherever we go
He has no inhibitions
He isn't at all shy
He'll pull your arms and legs off
Like wings off a fly

And my shadow grows so tall
And it's black against the wall
It comes to me when I call
And it's going to kill you all
And my shadow's going black
And I think it's going to crack
Madness it does not lack
And now I can't call it back

I'm making a new virus
That permeates the blood
Eliminates emotion
Eliminates all good
Lets me feel no pleasure
Lets me feel no pain
Takes away every need
Save a sick desire for brains

I'm building a new shadow
'Cause mine's not big enough
I'm building a new shadow
Taller darker edged and rough
I'm building a new shadow to do what mine can't do
I'm building a new shadow and coming after you