Vanitas​/​Ghost Key split

by Ghost Key

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recorded in the spring of 2012 by Austin O'Brien.


released April 21, 2012



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Ghost Key Peoria, Illinois

Ghost Key consists of five good friends coming together to make passionate, emotional melodic hardcore.


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Track Name: Barriers
Break down these walls.
These so called barriers.
Just let me in and I can show you.

I can help, fix, and heal you.
I'm not making promises that I can't keep.

Walking blind down a path with not intention of return.
You'll reap what you've sown.
Walking blind, cold and empty
and so alone.

I’m reaching out- with all I have
But you’re the one- letting go

This life is only a lie
And you're digging yourself deeper
You've settled for lies and nothing but despair

I don’t know why I continue to try and help
All you are is a coward
Afraid to change yourself

Finding life too difficult
So you look to escape
You fill your mind with lies
Your body with poison

No matter what words I use
It’ll never work

If only I could quit
As easy as you
Track Name: Vanitas - New Wind
Keep hope in our fathers
Give thanks for creation
The world is collapsing
We must stay sane

Years of waiting
Years of praying
Hold tight to our tales
And keep our heads up

This is everything collapsing
Days gone by

Our progress has always been
One step forward
And three more back
Track Name: Vanitas - Ashes
I hate what I am
Who put these thoughts in my head
My body is broken
And I have no words

Now I'm only
Running out of time
And I can't help but become
Everything I hate

How can you look up to me
When I can't stand the sight of myself
Stare into the glass
I said I'd never watch someone die
But I realized it's happening
Before my eyes

I'll end this before You get the chance
Tighten the rope
I've lost this fight

I am alone