Synthetic Eclipse

from by Potmos Hetoimos

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  • A nine-chapter, 30(?)-page short story that immerses the reader in the world behind the album's epic closing track, providing richness and detail beyond the scope of the lyrics. This item will be delivered digitally as a PDF, not a physical book. After your purchase, it will be emailed to you as soon as it is completed*. Another 30-page PDF containing lyric art for each track on the album will also be exclusively delivered to those who purchase this.

    (*Let's be honest, it's been a year and I haven't finished this thing. I probably never will. Purchase at your own risk.)

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lyrics

we don’t need the sun to shine on us
artificial light is pure enough
let the tower rise to never rust
stand long after we return to dust

there’s no reason to look to the sky
all creation is condemned to die
let the oceans rise up to our eyes
‘til holy fire comes to purify

raise the shells in the name of seclusion
self-made gods, enthroned in our own mind
luminous spectacle against the skyline
monument to our prideful kind
archetype of a spiteful lie

heaven’s in the sky, blacking out the sun
ascension of the tide, the ending has begun
in the hills we cannot hide, to the mountains we can’t run
now hell is on the rise...oh God, what have we done?

credits

from The Paragon Trisagion, released August 18, 2015
Vocals by Teemu Mäntynen (Crib45).

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Potmos Hetoimos Baltimore, Maryland

PH is a (mostly) one-man prog/doom/ sludge/post-metal project from Baltimore, Maryland. PH focuses on music as storytelling, with the lyrics and concept being integral to the compositions. The past three albums – "Agatha", "Evelyn" and "Maribel" – form a trilogy that tells a single storyline through the title characters. ... more

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