What does Crimson Day mean?

Search Login

Avenged Sevenfold: Crimson Day Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Get "Crimson Day" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

Crimson Day Lyrics

Play "Crimson Day"
on Amazon Music

Dark years
Brought endless rain
Out in the cold, I lost my way
But storms won't last
They clear the air
For something new
The sun came out and brought you through
A lifetime full of words to say
A hope that time will slow the passing...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Aug 1st, 2017 8:32pm report


    Okay, so this one's kinda unique in comparison to all the other songs in the A7X catalogue. "Crimson Day" is a rare moment of personal introspection that lead singer M. Shadows conducted upon himself. Typically, A7X lyrics are either stories told in a third person narration, or songs whose personal topics are about the band altogether as a singular unit, and not just about M. Shadows himself. "Crimson Day" also explores two different topics simultaneously. It's a song about the personal anguish & grief that M. Shadows was still carrying within himself over losing his best friend, the Rev—Avenged Sevenfold's original drummer—even in the present day several years after his untimely death. This black cloud of sorrow Shadows was perpetually plagued by was finally lifted when he and his wife gave birth to their first child. Because their baby was birthed in the wee hours of the morning, Shadows's euphoria was amplified when he & his wife held their newborn baby and witnessed the sun rising. It lit up the morning sky in a fiery hue that Shadows viewed as a blazing red/orange glow; thus the phrase "crimson day". It served as a symbolic inspiration to the lead singer, who equated this process of his grief having finally surrendered to the elation of becoming a parent, to the process of the sun rising each day to vanquish the darkness and mark a new chapter in all of our lives.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 30th, 2016 6:50am report


    M. Shadows based this song on the birth of his son. However, the band wants you to interpret the lyrics in your own way and find your own meaning.




More Avenged Sevenfold song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Related Blog Posts

Just Posted

Our Farewell anonymous
Trees anonymous
Right Turn Clyde anonymous
Once in a Lifetime anonymous
That Summer anonymous
Little Lion Man anonymous
In the Waiting Line anonymous
Collide anonymous
Mr. Soul anonymous
Bitter Green anonymous
Summerwine anonymous
Float anonymous
Waste It On Me anonymous
Breakdown anonymous
No Grass Today anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Sweet But Psycho
Ava Max
MiAMi
Tory Lanez
Close To Me
Ellie Goulding
Dear Drunk Me
Chad Brownlee
Topanga
Trippie Redd
Arms Around You
XXXTENTACION
Dip
Tyga
Waste It On Me
Steve Aoki