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Song Released: 2019


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Leviathan Lyrics

Leviathan where are you now
My secret friend from the underground

Bring your waves and the thunder
Make me believe forever more
Outside my window I can see
The ocean where you used to be
Horns that sprout out from your head

A glowing...

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    anonymous
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    Jul 2nd, 7:34pm report


    I like the C part in particular:

    “Under the blackened sky when a fire storm lit up the ocean overnight
    So we meet again, but this time we step out of our dreams with open eyes
    Now that it's said and done, can we make this world a better place for everyone?
    For everyone“

    It’s as if one has awoken to the compulsion to put dreams into action.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 19th, 6:26am report


    Here, Volbeat's Michael Poulsen sings as the imagination of a young boy who is looking out of his bedroom window. The child can see the ocean and wonders where the Leviathan is.

    Outside my window, I can see
    The ocean where you used to be
    Horns that sprout out from your head
    A glowing light near the surface

    Poulsen explained to Billboard: "He already has a feeling that the world can be an evil place, full of bad people. He wants as a youngster to try to clean up the whole world, but he knows that he can't do that. But he believes that he can contact Leviathan the sea monster, and together they could clean up all the bad things."



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    anonymous
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    Jun 13th, 6:04pm report


    Leviathan is a reference in the bible to the snake that circles and guards the flat earth borders. Some think its a reference to a dinosaur but dont get fooled, they are false doctrine.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 19th, 2019 10:28pm report


    I kinda think this song deals with looking back on the innocence of childhood and how to regain it. I thought no maybe global warming could also fit in. Leviathan could possibly be "us"...



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    anonymous
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    Oct 7th, 2019 10:59am report


    It means destruction. It is about Satan.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Sep 27th, 2019 9:18am report


    I thought it was for the new godzilla movie



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    anonymous
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    Aug 10th, 2019 8:49pm report


    leviathan is a sea monster/ dinosaur reference in the Bible



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    anonymous
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    Jul 2nd, 2019 7:24am report


    To me.. Leviathan is his lost strength, resolve and self confidence. In the ocean it used to be. With a shining light it used to have. When he finds it again on dark and stormy time, he decides to not let it sleep again. It's how I took this. Great lyrics



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    anonymous
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    Jun 15th, 2019 6:02pm report


    I love this song thank you for writing a song like this for people like me. Your True Fan Ralph Scooby Sexton



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    anonymous
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    Jun 6th, 2019 6:42pm report


    A man, wanting to change the way the world is in his adult life, nostalgically looks back to when he was a child, summoning his "secret friend" to help him. (Leviathan) The secret friend is a metaphor for the optimism and endless enthusiasm we had in our youth, when we felt anything was possible.




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